About the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, offers the full spectrum of services needed to effectively manage IBD, from diagnosis to treatment.

We're improving the lives of our patients through the highest-quality care, an outstanding team of specialists, and the very latest technologies, therapies and research. We offer special expertise in the management of IBD in women, including during pregnancy and the adolescent years.

At the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, our patients benefit from:

  • Highly trained specialists in the management of IBD, including gastroenterologists, pathologists, nutritionists, radiologists, psychologists and surgeons
  • State-of-the-art endoscopy equipment for improved diagnosis and treatment, and more accurate detection of early cancer, including video capsule endoscopy and enteroscopy
  • Expert pathologists for interpreting and diagnosing Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis and its possible cancerous changes
  • Leading-edge treatment based on the latest research findings
  • Access to the latest clinical trials
  • Close patient follow-up to optimize treatment, prevent complications, and detect any possible cancerous changes
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Meet Our Team

Our physicians specialize in gastroenterology, including inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. Learn more about our specialists.

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For IBD Patients

Inflammatory bowel disease patient information as well as general patient forms and information including insurance, pay online, billing, hotel/motel guide, customer service, privacy practices (HIPAA) and more.

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IBD Services

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center offers a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic services including laboratory tests, colonoscopy, video capsule endoscopy and x-rays. See a list of available procedures.

Waqar Qureshi, M.D. (372x158)

Know the signs of irritable bowel syndrome

If you’ve ever experienced frequent abdominal discomfort or bloating, it may be a sign of a more serious concern. Dr. Waqar Qureshi discusses the signs and symptoms of IBS. Read more.