The University of Chicago Medicine Digestive Diseases Center continues to serve as a reliable resource for outstanding digestive diseases care, and we are taking every precaution to keep our patients and healthcare workers as safe as possible. We recognize that there will be additional special needs that may emerge as patients suffer from relapses of their chronic conditions or the development of new GI problems.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have a patient for whom you need assistance:

Coronavirus Resources for GI Clinicians

Our faculty and staff have published the following protocols and guidelines for digestive diseases care during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UChicago Medicine Endoscopic PPE Guidance

UChicago Medicine Inpatient Nutrition Protocol

American College of Gastroenterology Inflammatory Bowel Disease and COVID-19 Patient Information

Medically-Necessary, Time-Sensitive Procedures: A Scoring System to Ethically and Efficiently Manage Resource Scarcity and Provider Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic (2020)

Management of Patients with Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Results of an International Meeting (2020)

AGA Clinical Practice Update on Management of Inflammatory Bowel Disease During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Expert Commentary (2020)

Digestive Diseases Center

Our specialists offer exceptional care based in advanced, research-driven medicine for both common and rare conditions. We are one of the nation’s top-ranked hospitals for gastroenterology and GI surgery.

Learn more about our Digestive Diseases Center