About Kumar Krishnan, MD

Kumar Krishnan, MD, received his bachelors of science in biochemistry with honors from the University of Arizona.  He  completed his medical school training and residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas.  He subsequently completed his gastroenterology fellowship at Northwestern University, Feinberg school of medicine.  After his general gastroenterology fellowship, he completed a 2 year interventional endoscopy fellowship at Northwestern University, with a focus on pancreaticobiliary disorders, ERCP, EUS and complex esophageal disease.  Prior to joining the MGH GI Unit, Dr. Krishnan was an interventional endoscopist at the Houston Methodist Hospital, where he established the interventional endoscopy program.

Dr. Krishnan currently serves on the ASGE Technology committee and is on the editorial board for Video Gastrointestinal endoscopy. He is a reviewer for the American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Alimentary Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics and Diseases of the Esophagus. His primary interests include the management of pancreatic and biliary disease, interventional endoscopy and novel endoscopic therapy for digestive disease.

He is actively involved in research relating to novel diagnostic and therapeutic technology in endoscopy and minimally invasive treatments for intestinal disorders.

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Mass General Gastroenterology
55 Fruit St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-726-2426

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Residency, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Northwestern University - The Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Fellowship, Northwestern University - The Feinberg School of Medicine

American Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine

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