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.
Our providers use novel endoscopic techniques and therapies for diagnosing and treating difficult GI disorders, including gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's esophagus, acute pancreatitis and inflammatory bowel disease. These advances, along with our participation in national clinical trials, give our patients a broad range of treatment options.
Virginia Mason Medical Center is one of the few clinics in the country that provides screening and treatment for patients with anal dysplasia. Learn more.
Biliary tract disorders
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health gastroenterologists have achieved national and international acclaim for treatment of disorders affecting the biliary tract. Learn more.
Colon and intestinal disorders
Disorders of the colon and intestines are quite common and include colitis and chronic ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, constipation, diarrhea, colon and rectal polyps and colon cancer. Learn more.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health is recognized nationally and internationally for endoscopic treatment of gastroesophageal, hepatic and pancreaticobiliary disorders. Learn more.
Virginia Mason Medical Center is an internationally recognized center for the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal disorders, including achalasia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's esophagus, eosinophilic esophagitis, esophageal cancer, hiatal hernias, paraesophageal hernias and swallowing and motility disorders. Learn more.
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Several promising therapies are offering hope to patients with chronic ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, the most common forms of IBD. Learn more.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health's hepatologists and gastroenterologists are dedicated to progressive and innovative management of liver disorders, including hepatitis B and C, liver cancer, hemochromatosis, primary biliary cirrhosis and sclerosing cholangitis. Learn more.
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health gastroenterologists have achieved national and international acclaim for treatment of pancreatitis and pancreatic cancer. Learn more.
Healthgrades®, based on the annual Hospital Quality in America report, has announced top honors for the care of digestive disease at Virginia Mason Medical Center:
Virginia Mason Medical Center is the ONLY hospital in Washington to be named by Healthgrades as:
America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Gastrointestinal Care
In addition to these awards, Virginia Mason Medical Center received five-star ratings for: gastrointestinal medical treatment; gastrointestinal procedures and surgeries; treatment of gastrointestinal bleed; treatment of bowel obstruction; and treatment of pancreatitis.