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Norman Shizuaki Nishioka, MD

  • Director of Endoscopy

617-726-4422

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Overview

Departments

Gastroenterology

Medicine

Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Barrett's esophagus
  • Esophageal cancer
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
  • Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy
Medical Education
  • MD, University of California School of Medicine
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Gastroenterology
Locations
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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 - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Railroad Medicare - ACD
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
Patient Age Group
Adult
Gender
Male

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Biography

Current Positions:
  Director of Endoscopy
  Physician, MGH
  Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

Education:
  AB - University of California, Berkeley
  MA - University of California, Berkeley
  MD - Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Post-Graduate Training:
  Residency in Internal Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital
  Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital

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Research & Publications

Publications

View my most recent publications at PubMed

Greenwald BD, Dumot JA, Abrams JA, Lightdale CJ, David DS, Nishioka NS, Yachimski P, Johnston MJ, Shaheen NJ, Zfass AM, Smith JO, Gill KRS, Burdick JS, Mallat D, Wolfsen HC. Endoscopic spray cryotherapy for esophageal cancer: safety and efficacy. Gastrointest Endosc 2010;71:686-93.

Suter MJ, Jillella PA, Vakoc BJ, Halpern EF, Mino-Kenudson M, Lauwers GY, Bouma BE, Nishioka NS, Tearney GJ. Image-guided biopsy in the esophagus through comprehensive optical frequency domain imaging and laser marking: a study in living swine. Gastrointest Endosc 2010;71:346-53.

Kang D, Suter MJ, Boudoux C, Yoo H, Yachimski PS, Puricelli WP, Nishioka NS, Mino-Kenudson M, Lauwers GY, Bouma BE, Tearney GJ. Comprehensive imaging of gastroesophageal biopsy samples by spectrally encoded confocal microscopy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010;71(1):35-43.

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Contact

Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston MA, 02114-2696
Phone 1: 617-726-4422
Fax: 617-724-6832

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