Dr. Stephen Targan

Gastroenterologist · Ulcerative Colitis · Crohn's Disease · Los Angeles, California
  • 4 Publications

Stephan R. Targan, MD is an award-winning researcher and leader in IBD. He currently serves as a Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center at Cedars-Sinai. He also directs the F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute, where he leads a multidisciplinary research team at the Targan Laboratory focused on identifying biomarkers in order to develop new treatment plans tailored to individual patients, known as personalized medicine. Dr. Targan has been awarded various honorific titles including the Sherman Prize for Inspiring Excellence in Crohn's and Colitis in 2017, a Cedars-Sinai Pioneer in Medicine Award in, 2014, and a Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America Scientific Achievement Award in 2009.


F widjaja foundation inflammatory bowel and immunobiology research institute


F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute

The Cedars-Sinai F. Widjaja Foundation Inflammatory Bowel and Immunobiology Research Institute is a multidisciplinary clinical research program devoted to mucosal inflammation. The institute has three highly specialized and interactive subunits: three distinct yet highly interactive subunits (IBD Clinical Care and Trials, Translational Research and Basic Science Laboratory Research) which work together to deliver leading-edge IBD treatment and research.

Cedars sinai medical center

Director of Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai has earned a reputation as a state-of-the-art IBD treatment and research facility. Cedars-Sinai provides virtually every known gastroenterology procedure and treatment for digestive disorders, offering inpatient and outpatient programs led by internationally renowned physicians. The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at Cedars Sinai is highly specialized, focused solely on providing comprehensive diagnostic and treatment services for patients of all ages with IBD. The Center is host to leading-edge experts in immune-suppressing therapy who are called upon regularly to share their expertise with pharmaceutical companies developing new IBD treatments.


Ucla medical center


UCLA Medical Center · 1978

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Harbor UCLA Medical Center · 1976

Harbor ucla medical center


Harbor UCLA Medical Center · 1974

Harbor ucla medical center


Harbor UCLA Medical Center · 1972

John hopkins medical school

Medical Degree

John Hopkins Medical School · 1971


Dr. Stephen Targan has been involved in 4 publications. View publications ›


Dr. Stephen Targan is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai: Thalians Health Center at 8730 Alden Drive, Los Angeles, California, 90048, United States.