About Jason Qu, MD

Professional activities include practicing clinical anesthesia and teaching residents/fellows/medical students.

Clinical Interests:




Mass General Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-3030

Medical Education

  • MD, Norman Bethune(Univ of Medical Sciences)
  • Residency, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Residency, Peking Union Medical College Hospital
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology, American Board of Anesthesiology

Accepted Insurance Plans

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.


  • DNA content and the prognosis of thymoma.
  • Insulike growth factor and metabolism
  • Tumor necrosis factor and malnutrition
  • Insulin resistance and regulation of insulin growth factor


  • Select Publications:

    • Chow JC, Ling PR, Qu Z, Leviola L, Ciccarones A, Bistrian BR, Smith RJ. Growth hormone stimulates tyrosine phosphorylation of JAK2 and STA5, but not insulin receptor substrate-1 or SHC proteins in liver and skeletal muscle of normal rats in vivo. Endocrinology 1996; 137:2880-2886.
    • Qu Z, Ling PR, Chow JC, Burke P, Smith RJ, Bistrian BR. Determinants of plasma concentrations of insulin-like growth factor-1 and albumin and their hepatic mRNAs: The role of dietary protein content and tumor necrosis factor in malnourished rats. Metabolism 1996; 45(9): 1-7.
    • Qu Z, Chow JC, Ling PR, Ziegler TR, Bistrian BR, Smith RJ. Tissue-specific effects of chronic dietary protein restriction and gastrostomy on the insulin-like growth factor-I pathway in the liver and colon of adult rats. Metabolism 1997, 46(6): 691-697.
    • Ling PR, Sierra P, Qu Z, Bistrian BR. IGF-I improves glucose utilization in TNF-treated rats under hyperinsulinemic, euglycemic conditions. Metabolism 1997; 46(9): 1052-1058.
    • Kwoun M, Ling PR, Lydon E, Imrich A, Qu Z, Palombo J, Bistrian BR. Immunologic effects of acute hyperglycemia in nondiabetic rats. Journal of Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition. 1997; 21(2): 91-95.
    • Qu Z, Ling PR, Chow JC, Smith RJ and Bistrian BR. Effects of dietary protein and tumor necrosis factor components of the insulin-like growth factor-I pathway in the colon and small intestine in protein-depleted rats. Metabolism 1998; 47(3): 345-350.
    • You YQ, Ling PR, Qu Z and Bistrian BR. Effects of continuous enteral  medium-chain fatty acid infusion on lipid metabolism in rats. Lipids 1998; 33(3)261-266.

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