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Elizabeth Wick

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Colorectal Surgery


Assistant Professor

Clinical Interests

Colon cancer
Colorectal cancer
Inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease)
Sphincter-preserving operations for inflammatory bowel disease and colorectal cancer

Research Summary

Dr. Wick is a colorectal surgeon who specializes in inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), colorectal cancer, diverticulitis and anorectal disorders. She is particularly interested in sphincter-preserving operations for IBD and colorectal cancer.

The role of colonic flora in intestinal inflammation and colon cancer
Strategies to prevent colorectal surgical site infections

Journal Citations

Wu, S.; Rhee, K.J.; Albesiano, E.; Rabizadeh, S.; Wu, X.; Yen, H.R.; Huso, D.L.; Brancati, F.L.; Wick, E.; McAllister, F.; Housseau, F.; Pardoll, D.M.; Sears, C.L. A human colonic commensal promotes colon tumorigenesis via activation of T helper type 17 T cell responses. Nat Med. 2009 Sep;15(9):1016-1022.
Wick, E.C.; Sears, C.L. Bacteroides spp. and diarrhea. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct;23(5):470-474.


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