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Christopher J. Moran, MD

  • Research Director, Center for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Associate Director, Fellowship Program
  • Instructor, Harvard Medical School

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Overview

Christopher Moran, MD, is an attending physician in the MGHfC Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition unit and MGHfC Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center.

His research interests focus on the genetics of very early onset inflammatory bowel disease and using genetic testing to better understand inflammatory bowel disease and develop more targeted therapies for patients.

Departments

Pediatrics

Centers & Specialties

MassGeneral Hospital for Children

Clinical Interests
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Gastrointestinal and nutritional disorders of infants
  • Immunodeficiency syndromes
Medical Education
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Pediatrics
  • Pediatric Gastroenterology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Foxborough: Brigham and Women's/Mass General Health Care Center at Patriot Place
  • Newton: Newton-Wellesley Hospital
  • Waltham: Mass General Waltham
Patient Gateway
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Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - ACD
  • Neighborhood Health Plan - PBO
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

Patient Age Group
Pediatric and Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Christopher J. Moran, MD, is an attending physician who treats patients in the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition unit and the MassGeneral Hospital for Children Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center.  He is also an associate director of the Pediatric GI Fellowship Program at MassGeneral Hospital for Children.

His research interests focus on the genetics of very early onset inflammatory bowel disease and using genetic testing to better understand inflammatory bowel disease and develop more targeted therapies for patients.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Identification of Genetic Variants by Whole Exome Sequencing in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Comprehensive Analysis of Genetic Variation in Children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Determining the Role of Interleukin-10 Receptor Polymorphisms in Early-Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Correlation of Histopathology with Disease Course in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Genetic Determinants of Therapy Response in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Ushiku T, Moran CJ, Lauwers GY. Focally enhanced gastritis in newly diagnosed pediatric inflammatory bowel disease. Am J Surg Path. 2013 Dec; 37(12):1882-8.

Moran CJ, Walters T, Guo C, et. al. IL-10R Polymorphisms are Associated with Very Early-Onset Ulcerative Colitis Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2013 Jan; 19(1):115-23.

Moran CJ, Muise AM, Klein C, Snapper SB. Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease - Gaining Insight through Focused Discovery Inflamm Bowel Dis. 2015 May;21(5):1166-75.

Kelsen JR, Dawany N, Moran CJ, Peterson B, Franke A, Keller A, Sarmady M, Sasson A, Martinez A, Pauly-Hubbard H, Maurer K, Rappapor E, Mamula P, Piccoli DA, Artis D, Sonnenberg GF, Sullivan KE, Winter HS, Daly MJ, Baldassano RN, Devoto M. Exome Sequencing Analysis of Candidate Primary Immunodeficiency Genes in Very Early Onset Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Gastroenterol 2015 Nov;149(6):1415-24.

Moy MP, Kaplan JL, Moran CJ, Winter HS, Gee MS MR Enterographic Findings as Biomarkers of Mucosal Healing in Young Patients with Crohn Disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2016 Jun 28:1-7

Savarino J, Kaplan J, Winter H, Moran C, Israel E. Improving Clinical Remission Rates in Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease with Pre-Visit Planning. BMJ Quality. 2016.

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Contact

Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-8705
Phone 2: 781-466-8967
Fax: 617-643-2384

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