New Patient Information
We are pleased you have chosen The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Clinic for your care. You have been scheduled for an outpatient clinic team evaluation by specialists in Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
Your Visit and What to Expect
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic is a specialty clinic of the Vanderbilt Digestive Disease Center where our providers treat inflammation of the bowel, typically Crohn's or Ulcerative Colitis. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can affect every part of your life, as you well know. Our Mission here at the IBD Clinic is to provide a comprehensive plan to care for you and treat the disease.
On your first visit, our team of providers will complete a full evaluation, including an IBD Medical Specialist, a psychologist/counselor, and a nutritionist/dietician to determine the best course of treatment. We want to treat the whole person and believe that meeting with all providers is the most effective way to make sure you get the best care.
Please review the following points to ensure the best patient experience.
MYHEALTH AT VANDERBILT
MyHealth at Vanderbilt (MHAV) allows you to schedule appointments, request refill prescriptions, message your physician, and pay your Vanderbilt bill online.
Be sure to download our mobile-friendly app for ease of use.
Three days before your appointment, look for the questionnaire under the MD's appointment. Doing this and other pre-visit items will greatly cut down the amount you will need to do during check-in.
If you are late by 15 minutes or more for your appointment, you may be rescheduled or asked to wait until the end of the provider's clinic, based on provider availability.
LABORATORY AND TEST RESULTS
At the end of your appointment, please clarify with the provider or nurse how you will receive the results of any tests or procedures. Results are usually available in 2-5 business days and typically available for your review on My Health at Vanderbilt (MHAV).
FORMS AND LETTERS
Disability and insurance forms are not completed by our specialists. Please direct these to your Primary Care Provider.
Please allow 2 weeks for completion of paperwork by your provider.
One Hundred Oaks Mall is south of Downtown Nashville, just south of where I-65 and I-440 intersect. From I-65, use the Armory Drive Exit.
Free parking for medical appointments is available in the areas indicated in our One Hundred Oaks Patient/Visitor Parking Map. Covered pull-up access with wheelchair accessibility is located on the southeast corner of the building complex at entrance A. You may also park on the west side of the building in the general shopping parking lot and access medical offices via entrances C, D, or E. Elevator and escalator access is available at all entrances.