Faculty Profile

Noa Krugliak Cleveland
Section of Gastroenterology
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Academic Interests

Dr. Krugliak Cleveland’s academic interests focus on disease outcomes and prevention of disease progression. She has investigated motility and rectal compliance in patients with ulcerative colitis and investigated new visualization techniques for the detection and management of dysplasia and cancer in IBD patients. Dr. Krugliak Cleveland has additional interest in primary sclerosing cholangitis in those with concomitant IBD, vaccines and immune status in IBD patients as well as novel therapies for the treatment of IBD.

Clinical Interests

Inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn’s disease


  • Krugliak Cleveland N, Rai V, El Jurdi K , Wang JD , Weber CR , Rao SS, Huo D, Giurcanu MC, Rubin DT. Ulcerative Colitis Patients Have Reduced Rectal Compliance Compared to non-IBD controls. In Review
  • Hong S*, Krugliak Cleveland N*, Akiyama S, Zullow S, Yi Y, Shaffer SR, Malter LB, Axelrad JE, Chang S, Hudesman DP, Rubin DT. Real World Effectiveness and Safety of Ustekinumab for Ulcerative Colitis from Two Tertiary IBD Centers in the US. Crohn’s & Colitis 360. 2021. [Epub ahead of print February 5 2021].
  • Krugliak Cleveland N, Ollech JE, Colman JR, Rodriquez D, Hirsch A, Cohen DR, Hanauer BS, Hart J, Hurst R, Rubin DT. Efficacy and Follow-up of Sub-Total Colectomy with Ileo-Rectal Anastomoses in Patients With Colitis-associated Neoplasia. Clinical Gastroenterologist and Hepatology. 2019 Jan;17(1):205-206.
  • Krugliak Cleveland N, Huo D, Sadiq F, Sofia AM, Marks J, Rubin DT. Long-Term Follow-up of Polypoid Dysplasia and Assessment of Peri-Polyp Biopsies of Flat Mucosa in Patients with Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. 2018 May;87(5):1304-1309.
  • Krugliak Cleveland N, Rubin DT, Hart J, Weber CR, Meckel K, Tran AL, Aelvoet AS, Pan I, Gonsalves A, Gaetano JN, Williams K, Wroblewski K, Jabri B, Pekow J. Assessment of Subclinical Inflammation in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis and Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. Clin Gastrointerol Hepato. 2017 Jul 26. pii: S1542-3565(17)30860-1
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  • MD, 2015, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Residency, 2018, University of Chicago Medicine, Categorical Internal Medicine Residency
  • Fellowship, 2021, University of Chicago Medicine, Gastroenterology Fellowship
  • Advanced Fellow, 2021, University of Chicago, Inflammatory Bowel Disease