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Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program (GEDP)

Welcome to the GEDP

Gastrointestinal Eosinophilic Diseases Program (GEDP) is dedicated to providing outstanding care for patients with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases (EGIDs) and investigating the eosinophil’s role in the gastrointestinal tract.

The GEDP is composed of two programs - research and clinical - that strive to develop innovative approaches towards the care and research of eosinophilic diseases.

Clinical ServicesCLINICAL SERVICES Provides state-of-the-art clinical care to patients affected by EGIDs, including eosinophilic esophagitis. Learn More »

Performs novel research focusing on eosinophil's impact on the GI tract. Learn More »

Related Websites and Additional Information

Visit our web page at Children's Hospital Colorado website for more information about our Clinical Services at Children's Colorado. 

Visit the Consortium of Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disease Researchers (CEGIR) website​ for information about ongoing research studies and to join the Contact Registry for patients with eosinophilic gastrointestinal diseases.​

Meet Our Director

Dr. Glenn Furuta, Director, GEDP 

Glenn T. Furuta, MD
Director, GEDP


  • Dan Atkins, MD, received the Outstanding Service Award from Children's Hospital Colorado.

  • Glenn Furuta, MD, received a 5-Star Excellence Award - PRC National Excellence in Healthcare Awards from Children's Hospital Colorado.​

Read our 2018 Annual Report​