Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center of Excellence at University Gastroenterology provides specialized care to patients who have ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Our doctors are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care using the latest diagnostic and treatment methods. 

Some of the aspects provided by University Gastroenterology's IBD Center of Excellence include:

  • Medical care by gastroenterologists specialized in managing Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis
  • Endoscopic services
    • Upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy
    • Small bowel video capsule
    • All endoscopic biopsies are reviewed by specialized GI pathologists
  • Infusion therapy
    • Biologic medications (i.e. Remicade, Entyvio)
    • Iron supplementation
  • Collaboration with registered dieticians who specialize in gastrointestinal disorders
  • Assistance with navigating medication discount programs and insurance benefits for medications
  • Collaboration with the leading colorectal surgeons and radiologists in Rhode Island

 

Our Team

Director

Sheldon Lidofsky, MD

 

Jason Ferreira, MD

Peter Margolis, MD

Lisa Mueller, MD

Kathleen Rassler, NP

Kathleen Rassler, NP

 

Infusion Center

Director

Phillip McAndrew, MD

 

IBD Clinical Research Division

Director

Sheldon Lidofsky, MD

Co-Assistant Directors

Jason Ferreira, MD
Lisa Mueller, MD

Clinical Research Supervisor

Renee Ambrose, MS

 

IBD Resources

Crohn's Disease

Ulcerative Colitis