He sounds like a very caring doctor, and you're lucky to have found him. It sounds like you're in good hands for your reversal surgery. Rogaine for Women helped me when my hair was falling out when I was sick and was taking lots of meds.
Dx'd Crohn's in '99 at 28. Proctocolectomy and ileostomy in '06.
Disease-free, medicine-free, and very thankful to be healthy again.