Jenny S. Sauk, MD

Jenny S. Sauk, MD

Gastroenterology
Primary Location
Westwood Digestive Diseases
100 Medical Plaza
345
Los Angeles, California 90024
Phone
Fax
310-206-4808

About

  • Director, Clinical Care, UCLA Center for Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

Dr. Sauk received her undergraduate degree from Yale University and earned her medical degree from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. She subsequently completed her internal medicine residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Weill-Cornell Medical Center and her gastroenterology fellowship at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York. After completing her gastroenterology fellowship, she joined Mount Sinai’s faculty as the Gerald and Ruth Crohn Dickler Faculty Scholar in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Dr. Sauk subsequently joined the faculty at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and developed a specialized practice in IBD at the MGH Crohn’s and Colitis Center. Her clinical interest remains in the inflammatory bowel diseases, specifically ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease. Dr. Sauk’s research interests have centered on clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease and the intestinal microbiome. She is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.

Education

Medical Board Certification

Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine, 2010

Fellowship

Mount Sinai Medical Center, 2010

Residencies

New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell Universities, 2007
University of Chicago Hospitals, 2006

Internship

University of Chicago Hospitals, 2005

Degree

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, MD, 2004

Hospital Affiliations

Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center

Areas of Focus

Ulcerative colitis
Inflammatory bowel disease
Ileitis
Crohn's disease
Colitis
Biologic therapy for gastrointestinal diseases

Videos

UC & Crohn’s Disease Cases | Jenny Sauk, MD, Berkeley Limketkai, MD, PhD | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Management of Ulcerative Colitis | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Management of Crohn's Disease | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Management of Crohn’s Disease | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Ulcerative Colitis | UCLA Digestive Diseases
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Ulcerative Colitis | UCLA Digestive Diseases 2018
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases: Crohn’s Disease | UCLA Digestive Diseases

Research

Interests

  • Clinical outcomes in inflammatory bowel disease
  • Intestinal microbiome

Awards

  • Southern California Super Doctors® - 2022
  • Top Doctors, Los Angeles Magazine, 2021