At University of Chicago Medicine Comer Children's, a team of specialists works together to evaluate patients and develop individualized plans for treating inflammatory bowel disease. Our team includes gastroenterologists (specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the stomach and intestines) with an expertise in IBD, celiac disease, liver disease and nutrition, as well as dietitians, dermatologists, rheumatologists (specialists in diseases that affect the joints, muscles, bones and immune system), pathologists (scientists who examine laboratory samples of body tissue to help diagnose disease), surgeons and child life specialists.

Pediatric IBD Specialists

Supporting IBD Team

Katie Sonnenburg, MS, RN, CPNP

Katie has worked in pediatric gastroenterology for several years, with a special interest in children with inflammatory bowel disease. Specifically, she is interested in promoting self-management to children diagnosed with IBD.

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