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Colon and Rectal Surgery
Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is the condition that results when cells involved in inflammation and immune response are called into the lining of Inflammatory Bowel Diseasethe gastrointestinal tract. This infiltration thickens the bowel lining and interferes with absorption and motility (the ability of the bowel to contract and move food). With abnormal ability to contract and abnormal ability to absorb, the bowel’s function is disrupted. 

Inpatient Facilities:
Hospital University of Pennsylvania (HUP)
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center (PPMC)
Pennsylvania Hospital (PAH)
 

Office Visit Locations:
Perelman Center - East Pavilion, 2nd Floor (HUP)
266 Wright-Saunders Building (PPMC)
700 Spruce Street - Garfield Duncan Building (PAH)

 
Making an Office Visit Appointment:
215-662-2078 or 800-789-PENN
 
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