They have been very active in organizing several patient centered activities with their goal of raising awareness and help patients make timely decisions about their health… They forged relationship with IBD centers of excellence that understand the intricacies of these medical conditions and provide care in an environment sensitive to cultural and religious needs on the patients..
Dr. Razvan Arsenescu, M.D., Division Chief Atlantic Digestive Health Institute, Atlantic Inflammatory Bowel Diseases Center, Morristown Medical Center, Atlantic Health System
I’m very thankful to the Jewish Crohn’s and Colitis Support Group for all their effort in getting us om touch with the people of the Orthodox Jewish community, as with their help we were able to continue the studies and research, and build a bigger and stronger network
Dr. Judy H Cho, M.D., Professor Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Professor Genetics and Genomic Sciences, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
I greatly Value their dedication to support, educate and direct them and their families, and getting them to the right doctors
Dr. Jean-Frédéric Colombel, M.D., Co-director Susan and Leonard Feinstein IBD Center, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
They assist patients in finding medical care, social support, and dietary needs. They have been instrumental in navigating through a sometimes very confusing medical process
Dr. James George, M.D., Clinical Instructor Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital
I saw their devotion to help people as well as the education, guidance and support they provide for their patients before and after they go through surgery.
Dr. Alexander Greenstein, M.D., Associate Professor of Surgery, Mount Sinai Hospital
It is the sort of selfless dedication that leads to the incredibly helpful information for those in the community with CD & UC, as well as those who care for them, love with them.
Your Organization is a model for other groups in terms of its devotion, perseverance and love that you bestow upon your community.
Dr. Asher A. Kornbluth, M.D., Clinical Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital. Founder and annual course director of the Mount Sinai IBD Consultants Course
Organizations such as JCCSG offer support and encouragement for patients and their families. in addition, they serve to help navigate through the complex medical system and direct patients to physicians who are knowledgeable
Dr. Jeremiah Levine, M.D., Chief, Pediatric Gastroenterology, NYU Langone Medical Center, Professor of Pediatrics
Until several years ago patients with these diseases had to manage it in private, were embarrsed by it, there was no utility of support groups, financial help, or a social network which ameliorated the consequences of a chronic disease… With consistent work and dedication, this org was established and has been instrumental in its explosive growth… Patients now have a safe place to speak, share their feelings and lean on each other
Dr. Simon Lichtiger, M.D., Professor of Gastroenterolgy, Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) program; Columbia University Medicene Center Center