Crohn's & Colitis

Crohns and Colitis ManagementMeridian’s Crohn's & Colitis Management Center provides comprehensive care of patients with Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Here, a team of surgeons, enterostomal therapists, nurses, dietitians, radiologists, pathologists, pain management specialists, and gastroenterologists strives to collaborate seamlessly with your healthcare team to offer:

  • Laparoscopic and conventional incision surgery for ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease (laparoscopic J-pouch, intestinal resection, fistula care, abscess drainage, stricturoplasty, wound and stoma care, hernia treatment)
  • Care of complex anorectal disease
  • Nutritional assessment and optimization
  • Pain medicine consultation
  • Wound and stoma care
  • Second opinions
  • Support groups
  • Entry into research trials

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