For Referring Physicians

The UPMC Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center:

  • Provides consultations for people with IBD, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Accepts referrals of patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
  • Coordinates all aspects of patient diagnosis and treatment with primary care physicians and referring gastroenterologists.

Partners in Patient Care

We understand that the relationship between the Center and the referring physician is crucial to the patient’s disease management.

Our partnership with referring physicians helps ensure optimum care, and we take pride in keeping this relationship open and maintaining excellent communication with our physician partners.

Educational and Academic Resources

Contact Us

Call 1-866-4GASTRO
(1-866-442-7876) to:

  • Obtain a consultation
  • Make a referral
  • Learn more about our services

Cross-Center Collaboration

The IBD Center holds a weekly meeting for UPMC gastroenterologists, surgeons, radiologists and related medical professionals to discuss new IBD research findings to improve patient care.  

A number of other leading east coast academic centers join UPMC remotely to discuss IBD cases from all over the country. Patients with complicated cases of IBD can be comforted to know that their care options are being discussed among some of the greatest IBD minds in the country.

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