Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

The Center for Crohn’s and Colitis at University Gastroenterology provides specialized care to patients who have Ulcerative Colitis and Crohn’s disease. Our doctors are dedicated to providing the highest quality of care using the latest diagnostic and treatment methods.  Some of the aspects provided by the Center include:

  • Medical care by gastroenterologists specialized in managing Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Endoscopic services
    • upper GI endoscopy and colonoscopy
    • small bowel video capsule
    • all endoscopic biopsies are reviewed by specialized GI pathologists
  • Infusion therapy
    • biologic medications (i.e. Remicade, Entyvio)
    • iron supplementation
  • Registered dietitians on­site provide nutrition counseling
  • Laboratory testing on­site
  • Assistance with navigating medication discount programs and insurance benefits for medications
  • We collaborate with the leading colorectal surgeons and radiologists in Rhode Island.

Dr. Sheldon Lidofsky, M.D. – Co­-Director
Dr. Joel Spellun, M.D. – Co-Director ­