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Crohn's Disease & Colitis Center

Whether you have been diagnosed with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis or suspect that you have inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), the experienced, caring physicians at the Atlantic Gastroenterology Associates Crohn's & Colitis Center can offer the most advanced diagnostic and treatment care available in the Southern New Jersey region.

Currently, there are no cures for either disease, but medications can be used to treat symptoms and often put the diseases into remission for long periods of time. Patients at the AGA Crohn's & Colitis Treatment Center can be assured that they have access to the most advanced diagnostic equipment available as well as the latest options in treatment thanks to AGA's commitment to clinical trials of the next generation of treatments.

At the AGA Crohn's & Colitis Treatment Center, attaining REMISSION is the ultimate goal.

What You Should Know About Crohn's & Colitis:

  • The causes of both Crohn's and ulcerative colitis are unknown, though people with both conditions may have problems with their immune systems.
  • High risk populations of both Crohn's and colitis include those with family history of the diseases or with Jewish ancestry.
  • Although stress and certain foods can trigger symptoms, they do not cause Crohn's or colitis.
  • Both conditions can be debilitating and sometimes can lead to life-threatening complications.

Dr. Gary Rosman discusses the symptoms and treatment of GERD.

IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) Conference

Save The Date: IBD Conference Sept. 28, 2013

The Stephen Matarazzo IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) half-day conference was held Friday, November 22, 2013

The conference highlighted the latest advances in the diagnosis and treatment of Inflammatory Bowel Disease and was presented by nationally known experts who are actively involved with Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Conference Links
About IBD (pdf)
IBD Conference Public Agenda (pdf)
IBD Conference Health Professional Agenda (pdf)
Faculty Bios
IBD Program Book (pdf)

Conference Presentations
Discussing Medication Risks By Thomas A. Judge (pdf)
Fecal Microbiota Transplant: Role in IBD By Ari Grinspan, M.D. (pdf)
Levels of Biologicals and Their Antibodies by Thomas A. Ullman, M.D. (pdf)
Behavioral Health and Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) By Betsy Turner, Phd (pdf)
Update on Quality of Care in IBD By Thomas A. Ullman, M.D. (pdf)
Minimally Invasive Surgical Approaches to Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis by Howard Ross, M.D. (pdf)
New Treatments for Ulcerative Colitis: How do they stack up, and how to Use them by Barry Kaufman, M.D. (pdf)
Inflammation & Your Gut by Tammy Innes-Lang, D.C. (pdf)

Dr. Barry Kaufman talks about colon cancer.
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Crohn's Disease & Colitis Center

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