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Chin Hur, MD

  • Director, GI Health Outcomes Research, GI Unit

617-726-3544

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Overview

Chin Hur, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a nationally recognized expert in Barrett's Esophagus management.

Departments

Gastroenterology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
  • Cancer chemoprevention
  • Eosinophilic esophagitis
Medical Education
  • MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Residency, The Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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 - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - New York
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • 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
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Chin Hur, MD is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, and Director of GI Health Outcomes Research at the Massachusetts General Hospital Gastrointestinal Unit.

Dr. Hur received his M.D. and M.P.H. degrees from Johns Hopkins University and completed his Internal Medicine residency at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He subsequently completed his fellowship in Gastroenterology at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and then joined the faculty of the MGH Gastrointestinal Unit in 2002.

Dr. Hur's areas of clinical areas of interests include: gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Barrett's esophagus, esophageal adenocarcinoma as well as gastrointestinal cancer screening. He is also interested in benign esophageal conditions such as eosinophilic esophagitis.

His research interest lies in outcomes research, with a focus on decision analysis and simulation disease modeling, and the application of these methodologies to the management of cancers and pre-malignant states (e.g. dysplasia) in the gastrointestinal tract. This management includes the identification of clinical predictors, diagnostic algorithms, and the optimization of treatment. As an acknowledged investigator in health outcomes research, he has been the recipient of numerous awards from the National Institutes of Health as well other research foundations.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
Dr. Hur's research interest lies in outcomes research, specifically technology assessment with a focus on decision analysis and disease modeling, and the application of these methodologies to the management of cancers and pre-malignant states (e.g. dysplasia) in the gastrointestinal tract. This management includes the identification of clinical predictors, diagnostic algorithms, and the optimization of treatment.

Some of the specific projects that he has been involved with include a simulation disease model of Barrett's Esophagus and Esophageal Cancer, an analysis of the impact of the implementation of Virtual Colonoscopies for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and the possible role for chemoprevention in cancer care.

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

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Contact

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-3544
Phone 2: 617-726-8084
Fax: 617-724-6832

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