Meet the Team

The Hoag Margolis Family Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program is led by gastroenterologist Caroline Hwang, M.D. who specializes in the treatment of individuals with crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis. Together with Hoag gastroenterologists, a clinical nurse navigator and support teams, the Orange County community can access multidisciplinary care for inflammatory bowel disease.

Program Director
Caroline Hwang, M.D.

Clinical Nurse Navigator
Jamie Vincent, BSN, RN, CMRSN

Registered Dietitian Nutritionst, Margolis Family Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Program
Chelsea Carroll, RDN

Chelsea is a Registered Dietitian with a focus in gastrointestinal conditions/diseases, more specifically Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, Celiac Disease, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). As the IBD RDN, Chelsea helps patients identify their trigger foods, provides specific nutrition recommendations individualized to each patient's needs, helps prevent and correct nutrient deficiencies, and monitors overall nutrition status of her patients.

As the IBD Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Chelsea provides:

  • One-on-one nutrition counseling where the RDN and the patient develop an individualized nutrition care plan
  • Group nutrition education classes where patients can feel comfortable discussing general questions and/or concerns with the RDN and their peers
  • Collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team to deliver the best nutrition care to all patients

Other IBD Team Members:

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