Centers & Specialties

Cancer Center

Clinical Interests
  • Genitourinary (GU) cancer
  • Renal (kidney) cancer
  • Bladder cancer
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular, penile and genito-urinary cancers
  • Clinical trials, development of novel drug combinations
  • Phase I Clinical Trials
Medical Education
  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Brigham and Women's Hospital
  • Fellowship, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
Foreign Languages
  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • 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
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • 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
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Connecticut
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • 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.

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Dr. Xin Gao is a medical oncologist and clinical investigator focused on providing high quality care for patients with cancers of the genitourinary system. In addition, he is actively involved in clinical trials evaluating new targeted therapies and immunotherapies for patients with cancers of the kidney, bladder, and prostate. Dr. Gao is particularly interested in working to develop better drugs and biomarkers to improve the outcomes of his patients.

Born in China, Dr. Gao grew up in West Virginia and received his B.S. with honors in Biological Sciences from Stanford University. He received his M.D. cum laude from Harvard Medical School. He subsequently trained in internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital and completed his hematology and oncology fellowship training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.


Mass General Hospital Cancer Center
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-4000
Fax: 617-643-1740