About Daniel Chung, MD

Clinical Interests:



Mass General Gastroenterology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-5996

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School*
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Accepted Insurance Plans

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  • Genotype-phenotype correlations in hereditary cancer syndromes.
  • Cancer surveillance in hereditary cancer syndromes.
  • New approaches to colon cancer screening.
  • The hypoxic microenvironment in colon cancer.
  • Angiogenesis in colon cancer.
  • Molecular genetics of gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.


  • Select Publications:

    • 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.
    • 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
    • Gala MK, Mizukami Y, Le LP, Moriichi K, Austin T, Yamamoto M, Lauwers GY, Bardeesy N, Chung DC.  Germline mutations in oncogene-induced senescence pathways are associated with multiple sessile serrated adenomas.  Gastroenterology.  2014;146(2):520-9. PMID: 24512911
    • Adar T, Rodgers LH, Shannon KM, Yoshida M, Ma T, Mattia A, Lauwers GY, Iafrate AJ, Chung DC. A tailored approach to BRAF and MLH1 methylation testing in a universal screening program for Lynch syndrome.  Mod Pathol. 2017;30(3):440-7. PMID: 28059100.
    • Adar T, Rodgers LH, Shannon KM, Yoshida M, Ma T, Mattia A, Lauwers GY, Iafrate AJ, Hartford NM, Oliva E, Chung DC. Universal screening of both endometrial and colon cancers increases the detection of Lynch syndrome. Cancer. 2018 May 11. PMID: 29750335
    • Nguyen LH, Goel A, Chung DC. Pathways of colorectal carcinogenesis.  Gastroenterology. 2019 Oct 14. pii: S0016-5085(19)41441-8. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2019.08.059.  PMID: 3162262

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