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Join integrative gastroenterologist, author, and microbiome expert Dr. Robynne Chutkan for immersive medical education that puts you in control of your gut health. 


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“Whether you suffer from a serious autoimmune condition like Crohn’s disease, want a second opinion on how to manage IBS or constipation, or are just looking for relief from bloating – we’ve got you covered. Our passion is identifying the root cause of digestive distress and providing integrative solutions for rehabilitation and recovery of your gut.”
-Dr. Robynne Chutkan

Office Hours with Dr. C

Join Dr Chutkan every Tuesday at noon for lively discussion and Q&A on the latest gut health topics. Registration is free but limited so sign up now to join the conversation and get your questions answered. All sessions are recorded and archived here.


Tuesday, July 12th @ 12 noon EST

Inadvertent air swallowing (aerophagia) can make you go up a size!


Menopause & Microbes

Tuesday, July 19th @ 12noon EST

Do hormonal changes in menopause cause gut changes too?


Understanding IBS

Tuesday, July 26th @ 12 noon EST

One of the commonest – and most misunderstood – GI conditions


FREE 7-Day Microbiome Reboot

In this foundational mini-course, you’ll find a meal plan, recipes, and tips on microbe-friendly living, along with Dr. Chutkan’s video series on her 7 core practices to buidling a healthier, more balanced microbiome. Learn the basics for lasting gutbliss and start your reboot today!

Gutbliss Courses

Comprehensive educational offerings that provide you with the essential information you need to understand what’s going on in your gut – and respond with integrative solutions that provide lasting relief, instead of pharmaceutical quick-fixes.

Drug-Free IBD

A life-changing and empowering course for people with Crohn’s or ulcerative colitis who want to learn how to get their disease into remission without biologics, steroids, or other immunosuppressive drugs.


Getting Regular

If you suffer from chronic constipation, bloating, or bowel irregularity and want to get regular using effective natural interventions that address the root cause of your problem, this course is for you.


Understanding SIBO

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth is a form of dysbiosis that can cause digestive distress and so much more. Learn how to rehab your gut bacteria with diet & lifestyle instead of harmful antibiotics.


Our courses are step-by-step, comprehensive guides and action plans for understanding your gut and taking charge of your digestive health.

~ Dr. Robynne Chutkan, MD, FASGE

Our Core Beliefs

Our philosophy is built upon 4 pillars, which are the foundation of our revolutionary treatment pathways that have successfully healed thousands of patients with digestive distress.

About Our Founder

Dr. Chutkan was educated at Yale (B.S.) and Columbia (M.D.) and is an integrative gastroenterologist, microbiome expert, and author of three digestive wellness books (and a fourth to be released fall 2022). She’s on the faculty at Georgetown MedStar Hospital and is the founder of the Digestive Center for Wellness in Washington DC. Dr. Chutkan has been a featured expert on The Today Show, CBS This Morning, The Doctors, The Megyn Kelly Show, and made multiple appearances on Dr. Oz and in her own PBS special entitled “Gutbliss”. Print media interviews include the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, The Atlantic and others. Dr Chutkan’s passion is getting to the root cause of digestive distress, helping people understand what their gut is trying to communicate to them, and providing them with integrative tools to heal from the inside out. An avid squash player, runner, and yogi, she is passionate about introducing more dirt, sweat and vegetables into people’s lives.

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What makes Gutbliss different?

Gutbliss was founded by integrative gastroenterologist Dr. Robynne Chutkan to provide answers to a critical health question: Why? Why is your gut inflamed? Why do you have bacterial overgrowth? Why did you develop Crohn’s? Why are you bloated? Capitalizing on Dr Chutkan’s almost 3 decades of gastroenterology practice, clinical research, and academic experience, our goal is to help you understand what’s going on in your gut, provide you with effective and lasting solutions, and most importantly, give you the tools you need to be a better advocate for your own gut health. This comprehensive and empowering educational approach is the Gutbliss difference!

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“Try her simple program – and get ready to feel the changes immediately. It’s the proven way to build up our ‘good bugs’ and keep your body strong and vibrant, ready to fight illness and disease. You will truly transform your health!”

Sara Gottfried, M.D.
The Hormone Cure


“With Dr. Robynne Chutkan as your guide, you’ll understand how overuse of antibiotics, the standard Western diet and a super-clean lifestyle starve your microbiome and learn the essential tools to attain sustainable good health.”

Terry Wahls, M.D.
The Wahls Protocol


“We are truly in the middle of an epidemic—through our diet and our lifestyle we are unwittingly destroying the good bacteria in our bodies… Dr. Chutkan gives you simple, foolproof guidance to repair this vital ecosystem.”

Frank Lipman, M.D.
The New Health Rules