Healthcare: Gastroenterology & Digestive Health

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

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About the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

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

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Who Do We Treat?

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Patients come to us with a variety of symptoms, most commonly diarrhea, pain in the abdomen, and bleeding with bowel movements. Since IBD is a chronic condition and can increase your risk of colon cancer, it is important to get regular examinations by a specialist with expertise in IBD.

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Why We are Different

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We're improving the lives of our patients through the highest-quality care, an outstanding team of specialists, and the 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
  • Multidisciplinary pediatric to adult transition clinic
  • Multidisciplinary IBD surgery clinic
  • GI wellness and nutrition
  • Behavioral health services
  • Leading-edge treatment based on the latest research findings
  • Access to the latest clinical trials
  • A close patient follow-up to optimize treatment, prevent complications and detect any possible cancerous changes
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What is Inflammatory Bowel Disease?

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Learn more about IBD, how it is diagnosed and treated.

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Diagnostic Testing for IBD

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Our experts examine every possible cause of your condition. You may need one or more tests to determine the issue.

 

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Surgical Procedures for IBD

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Experts in new, innovative, minimally invasive surgical procedures for patients with problems related to IBD. Learn More.

 

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IBD and Nutrition

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Our team includes a dedicated nutritionist who specializes in helping patients with inflammatory bowel disease avoid trigger foods.

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Medications for IBD

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Brief description of available medications that are used to treat both Chrohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis. Patients with IBD should discuss their medications in detail with their doctor. Learn More.

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IBD and Pregnancy

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Common questions about IBD and pregnancy. To optimize your health talk to your doctor before you become pregnant. Learn More.