Digestive Diseases

David Rubin and Russell Cohen
Combination of IBD medications offers bridge to avoid surgery

UChicago Medicine IBD experts create new treatment regimen to first heal the inflamed gut, then achieve remission with safer, long-term therapy, avoiding the need for surgery.

Appendix cancer, while rare, still requires expert treatment
Kiran Turaga, MD, MPH, in front of window overlooking Chicago skyline from Center for Care and Discovery
Mission: Remission; IBD expert helps student find relief from ulcerative colitis
Jaclyn Hanley, patient of IBD expert Dr. David Rubin