Director, Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Harvard Medical School
Dr. Cheifetz is Director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. 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.
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 150 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 and he has published extensively in this area. Dr. Cheifetz lectures nationally and internationally on IBD. Dr. Cheifetz 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 and direct centers of their own.