Dana (Chelly) Dykes, MD

Attending Physician, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

Academic Affiliations

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-1791

Email dana.dykes@cchmc.org


Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease

Dr. Dykes is working to develop a telemedicine program as an adjunct clinic model for patients with chronic medical conditions, particularly inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Her work is aimed at improving healthcare related outcomes without increasing cost. She also participates in multi-center collaborative work aimed at reducing healthcare costs and improving outcomes for patients with IBD at a national level. She acts as a physician content expert for the development of innovated patient-centered tools and technology designed to help provide more personalized care for patients living with chronic medical conditions.

BS: Neuroscience and French, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, 2002.

MD: University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham, AL, 2006.

MS: Clinical and Translational Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Residency: Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital at UAB, Birmingham, AL, 2009.

Fellowship: Pediatric Gastroenterology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH, 2012.

Park KT, Crandall WV, Fridge J, Leibowitz IH, Tsou M, Dykes DM, Hoffenberg EJ, Kappelman MD, Colletti RB. Implementable Strategies and Exploratory Considerations to Reduce Costs Associated with Anti-TNF Therapy in Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2014 May;20(5):946-51.

Dykes DM, Saeed SA. Imaging for inflammatory bowel disease: the new "sounding board". J Pediatr. 2013 Sep;163(3):625-6.

Dykes DM, Towbin AJ, Bonkowski E, Chalk C, Bezold R, Lake K, Kim MO, Heubi JE, Trapnell BC, Podberesky DJ, Denson LA. Increased Prevalence of Luminal Narrowing and Stricturing Identified by Enterography in Pediatric Crohn Disease Patients with Elevated Granulocyte-Macrophage Colony Stimulating Factor Auto-antibodies. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Sep;19(10):2146-54.