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Michael Yoon-Suk Choi, MD


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Centers & Specialties

Digestive Healthcare Center

Clinical Interests
  • Gastroenterology
  • Colon and rectal cancer
  • Colon cancer screening
Medical Education
  • MD, Cornell University Medical College
  • Residency, UC San Francisco
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
  • Gastroenterology
Foreign Languages
  • Korean
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
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 - Connecticut
  • 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

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

Patient Age Group

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Stem Cell Biology
Cellular Reprogramming
Hepatic Differentiation
Cell Replacement Therapy

Ehrt S, Shiloh MU, Ruan J, Choi M, et al. A novel antioxidant gene from Mycobacterium tuberculosis. J Exp Med. 1997

Choi MY, Romer AI, Hu M, et al. A dynamic expression survey identifies transcription factors relevant in mouse digestive tract development. Development. 2006

Choi MY, Lauwers GY, Hur C, et al. Microsatellite instability is frequently observed in rectal cancer and influenced by neoadjuvant chemoradiation. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007

Choi MY, Romer AI, Wang Y, et al. Requirement of the tissue-restricted homeodomain transcription factor Nkx6.3 in differentiation of gastrin-producing G-cells in the stomach antrum. Mol Cell Biol. 2008

Hafler BP, Choi MY, Shivdasani RA, et al. Expression and function of Nkx6.3 in vertebrate hindbrain. Brain Res. 2008

Kim BM, Choi MY. New Insights into the Role of Hedgehog Signaling in Gastrointestinal Development and Cancer. Gastroenterology. 2009

News & Events

  • Enzyme treatment reduces alcohol-induced liver damage in mouse models

    Massachusetts General Hospital investigators report that an intestinal enzyme previously shown to keep bacterial toxins from passing from the gastrointestinal system into the bloodstream may be able to reduce or prevent the liver damage caused by excess alcohol consumption.


Gastroenterology Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-726-3544
Fax: 617-724-6832

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