Recent News

Dr. Lisa Marie Cannon joins IBD and GI Cancer teams

February 10, 2015

We are pleased to introduce Lisa Marie Cannon, MD, a clinical associate in colon and rectal surgery specializing in the care of patients with inflammatory bowel disease, colon and rectal cancer, diverticulitis and benign perianal disease.

Pancreatic Disease Center - the first of its kind in Illinois

February 10, 2015

We are proud to announce our Pancreatic Disease Center.

Meet Dr. Uzma Siddiqui

February 10, 2015

Meet the only female therapeutic endoscopist at a major academic medical center in Chicago, who leads Endoscopic Ultrasound and Advanced Endoscopy Training here at the University of Chicago Medicine.

Celiac Disease Center

February 10, 2015

As founder and director of the University of Chicago Celiac Disease Center, Dr. Stefano Guandalini’s goal can be summed up in three words: cure celiac disease.

State-of-the-art GI procedure/interventional endoscopy facility

February 10, 2015

Learn about our GI/interventional endoscopy (CERT) procedure facility, which received a 94.5% patient satisfaction rating in 2014.

How epigenetics influences IBD

February 10, 2015

Researchers at the University of Chicago Medicine are looking at how epigenetics — the study of cellular and physiological traits heritable by daughter cells and not caused by changes in the DNA sequence — influences IBD.

Leading expert on colon and rectal surgery joins UCM

October 27, 2014

Neil Hyman, MD, FACS, joins UCM to lead new section of colon and rectal surgery. He has been named to the "Best Doctors in America" and "America's Top Doctors for Cancer" lists annually since 2009.

Dr. Helen Te’s Hepatology and Liver Transplant Clinic Now Open in NW Indiana

October 27, 2014

Gastroenterologists and primary care physicians in Northwest Indiana now have access to a unique resource for their patients with liver disease or complications from cirrhosis. The University of Chicago Medicine (UCM) has opened the Hepatology & Liver Transplant Clinic at 222 Indianapolis Boulevard in Schererville, led by Helen S. Te, MD.

Dr. Eugene Chang provides new insights into the role of gut microbes in IBD

October 27, 2014

Research by Eugene B. Chang, MD, the Martin Boyer Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Director of the NIDDK P30 Digestive Diseases Research Core Center, offers new insights into the role of gut microbes in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Center for Small Bowel Disease and Nutrition

October 27, 2014

The University of Chicago Medicine’s is one of a few medical centers focusing on small bowel disease and nutrition, and one of only six in the United States with the endoscopic equipment to diagnose and treat small bowel syndrome/intestinal failure. Carol Semrad, MD pioneered this program and is ready to help you and your patients.

Russell D. Cohen, MD

October 27, 2014

The head of UCM’s renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Russell D. Cohen, MD, FACG, AGAF, shares his personal philosophy of caring for individuals at every stage of life.

New grant awarded to UCM’s Andrew Aronsohn, MD and Daniel Johnson, MD

October 27, 2014

Two UCM physicians receive CDC grant to increase community’s capacity to diagnose and treat hepatitis C.

Dr. Kupfer now accepting patients at new Gastrointestinal Cancer and Prevention Risk clinic

October 27, 2014

The University of Chicago Medicine has a long-standing tradition of cancer risk assessment. New this year, the Gastrointestinal Cancer Risk and Prevention Clinic provides counseling and hope to people with increased risk.