Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Our physician-led, multidisciplinary team has extensive experience and expertise in treating the most complicated inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) patients. These complications include refractory Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, along with short gut syndrome and TPN dependency. In addition to our board-certified gastroenterologists, our collaborative team includes talented specialists from multiple specialties, including colorectal surgery and GI imaging and radiology.

Our Team

Meet our gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, pathologists and radiologist.

UF’s Cutting Edge Research

Jobin Lab

The Jobin Laboratory is interested in bacteria/host interactions and ensuring innate/immunological responses during health and diseases.

Zhou Lab

The goal of the Zhou laboratory is to determine the transcriptional regulation of mucosal immune responses and host-microbiome interactions.

Zimmermann Lab

Dr. Ellen Zimmermann’s lab focuses on not only the molecular advances in IBD but also the social aspects that come along with the disease.

UF Health IBD Program

Project ECHO

Connecting primary care providers to improve the health of patients living with inflammatory bowel disease.


The UF Health IBD Program needs your financial support to continue and expand our mission of IBD patient care, research and education. Contributions are tax deductible and can be designated for specific projects, purchase of research equipment, support of research personnel or the establishment of endowed professorships.

Dr. Jillian Pope