Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Care at the UVA Digestive Health Center offers a multidisciplinary team of gastroenterologists, surgeons, nurses, and nutritionists dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of IBD, with special expertise in Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Staff provide comprehensive patient care and education, and conduct clinical and basic science research aimed at finding a cure for this disease.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease team:


Brian Behm, MD , MSc
Charles M. Friel, MD
Traci Hedrick, MD
Anne Tuskey, MD

Advanced Practice Providers

Karen Finke, PA-C
Mary (“Ashley”) Overby, BSN, MSN, FNP


Debra Collins, RN
Robin Foltz, RN
Susan Miller, RN


Carol Parrish, MS, RD