Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a term that is used to describe disorders involving chronic inflammation of the digestive tract, such as ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. In this 4-part video series, a panel of experts discuss diagnosis, identifying moderate or severe IBD patients, treatment, and patient education. For additional resources for both patients and care providers, please visit the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) website.

Disclosure: The faculty received modest honoraria from Frontline Medical Communications for their participation in this roundtable and maintained complete editorial control over all content presented. The views of the faculty do not necessarily reflect those of Frontline Medical Communications, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA), or the sponsor.

Video 1 of 4: Diagnosis of IBD

In this video, panelists walk through the diagnosis process. IBD is complex in nature, and the global understanding of the disease is ever-evolving. The roundtable participants discuss the value of different tests that are available to evaluate IBD, and requirements for making ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease diagnoses.

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Video 1 of 4: Diagnosis of IBD
Video 2 of 4: Identifying Moderate or Severe IBD Patients
Video 3 of 4: Addressing All Levels of IBD
Video 4 of 4: Educating Patients About IBD

About the Panel

Ellen J. Scherl, MD, Moderator

  • Director, Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Attending Physician, New York-Presbyterian Hospital Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Adjunct Professor of Medicine at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Patrick Basu, MD

  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at Weill Cornell Medical School

James Marion, MD

  • Professor of Medicine at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital

Arun Swaminath, MD

  • Director, Lenox Hill Hospital Northwell Health Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Program
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

This video roundtable was produced by the Custom Programs division of Frontline Medical Communications.

The editorial staff of GI & Hepatology News was not involved in developing the video roundtable.

Dr. Scherl reports research support from AbbVie, AstraZeneca, and Janssen Research & Development; consulting for Janssen, Protagonist Therapeutics, and Seres Therapeutics.

Dr. Swaminath reports research grant support from AbbVie; ad board honoraria from Medtronic and Pfizer.

Drs. Marion and Basu do not report any disclosures.