Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
The Jill Roberts Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease is dedicated to the research and treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), a condition affecting more than 1 million Americans that most often results from two specific diseases: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Our mission is to improve patient care by personalizing therapies for IBD and to discover cures for Crohn’s disease and colitis.
The JRC is one of the nation’s leading multidisciplinary centers for the diagnosis, comprehensive care and innovative treatment of patients with IBD. We offer integrated clinical services from the NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine network, including access to world-class surgeons, pediatricians, rheumatologists and hepatologists.
We offer patients early, effective IBD interventions, including cutting edge clinical trials that aim to treat and prevent the progression of Crohn’s disease and colitis.
Building on the delivery of comprehensive care, we are committed to improving the lives of patients and families by developing unique clinical services, including a dedicated IBD nutrition program, stress management support, an IBD-related musculoskeletal health and wellness program that focuses on bone, muscle and joint health, IBD genetic testing and counseling and dysplasia/colorectal cancer screening and surveillance programs.
Our goal is to develop novel, safer treatments through “lab to life” research, translating laboratory discoveries into transformative therapies that improve patients’ lives.
To learn more about our services or to make an appointment, visit the center's website or call us at (212) 746-5077.
What Our Patients Are Saying
"Without question one of the top doctors in the world in her specialty. Knowledgeable, insightful, caring and very bright. Dr Scherl spend a huge amount of time asking all the right questions and offering multiple options for treatment as well as carefully articulating the pros and cons of each so we can make the right decisions. Dr Scherl is a very special doctor and I cannot recommend her enough."
"Dr. Ellen Scherl is like an angel. I’ve been her patient for almost 4 years now. I feel like family when I go see her, Svetla and team. They all care about you. Dr. Scherl treated me into remission in 2014, with the bleeding stopping within just days of seeing her. After being diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2011, I had seen several Gastrointestinal Doctors in Brooklyn and Manhattan. None can compare, at all, to Dr. Scherl and her program. This is not just go in, get meds and go home. This is crucial for remission and why her program works. There are a team of nurses, nutritionists and a world renown surgical team. This is why she has done for me what no other GI doctor could. Dr. Scherl has changed my life for the better. Huge BONUS, no matter how busy she is, she is so kind and caring. She will call you at night if you’re having any emergency issues. Every procedure she’s done, she has put me at ease. I highly recommend Dr. Scherl if you are suffering with inflammatory bowel disease."
"Dr. Scherl is an expert in the field of gastroenterology and I have full confidence in her judgment. She is not only knowledgeable, but a kind and compassionate physician who exhibits genuine concern for my health and well-being. She responds to my correspondence in a timely manner and has, on occasion even returned my call in the evening after her office has closed."