Dr. Brian Bressler


Dr. Brian Bressler is a recognized expert in inflammatory bowel disease and practices at St. Paul’s Hospital and in private practice with a highly skilled team of gastroenterologists at Pacific Gastroenterology Associates. In addition to private practice, Dr. Bressler is a Consulting Staff Physician within the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at the BC Children’s Hospital.

Clinical Interests

  • Inflammatory bowel Disease
  • Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative colitis


  • Medical Degree – University of British Columbia
  • Residency – Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology - University of Toronto
  • Advanced Fellowship in IBD - Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School.
  • MS in Epidemiology - Harvard School of Public Health


  • Director of Disease (IBD) training program at UBC
  • Advanced Training in IBD


  • Leading researcher of IBD at the Pacific GI Research Institute.
  • Population based studies, classic clinical epidemiology studies
  • Clinical Trials in inflammatory bowel disease