A Study to Evaluate Impact of COVID-19 on Inflammatory Bowel Disease


About this study

The purpose of this study is to understand the impact of the COVID pandemic on IBD patients, including infection rates and complications from SARS-COV2, IBD related flares, patient compliance with biologic agents, impact of lockdowns on access to IV infusion centers, need for steroid therapy and admissions for IBD related flares, and modification of medical management.


Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Adult patients, ≥ 18 years of age.
  • Diagnosed with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's or ulcerative colitis).

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Individuals < 18 years of age.


Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Victor Chedid, M.D., M.S.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Victor Chedid M.D., M.S.


Scottsdale/Phoenix, Ariz.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Shabana Pasha, M.D.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Shabana Pasha M.D.

(480) 301-6990


Jacksonville, Fla.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Francis Farraye, M.D., M.S.

Open for enrollment

Contact information:

Francis Farraye M.D., M.S.

(904) 953-6970


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