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Dr. William Jeffery Sandborn, MD
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Dr. William Jeffery Sandborn, MD

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    Overview

    William Sandborn, MD, is a board-certified gastroenterologist who is one of the world's top experts in the management of ulcerative colitis and Crohns disease. He directs the https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/gastro/areas-expertise/ibd-center/Pages/default.aspx at UC San Diego Health.In addition, he is chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, vice chair of clinical operations for the Department of Medicine, and a member of the Clinical Practice Oversight (CPO) Board for UC San Diego Health.A professor in the Department of Medicine at UC San Diego School of Medicine, Dr. Sandborn conducts clinical trials in IBD and leads a team of physicians, research fellows, nurses, and study coordinators. With his physician collaborators, he evaluates and develops new diagnostic modalities and medical therapies for inflammatory bowel disease. Dr. Sandborn is internationally recognized for his contributions in the fields of biotechnology therapy, clinical pharmacology, conduct of clinical trials, diagnostic and treatment of pouchitis, epidemiology and natural history, and endoscopic and radiographic imaging techniques. His clinical trials have been instrumental to developing modern treatments for IBD.Dr. Sandborn has published nearly 600 articles in prestigious journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, JAMA, the Annals of Internal Medicine, and Gastroenterology. Prior to joining UC San Diego Health, Dr. Sandborn worked in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn.Dr. Sandborn completed his fellowship at Mayo Clinic. He did his residency and earned his medical degree at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He is board-certified in gastroenterology.UC San Diego Health LinksFor more information, see http://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/gastro/Pages/default.aspx.
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    Medical Specialties and Areas of Expertise

    Gastroenterologist (Stomach & Bowel Specialist)

    Education & Training

    Mayo Grad Sch Med/Mayo Fndn, Gastroenterology; Loma Linda Univ Med Ctr, Internal Medicine (Residency)

    Medical Degree - Loma Linda University, School of Medicine, Loma Linda

    Medical Degree - Director, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

    Medical Degree - Chief, Division of Gastroenterology

    Medical Degree - Professor of Medicine

    Board Certifications

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    Medical Conditions Treated

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    Insurances

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    Locations

    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices - Gastroenterology

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (619) 543-2347

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    UC San Diego Health

    200 West Arbor Dr

    San Diego, CA 92103

    (858) 657-7000

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    UC San Diego Health - Perlman Medical Offices

    9350 Campus Point Drive

    La Jolla, CA 92037

    (858) 657-7000

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Is William Sandborn accepting new patients?

    Yes, William Sandborn is accepting new patients at this time.

    Does William Sandborn offer online booking?

    Please contact Dr. Sandborn's office at (619) 543-2347 for information about online booking, telehealth, or to schedule an appointment.

    Does William Sandborn offer telehealth appointments?

    Please contact Dr. Sandborn's office at (619) 543-2347 for information telehealth appointment availability or for scheduling assistance.

    Which language(s) does William Sandborn speak?

    William Sandborn speaks English.

    Which board certifications does William Sandborn have?

    William Sandborn is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

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