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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of disorders characterized by inflammation of the small intestine and colon. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at UC San Diego Health diagnoses and treats people with IBD from around the world.

Our leadership in IBD medical research means that you have access to clinical trials for the newest therapies and advanced surgical techniques for the treatment of this challenging condition.

Why Choose Us?

UC San Diego Health has made landmark achievements in medical therapy and minimally invasive surgical techniques to achieve remission of symptoms in people with IBD. 

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center unites the expertise of gastroenterologists, radiologists, nutritional health experts, surgeons and researchers to deliver comprehensive, innovative care.

Meet Our IBD Team



  • Karissa Lee, PharmD, BCPS
  • Michelle Schlueter, PharmD, BCPS, NCTTP
  • Natalie Whitmire, PharmD, BCPS

Nurse Practitioners


  • Christine Dobal, RN, BSN
  • Jacqueline Sagala, RN, BSN