9th Annual UC Irvine Health Patient Education Conference on Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Presented by the UC Irvine Health H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center in association with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America, Greater Los Angeles/Orange County Chapter

Conference Overview

  • The conference will be held on Saturday, Oct 29, 2016 at the University of California, Irvine Newkirk Alumni Center. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a complex, painful and difficult to diagnose condition that affects an estimated 1.6 million Americans.
  • The H.H. Chao Comprehensive Digestive Disease Center (CDDC) brings together a distinguished panel of local experts at this half-day conference to share new developments in the rapidly evolving science and treatment of IBD.
  • Patients, their families and caregivers can join us to learn more about the latest advances in medical treatments, endoscopic imaging, and surgery for Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis.

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About the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program

The symptoms of IBD are uncomfortable and can become difficult for patients to manage alone. UC Irvine Health offers Orange County’s only comprehensive IBD program at the CDDC. Our team specializes in diagnosing and treating IBD through innovative medical therapies, minimally invasive surgical techniques and nutritional support. Our patient- centered philosophy is built on a multidisciplinary approach that leverages the expertise of the entire care team: gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, radiologists, pathologists, nurse navigators, nutritional experts and social workers.

Registration Instructions

Registration starts at 8 a.m. $10 registration fee includes parking, light breakfast and refreshments.

Dates Offered

October 29, 2016 Saturday 08:30 AM – 01:00 PM
Newkirk Alumni Center
450 Alumni Court
UC Irvine
Irvine, CA 92617