The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation names Dr. Weisberg Physician of the Year
The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation, North Texas/Oklahoma chapter, has named Michael F. Weisberg MD as the Physician of the Year. Dr. Weisberg will be recognized at the foundation’s eighth annual dinner on November 8, 2019 at The Statler Dallas.
The Physician of the Year award honors professionals in the community for their work and fund-raising efforts to help with the foundation’s mission to cure inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and improve the quality of life of people living with Crohn’s and ulcerative colitis.
As Physician of the Year, Dr. Weisberg works tirelessly for Crohn’s and colitis patients
Dr. Weisberg is being honored as Physician of the Year for his hard work to improve patients’ lives. For more than 30 years, Dr. Weisberg has worked with patients who have IBD. He has accurately diagnosed patients and worked to find treatments to improve their daily lives.
Crohn’s disease and colitis are also part of Dr. Weisberg’s personal life. His son received a diagnosis of IBD at 12 years of age, and the doctor’s brother also has the condition.
Dr. Weisberg’s involvement with the foundation began over 15 years ago
In addition to serving on the chapter’s Medical Advisory Committee, Dr. Weisberg has participated in various fundraising programs. His efforts have helped to raise close to one million dollars to help find a cure for IBD and provide patients with a better quality of life.
He and his wife founded and co-chaired the North Texas/Oklahoma chapter’s first annual dinner. Dr. Weisberg has also served as a powerful advocate for the organization.
Jacquelin Leech lauds the doctor’s achievements and involvement. “His personal contributions and history of service accelerate toward our vision of a future free from Crohn’s and colitis and have made a lasting difference in patients’ lives. We proudly celebrate Dr. Weisberg for being a catalyst for mission advancement and his dedication to serving the IBD community!”
Helping patients with gastroenterological problems is Dr. Weisberg’s passion. If you have IBD or other issues, contact us for an appointment.