Digestive Diseases

Morris Fourte, a retired machine repairman, is engaged in one of his favorite pastimes—playing cards. Fourte’s life was saved when Dr. Uzma Siddiqui performed a complex endoscopic procedure.
Physician brings Chicago man 'back from the dead' after rare bile duct bleeding threatens his life

Morris Fourte's life was threatened when a rare condition led to internal gastrointestinal bleeding. He credits Uzma Siddiqui, MD, at UChicago Medicine for bringing him "back from the dead" after she used interventional endoscopy to find and tackle his issue.

New guidelines lower colorectal screening age from 50 to 45
Karen KIm, MD, and her patient before colonoscopy procedure
​Specific bacteria in the small intestine are crucial for fat absorption
GI anatomy diagram