Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a group of long-term, chronic intestinal disorders, can be uncomfortable and painful. These disorders, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, can disrupt your daily routine and affect your quality of life.

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt University Medical Center provides comprehensive care and management for IBD. Our specialists work together to offer you long-term relief for your IBD symptoms, to minimize flare-ups and to help you achieve longer periods of remission.

Conditions We Treat

We treat all types of inflammatory bowel disease, including:

Meet Your Care Team

Dawn M. Adams
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4.6

Dawn M. AdamsMD, MS

    Celiac, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Nutritional Deficiencies and Weight Loss
Dawn M. Borromeo Beaulieu
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4.7

Dawn M. Borromeo BeaulieuMD

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Robin L. Dalal
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4.9

Robin L. DalalMD

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Sara N. Horst
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4.9

Sara N. HorstMD, MPH

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Elizabeth A. Scoville

Elizabeth A. ScovilleMD, MSCI

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
David A. Schwartz
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4.8

David A. SchwartzMD

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Caroline V. Duley
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4.8

Caroline V. DuleyBS, MSN, NP

    Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
Sara E. Hedrich
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Sara E. HedrichFNP

    Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Lawrence S. Gaines
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4.7

Lawrence S. GainesPhD, MA, BA

    Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Gastroenterology, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Psychiatry

Why Choose Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic at Vanderbilt

  • Recognized care

    U.S. News & World Report ranks Vanderbilt Gastroenterology and GI Surgery among the top programs in the nation. 

  • Unique expertise

    Vanderbilt has the only dedicated clinic that exclusively treats IBD in the Southeast region. This means our doctors offer a unique level of knowledge and skill to treat your IBD.

  • A team approach

    Our gastroenterologists and colorectal surgeons work closely with nurse practitioners, dietitians, pharmacists, social workers and psychologists to provide the comprehensive care you need.

  • Personalized care

    Our team compassionately guides you through your diagnosis and treatment. We work together to review your test results and develop a personalized care plan to meet your unique needs. If necessary, we can quickly refer you to a colorectal surgeon or other specialists.

  • Clinical trials

    As part of an academic medical center, we offer access to some of the most promising new approaches being tested in clinical trials. Find a clinical trial

  • Support services

    Our dedicated specialty pharmacists and administrative staff can help you easily and quickly obtain your prescriptions. We also offer access to the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, which uses research-based therapies to complement your treatment.

  • Smoking cessation services

    Smoking can aggravate your Crohn’s disease symptoms. Our team can guide you to resources to help you quit smoking.

  • Online health portal

    We want to make your experience as seamless and stress-free as possible. You can use our secure online portal, My Health at Vanderbilt, to contact your care team 24/7, schedule appointments, manage medications and access your medical records.

Tests, Treatments and Services

We offer a full range of treatment options to help you manage the symptoms of your IBD. We will discuss different treatment options with you, which may include:

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    Lifestyle changes
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    Medication
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    Surgery

Location

1211 21st Avenue South, Suite 220
Nashville, TN 37232
Today's hours:Closed

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