Craig Solem - MD

 
Craig Solem - MD

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My Areas of Practice

General gastroenterology and hepatology

General Information

Gender: Male

Accepting New Patients: Yes

Services

Practices at

Heart and Vascular Center
6500 Excelsior Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN 55426

Education & Certifications

Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Certification in Gastroenterology
2005

Fellowship: Mayo Clinic Rochester
Gastroenterology
2005

Residency: Mayo Clinic Rochester
Internal Medicine
2002

Medical School: University of Minnesota
MD
Minneapolis, MN
1999

College: St. Olaf College
Biology major, B.A.
Northfield, MN
1995

Research & Publications

1. CT enterography and fistulizing Crohn's disease: clinical benefit and radiographic findings. Booya F, Akram S, Fletcher JG, Huprich JE, Johnson CD, Fidler JL, Barlow JM, Solem CA, Sandborn WJ, Loftus EV Jr. Abdom Imaging. 2009 Jul;34(4):467-75.
 

2. Small-bowel imaging in Crohn's disease: a prospective, blinded, 4-way comparison trial. Solem CA, Loftus EV Jr, Fletcher JG, Baron TH, Gostout CJ, Petersen BT, Tremaine WJ, Egan LJ, Faubion WA, Schroeder KW, Pardi DS, Hanson KA, Jewell DA, Barlow JM, Fidler JL, Huprich JE, Johnson CD, Harmsen WS, Zinsmeister AR, Sandborn WJ. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Aug;68(2):255-66.

3. Active Crohn disease: CT findings and interobserver agreement for enteric phase CT enterography.

Booya F, Fletcher JG, Huprich JE, Barlow JM, Johnson CD, Fidler JL, Solem CA, Sandborn WJ, Loftus EV Jr, Harmsen WS. Radiology. 2006 Dec;241(3):787-95.

4. Quantitative measurement and visual assessment of ileal Crohn's disease activity by computed tomography enterography: correlation with endoscopic severity and C reactive protein. Colombel JF, Solem CA, Sandborn WJ, Booya F, Loftus EV Jr, Harmsen WS, Zinsmeister AR, Bodily KD, Fletcher JG. Gut. 2006 Nov;55(11):1561-7. Epub 2006 Apr 28.

5. Crohn Disease: mural attenuation and thickness at contrast-enhanced CT Enterography--correlation with endoscopic and histologic findings of inflammation. Bodily KD, Fletcher JG, Solem CA, Johnson CD, Fidler JL, Barlow JM, Bruesewitz MR, McCollough CH, Sandborn WJ, Loftus EV Jr, Harmsen WS, Crownhart BS.

Radiology. 2006 Feb;238(2):505-16.

6. Correlation of C-reactive protein with clinical, endoscopic, histologic, and radiographic activity in inflammatory bowel disease.

Solem CA, Loftus EV Jr, Tremaine WJ, Harmsen WS, Zinsmeister AR, Sandborn WJ. Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2005 Aug;11(8):707-12.

8. Management of refractory inflammatory bowel disease. Solem CA, Loftus EV Jr. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 2004 Jun;33(2):319-34. Review.
9. Small intestinal adenocarcinoma in Crohn's disease: a case-control study. Solem CA, Harmsen WS, Zinsmeister AR, Loftus EV Jr.

Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2004 Jan;10(1):32-5.

10. Venous thromboembolism in inflammatory bowel disease. Solem CA, Loftus EV, Tremaine WJ, Sandborn WJ.

Am J Gastroenterol. 2004 Jan;99(1):97-101.

11. Fistulas to the urinary system in Crohn's disease: clinical features and outcomes. Solem CA, Loftus EV Jr, Tremaine WJ, Pemberton JH, Wolff BG, Sandborn WJ. Am J Gastroenterol. 2002 Sep;97(9):2300-5.

12.  Book Chapter on Sequential and Combination Management of Ulcerative Colitis in Seminars in Inflammatory Bowel Disease 2003; 2(2):1-7 . Solem CA, Tremaine WJ

Professional Associations & Awards

American College of Gastroenterology (ACG)

American Gastroenterology Association (AGA)

American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE)

Personal

Outside of work, I spend my time with family and friends. I am an avid hockey fan. I enjoy traveling, boating, theater, and reading.