Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is the name of a group of disorders in which the small and large intestines become inflamed.

Programs + Services


Primary Care

Find a Primary Care Physician near you. With offices in Boston, Framingham, Quincy and Wellesley, our doctors offer health evaluations and management.
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Ulcerative Colitis Surgery

The Colorectal Surgeons at Tufts Medical Center in Boston provide the best surgical and treatment options for IBS, Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis. Learn more.
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General Gastroenterology Program

Tufts MC’s department of gastroenterology and hepatology is highly experienced in diagnosing and treating a wide range of gastrointestinal and liver conditions.
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn + Ulcerative Colitis referral

Refer a patient to Tufts Medical Center's Department of Gastroenterology for Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Crohn Disease, and Ulcerative Colitis care.
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Doctors + Care Team

Aaron M. Dickstein, MD
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Aaron M. Dickstein, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Director, Gastroenterology Fellowship Program; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-9292

General gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy, gastrointestinal motility, obscure GI bleeding, fecal microbiota transplantation, video capsule endoscopy

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Alexander N.  Levy, MD

Alexander N. Levy, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-9292

Inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, general gastroenterology, gastrointestinal endoscopy and colonoscopy, chromoendoscopy, colon cancer screening

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Harmony Allison, MD
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Harmony Allison, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Clinical and Research Instructor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-1480

Gastrointestinal motility, inflammatory bowel disease, general GI and endoscopy, diarrhea, constipation, celiac disease and limited liver function test abnormalities

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Joel V. Weinstock, MD

Joel V. Weinstock, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Gastroenterologist; Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Medicine, Gastroenterology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-5883
Fax #: 617-636-4505

Gastroenterology, inflammatory bowel diseases, mucosal immunity, general gastroenterology, GI bleeding, endoscopy

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Martin D. Goodman, MD

Martin D. Goodman, MD

Accepting New Patients

Title(s): Director, Peritoneal Surface Malignancy Program; Surgeon; Assistant Professor, Tufts University School of Medicine
Department(s): Surgery, General Surgery, Surgical Oncology
Appt. Phone: 617-636-9248
Fax #: 617-636-9095

General surgery, advanced abdominal tumors, peritoneal surface malignancies, hepatobiliary/pancreatic/colorectal minimally invasive surgical oncology

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Research + Clinical Trials


Metabolic Signature of Colonic Microorganisms in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Characterization of anaerobic microorganisms in the bowel of patients with inflammatory bowel disease.
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