UCLA Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Dr. Hommes is Director of the UCLA Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Director of Quality for the Division of Digestive Diseases and a member of the UCLA Value-based Care Redesign Team. He was recruited from the Netherlands where he chaired the department of Gastroenterology of a large academic hospital, and in addition he was the architect of a nationwide collaborative initiative of the central Dutch biobank for 8 chronic diseases. Dr. Hommes served as the president for the European Society for IBD. At UCLA, Dr. Hommes' team has built out new programs for the management of chronic diseases based upon the principles of value-based health care.