Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD, on Gastroenterologists Are ‘Necessary’ for Behavioral Health in IBD

 

Dr Eva Szigethy from University of Pittsburgh Medical Center discusses why psychological comorbidities occur among patients with inflammatory bowel disease, the gastroenterologist’s role in managing psychological discomfort, and the importance of a behavioral health program integrated into a gastrointestinal setting.

Eva Szigethy, MD, PhD, is the Director of Behavioral Health with the Chief Medical and Scientific Office at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Director of IBD Total Care Medical Home, and a Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine & Pediatrics in the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at University of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.

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