Stronger than Crohn’s

As one of the largest Crohn’s and colitis treatment centers in the world, we relentlessly research and implement new medical and surgical innovations to help patients achieve remission.

David Rubin, MD
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Treatment Plans As Unique As Our Patients

Many gastrointestinal (GI) diseases and disorders require long-term care. For newly diagnosed patients, learning how to manage a chronic GI disease can be overwhelming and frustrating. Our gastroenterology specialists partner with patients at every stage of their lives to help them through each new challenge, however big or small.

US News and World Report 2020-21 Badge for Gastroenterology
Nationally Ranked in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

According to U.S. News & World Report's 2021-22 Rankings

Newsweek world best hospital gastroenterology 2021
World's Best Hospitals for Gastroenterology

Newsweek ranked UChicago Medicine as one of top 50 best hospitals in the world for gastroenterology care.

Dr. Sonia Kupfer
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We’re committed to advancing discoveries that transform our patients’ lives and expand our physicians’ knowledge.

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Traveling to Receive Care?

Destination UChicago Medicine is a new program providing concierge services for patients traveling from beyond our service areas.

Our Gastroenterology Locations

Telemedicine at UChicago Medicine

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Schedule a GI Video Visit

For your convenience and safety, we offer secure and easy virtual visits for most non-urgent visit types. Our digestive disease care providers can assess your symptoms, make a diagnosis, recommend treatment and send prescriptions to your pharmacy.

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Get a Second Opinion Online

Whether you are facing a complex health issue or difficult treatment decision, getting a second opinion can help you make an informed decision about your care. Get an online second opinion from one of our experts without having to leave home.

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Submit an E-Visit

Complete an online questionnaire (e-visit) through your MyChart account to get a same-day diagnosis and a treatment plan from UChicago Medicine clinicians for common conditions.

Why Choose Gastroenterology at UChicago Medicine

Not only do we have the best minds in medicine, but also our state-of-the-art facilities and technology aid our gastroenterology specialists in every evaluation, treatment and procedure.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Senior Faculty at the DCAM hospital building
Dr. Yalini Vigneswaran and a GERD patient
Dr. Russell Cohen with an IBD patient
Eugene B. Chang, MD, GI and IBD researcher
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Dr. Vivek Prachand walking with a patient in the CCD
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GI Research Foundation Events

GI Research Foundation is a non-profit 501(c)(3) dedicated to support the research of the Digestive Diseases Center.

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Digestive Diseases Center

Our team is dedicated to improving the lives of patients who suffer from digestive diseases. Learn more about the digestive diseases center.

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