Adam S. Cheifetz
Director, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Adam S. Cheifetz, MD, is the Director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He graduated magna cum laude from Brown University before earning his M.D. from Cornell University Medical College. Dr. Cheifetz completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital and his fellowship in Gastroenterology at Yale University before serving as the Present-Levinson Fellow in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. Dr. Cheifetz specializes in the treatment of Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other inflammatory bowel diseases. In addition to his clinical work, he is involved in multiple research projects relating to IBD and has published over 125 articles and chapters on the subject. His research currently focuses on optimizing the use of biologics through the proactive use of drug concentrations and antibodies. Dr. Cheifetz lectures nationally and internationally on IBD, and is also actively involved with teaching and mentoring medical students, residents, and fellows, and is proud to have trained numerous physicians who now specialize in IBD. He is Director of the Harvard Medical School Gastroenterology Clerkship Elective and Assistant Director of the Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition, he serves on numerous editorial boards including Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, and the World Journal of Gastroenterology. He has served on committees for the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation, ACG, and AGA.
Tuesday, October 9
7:25 AM – 7:45 AM