Dr. Aline Charabaty is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Center at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital. She received her medical degree from Saint Joseph University School of Medicine and completed her internal medicine residency and GI fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital. She chairs the Mission Committee of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation (CCF) of the DC-MD-VA Chapter, and she served on the National CCF Patient Education Committee and Professional Education Committee. She is an active member of many national GI societies, including the AGA Diversity Committee and the AGA Academy of Educators. She and her IBD team are members of the QORUS initiative of the CCF focused on improving quality of care in IBD patients.
In addition to her expertise in IBD, Dr Charabaty has a particular interest in women's health, celiac disease and cancer prevention. She uses advanced endoscopic procedures in the management of her patients, such as endoscopic ultrasound (EUS) and chromoendoscopy to improve detection of dysplasia and cancerous lesions.
Dr. Charabaty has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented her research at national meetings. She enjoys teaching and educating patients and healthcare providers; she lectures at Georgetown University School of Medicine, and at regional and national meetings. She was selected as a Top Doctor by her peers in the Washingtonian’s Top Doctors and by her patients in the Washington Consumers’ CheckBook.