Surgery can be a necessary treatment option for patients with ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. On Saturday, Feb. 20, Dr. Ulrik Wallin will present at the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) Northwest Chapter Symposium focusing on inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) surgery.
Dr. Wallin specializes in minimally invasive and open surgery for IBD. He will present on "Abscesses, Fistulas, Perianal Disease."
Demystifying Surgery for IBD Patients
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 9 am - 12:30 pm
Location:Virginia Mason Medical Center, Volney Richmond Auditorium on level 1 of the Lindeman Pavilion (1201 Terry Avenue, Seattle, WA)
Cost: Free. Open to patients, relatives, friends, healthcare professionals and those interested in learning more about Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
Contact/Register: Kathleen Waite (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call 877.703.6900 x6 for more information and to register. Learn more.
Meet Dr. Wallin
A native of Sweden, Dr. Wallin has vast training and experience in colon and rectal medicine, surgery and research. "I have had the fortune to practice colorectal surgery in both Sweden and the United States and strive to bring the best of my experience and knowledge to my work with patients," says Dr. Wallin.