Integrative Diagnostic & Therapeutic Center for Complex Inflammatory Bowel Disease

INSTITUTE
University Hospitals Digestive Health Institute

CO-DIRECTORS
Jeffry Katz, MD, Gastroenterology, Jeffry.Katz@UHhospitals.org
Sharon Stein, MD, Colorectal Surgery, Sharon.Stein@UHhospitals.org

APPOINTMENT LINE
For medical appointments, please call Dr. Katz’s office at 216-844-1995.
For surgical referrals, please call Dr. Stein’s office at 216-844-2873.
For hospital transfers, please call 216-844-1111.

Conditions Treated
Complicated Crohn’s disease
Ulcerative colitis
Pouchitis
Extra-intestinal manifestation of IBD

Therapies and Services
Coordinated, complex medical-surgical management of complicated IBD
Advanced biologic therapies
Advanced imaging modalities and therapy
Advanced endoscopic disease management
Chromoendoscopy for cancer screening and surveillance
Nutritional approach to IBD

Distinguishing Features
Expertise in full spectrum of newer biologic therapies for IBD
High-volume clinical center with more than 20 years of experience in complicated IBD management
Access to the newest clinical trials of novel medical therapies
Personalized IBD disease management program
Multidisciplinary team with access to an inpatient GI service for management of complex IBD patients


About UH Cleveland Medical Center
At the core of University Hospitals’ $4 billion health system is UH Cleveland Medical Center, ranked among America’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. UH Cleveland Medical Center is home to some of the most prestigious clinical and research programs in the nation, including cancer, pediatrics, women’s health, orthopedics, radiology, neuroscience, cardiology and cardiovascular surgery, digestive health, transplantation and genetics. Its main campus includes UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital, ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the nation; UH MacDonald Women’s Hospital, Ohio’s only hospital for women; and UH Seidman Cancer Center, part of the NCI-designated Case Comprehensive Cancer Center at Case Western Reserve University.