Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Also known as: IBD, IBD Center

Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis, are lifelong conditions with a broad range of symptoms. With a team of highly trained experts, Swedish has one of the most comprehensive IBD centers in the Northwest.

At the Swedish Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, part of the Swedish Digestive Health Institute, care is coordinated by a multidisciplinary team which includes the region’s top IBD gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons, experienced dietitians, nurses and clinical researchers. The center also provides naturopathy and psychology services.

Whether newly diagnosed, or seeking care for an existing chronic condition, patients are an active participant with their care team in the development of their treatment plan. Swedish’s approach to managing and treating IBD is holistic and highly customized to each individual patient’s needs.

Conditions Treated

We provide expert care for the following conditions:

  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

Services We Provide

  • Thorough evaluation, diagnosis and treatment by IBD experts
  • Nutrition management
  • Complementary and alternative medications (naturopathic care)
  • Endoscopy and endoscopic therapy
  • Gastrointestinal imaging (CT, MRE, ultrasound)
  • Specialty pharmacy
  • Lifestyle counseling
  • Full spectrum of care from pediatrics through adulthood

The Swedish IBD Center routinely diagnoses, treats and cares for patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Additionally, Swedish physicians are actively researching IBD and new therapies with a variety of clinical trials. When it's a fit for a patient, you may have the opportunity to participate in a clinical trial.

Watch this video to learn more about the Swedish IBD Center.

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