Dr. Brian Bressler
Gastroenterologist · Ulcerative Colitis · Crohn's Disease · Vancouver, British Columbia
5 Emerging Treatments
Dr. Brian Bressler is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of British Columbia Department of Medicine. Having received his MD from the University of British Columbia, Dr. Bressler completed his residency at the Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology at the University of Toronto, after which he received an MS in Epidemiology from the Harvard Public School of Health and an Advanced Fellowship in Inflammatory Bowel Disease at Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
Following his advanced training at Harvard Medical School, Dr. Bressler has continued to treat patients, educate students and shares his insights with fellow gastroenterologists at patient education events. He is also a member of the GI Research Institute in Vancouver, one of the most active gastroenterology research centers in North America.
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-Dr. Brian Bressler
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Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology
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