“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.
Free Gut Guides
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!
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.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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.LEARN MORE
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.
All Disease Begins in the Gut
Restoring the health of your gut will improve digestive symptoms as well as your overall health
Food can be Powerful Medicine
You are what you eat. Changing your diet is the first and most critical step in healing your gut
Judicious Use of Medication
Diet and lifestyle interventions first. Prescription medications only when absolutely necessary
Uncovering the Root Cause is Key
Learning about what’s gone wrong in your gut is an essential part of achieving lasting relief
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.Learn More
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!Find out more
“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