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About William Jeffery Sandborn, MD
William Sandborn, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist who is one of the world's top experts in the management of ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
A professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Sandborn is internationally recognized for his contributions in the fields of biotechnology therapy, clinical pharmacology, conduct of clinical trials, diagnostic and treatment of pouchitis, epidemiology and natural history, and endoscopic and radiographic imaging techniques.
His clinical trials have been instrumental to developing modern treatments for inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Dr. Sandborn has published nearly 850 articles in prestigious journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JAMA, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology.
Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Sandborn worked in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. Dr. Sandborn completed his fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He did his residency and earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He is board certified in gastroenterology.
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- Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA
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Conditions and Treatments
- Crohn's Disease
- Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Microscopic Colitis