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There are many ways you can help children and their families get the care they need.
At the Boston Children’s IBD Center, we look beyond IBD as a chronic, medical condition. We understand that IBD affects the way you or your child experiences the world and interacts with others.
Our team has created a number of helpful guides for patients and their families to help them understand and manage all of the emotional and physical aspects of IBD:
The best pediatric IBD care involves so much more than medical treatment. At Boston Children’s, our program offers:
The teenage and young adult years are challenging enough without having to deal with a chronic illness.
IBD can be an embarrassing disease, and you or your child may find it hard to talk about her bowel movements and tolerate invasive tests and exams. But it’s important that patients feel comfortable discussing their condition so that we can best monitor them and make sure treatments are working.
We work hard to develop a strong, positive relationship with all of our patients and their families.
Our care for teens and young adults also includes:
The director of our IBD Center, Dr. Scott B. Snapper, MD, PhD, is both an adult and pediatric IBD specialist. Under his leadership, our team completely understands the importance of supporting and preparing our patients to transition into adult care by age 26.
For local patients, we maintain a partnership with the Crohn’s and Colitis Center at Brigham & Women’s Hospital in Boston. This program continues with the same level of world-class expertise, multidisciplinary care and innovative research.
For more information, appointments or a second opinion, please call the Boston Children’s IBD Center at 617-355-6058 or request an appointment online
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”