Glenn Furuta MD

Children's Hospital Colorado

Glenn T. Furuta, MD is a Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and serves as the Director of the Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program (GEDP) at Children’s Hospital Colorado. The GEDP is a multidisciplinary program dedicated to providing care for children with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs), including eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), eosinophilic gastritis (EG), eosinophilic gastroenteritis (EGE) and eosinophilic colitis (EC). Dr. Furuta’s research is funded by the National Institutes of Health and focuses on determining mechanisms that eosinophils participate in gastrointestinal dysfunction and developing novel approaches to diagnosis and treatment of EGIDs. He has written over 200 publications and 2 books focusing on EGIDs.