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Center for Digestive Health


Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's Take Steps Walk - May 20, 2023 - Jefferson Park in Seattle

VMFH and the Center for Digestive Health are sponsoring the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation's Take Steps Walk on May 20, 2023 at Jefferson Park in Seattle. We invite you to support this important event benefiting the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation by supporting the VMFH "Royal Flush" team! Timothy Zisman, MD, our captain for the event, encourages you to consider joining us in person for this fun, family-friendly event. Join the Royal Flush team, or donate.

Your digestive health affects you daily, which is why we take a personalized approach to care, focusing on your comfort and dignity. We offer a comprehensive range of gastrointestinal services and facilities, with specialists devoted to the highest level of digestive disease care to advance surgical and non-surgical interventions. From advanced colon cancer screenings and diagnostic tools to leading-edge treatment for acid reflux and liver disease, we're here to help you live your best life.

Award-winning digestive care

The Center for Digestive Health is internationally known for bringing experts together to optimize care through innovations in research, education and a multidisciplinary approach to treatment of digestive and liver diseases. Virginia Mason Franciscan Health was named by Healthgrades® as America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care and received five-star ratings for gastrointestinal medical treatment, gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries and treatment of gastrointestinal bleed, bowel obstruction and pancreatitis.

People come to Virginia Mason Franciscan Health from all over the world to receive care from our award-winning digestive disease team. We collaborate across multiple specialties to understand the full picture of complex digestive issues and deliver outstanding outcomes in the treatment of pancreatic cancer, occult GI bleeding, inflammatory bowel disease and other digestive diseases. Our gastroenterologists, hepatologists, surgeons, radiologists, oncologists, endocrinologists and pathologists apply specialized techniques for diagnosing and treating even the most difficult cases.

Find a gastroenterologist near you

If you have symptoms of a digestive disorder, such as discomfort or bleeding, our gastroenterologists can help.