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Daniel C. Chung, MD

Clinical Chief, Gastrointestinal Unit

Director, High-Risk GI Cancer Clinic

  • Phone: 617-726-3544
Department of Medicine


  • Cancer Center
  • Gastrointestinal Cancers
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Cancer Risk Assessment
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Digestive Healthcare Center
  • Colorectal Center
Clinical Interests
Colon cancer screening
Lynch syndrome
Hereditary colon cancer
Familial adenomatous polyposis / Gardner syndrome
Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer
Familial pancreatic cancer
Pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors
Carcinoid tumor
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
MD, Harvard Medical School
Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


The hypoxic microenviroment in colon cancer.

Angiogenesis in colon cancer.

Molecular genetics of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Genotype-phenotype correlations in hereditary colon cancer and other gastrointestinal hereditary cancer syndromes.


Mizukami Y, Jo WS, Duerr EM, Gala M, Li J, Zhang XB, Zimmer MA, Iliopoulos O, Zukerberg LR, Lynch MP, Rueda BR, Chung DC. Induction of interleukin-8 preserves the angiogenic response in HIF-1 deficient colon cancer cells. Nature Medicine, 2005, 11:992-97.

Duerr EM, Mizukami Y, Ng A, Xavier RJ, Kikuchi H, Deshpande V, Glickman J, Warshaw AL, Kulke MH, Chung DC. Defining molecular classifications and targets in gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors through DNA microarray analysis. 2008, Endocrine Related Cancer, 15:243-56.

Pino MS, Kikuchi H, Zeng M, Herraiz MT, Sperduti I, Berger D, Park DY, Iafrate AJ, Zukerberg LR, Chung DC. The epithelial to mesenchymal transition is impaired in colon cancer cells with microsatellite instability. Gastroenterology. 2009 Dec 21

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3544
Phone 2: 617-726-2426
Fax: 617-724-6832

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696

Phone: 617-726-3544
Phone 2: 617-726-2426
Fax: 617-724-6832

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