Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

The Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) is one of the largest centers of its kind in the United States, but we still provide individualized care so each child can experience optimal health. Each year, about 1,700 children with IBD come from around the world to receive the latest treatments and to participate in clinical research studies.

Crohn’s Disease: Lucy’s Story

Why Choose Us?

Your child's IBD team isn't just comprised of experts in delivering treatment — our specialists are actively involved in the development of innovative ways to treat these diseases more safely and effectively. Significant breakthroughs in the treatment of IBD have happened right here at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Our Team

Our team of pediatric IBD experts gives your child expert care, from initial testing and diagnosis through long-term disease management. Our multi-specialty team works closely with the departments of Rheumatology, Dermatology, Radiology, Pathology, and Nutrition.