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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center Group
Coordinated Care for Your Chronic Colon Conditions


6 IBD Experts

committed to your care.


70,000 new diagnoses 

of inflammatory bowel disease made in the U.S. per year.

1.6 million people

6 Departments

Serving you, all in 1 place. 

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Comprehensive Care Customized to Your Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease is a chronic, life-long disease that involves inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. More than 1.6 million Americans live with some form of IBD, including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Another 70,000 people are diagnosed every year.

These chronic conditions require comprehensive, personalized care from a coordinated team of experts — the kind of care you can only receive at a multi-specialty clinic.

CALL 515.875.9115 TO SCHEDULE

The Iowa Clinic’s IBD Center brings together experts from six different services to develop an individualized, comprehensive treatment plan just for you. With two convenient locations in Ankeny and West Des Moines, doctors from all six departments are in one spot to make it easier to manage your inflammatory bowel disease.

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Our goal is to keep you as healthy as possible. Treating IBD is complex and may involve a mix of medications, immunosuppressants and lifestyle modifications to manage your symptoms and minimize complications.

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Health maintenance is an important aspect of living with inflammatory bowel disease. The state-of-the-art services in our Endoscopy Center guide your treatment to improve your health, avoid infection and prevent colorectal cancer.

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Diet and lifestyle changes help keep your flares at bay. We work with you to ensure your diet is optimized to get the nutrients you need to stay healthy and keep your symptoms from recurring.

Meet Our IBD Doctors


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Jonathan Fahler, DO
Serving West Des Moines & Ankeny

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Chris Gibbs, MD
Serving West Des Moines & Ankeny

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Amber Tierney, MD
Serving West Des Moines & Ankeny

Colorectal Surgeons

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Kyle Rogers, MD, FACS, FASCRS
Serving West Des Moines

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Molly Gross, MD
Serving Ankeny

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Ohmar Coughlin, MD
Serving West Des Moines

Additional Resources

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is a great resource for those diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. They offer reliable medical information and resources to support patients and their families from diagnosis, to flare-ups and disease maintenance.

Need more information? Please give us a call at 515.875.9115.

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