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Ramnik Joseph Xavier, MD, PhD

  • Chief, Gastrointestinal Unit
  • Director, Center for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Kurt Isselbacher Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

617-724-6007

Accepting New Patients: Call for Availability

Overview

Departments

Gastroenterology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Crohn's disease
  • Celiac disease
  • Hepatitis
  • Autoimmune disorders of the GI tract
  • Gastrointestinal cancer
Medical Education
  • PhD, University of Groningen - Netherlands
  • MD, University of Zimbabwe School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
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 - other
  • 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 - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • 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

  • Elected Member, American Association of Physicians
  • Senior Associate Member, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
  • Principal Investigator, Center for Computational and Integrative Biology

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

  • Xavier RJ, Podolsky DK. Unraveling the pathogenesis of IBD. Nature 2007 Jul 26; 448(7152):427-34.
  • Khor B, Gardet A, Xavier RJ. Genetics and pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel disease. Nature 2011 Jun 15; 474(7351):307-17.

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News & Events

Contact

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-6007
Fax: 617-724-6832

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