Tag: Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Ask the Experts: For Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients, treatment options including lifestyle changes, medication and surgery can bring relief

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a chronic condition that requires regular care in order for patients to successfully manage their symptoms. Colorectal surgeon Elizabeth Wood, MD is part of a multidisciplinary team that treats IBD at Regional One Health. Dr. Wood sees patients if lifestyle changes and medications have not helped, and always seeks to [...]

2022-04-05T11:17:40-06:00June 14th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: When do I need to see a colorectal surgeon?

Colorectal surgeons like Elizabeth Wood, MD treat a variety of conditions, from benign issues like hemhorroids and Inflammatory Bowel Disease to colon and rectal cancers. Dr. Wood always looks for the least invasive surgical approach possible to minimize scarring, risk and recovery. She encourages patients who are experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms to see a health care [...]

2022-04-05T11:17:03-06:00April 17th, 2022|

Inflammatory Bowel Disease can impact sexuality and fertility, but proper medical care can help patients address their concerns

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which often shows up in a patient's teens, 20s or 30s, can have a significant impact on sexuality and fertility. Gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD talks with his patients about these issues to help them improve quality of life. Dr. Baidoo also helps patients make sure their IBD is well-managed, allowing them to [...]

2021-12-07T08:28:06-06:00January 4th, 2022|

What’s the difference between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Both Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome can cause symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and fatigue. However, the two conditions are actually very different, and it's important to see a specialist for an accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment plan. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a world-renowned leader in the treatment of IBD, helps patients manage [...]

2021-12-07T08:27:38-06:00December 21st, 2021|

I’m worried I have Inflammatory Bowel Disease. What can I expect when I talk to my physician?

If you're experiencing symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and blood in the stool, you could be suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Leonard Baidoo, MD, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, can help patients reach an accurate diagnosis and the optimal treatment for their condition. Dr. Baidoo is a world-renowned specialist in the treatment of IBD, [...]

2021-12-08T09:14:05-06:00December 8th, 2021|

New Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center aims to establish Regional One Health as a leader in treating Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis

World-renowned Inflammatory Bowel Disease specialist Leonard Baidoo, MD has joined the team at Regional One Health to treat conditions like Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. He plans to establish a world-class IBD Center that provides the type of cohesive, ongoing care that patients with a chronic condition require. Along with delivering exceptional medical treatment, [...]

2021-05-28T08:04:59-06:00May 28th, 2021|