Dr. Walter Wai-Yip Chan MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Walter Chan is a gastroenterologist in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and Brigham and Women's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 8 years. Dr. Chan accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital and one of 59 at Brigham and Women's Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Esophagus Disease, Gastrointestinal Functional & Motility Disorders, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Education & Medical Training

Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2007

Brigham and Women's Hospital
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 2007 - 2010

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 2004

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 7 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 4 years in Gastroenterology

MA State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
2012

Publications & Presentations

Lubiprostone Increases Small Intestinal Smooth Muscle Contractions Through a Prostaglandin E Receptor 1 (EP1)-mediated Pathway.
Chan, W. W.,Mashimo, H.

Proton Pump Inhibitor Use and the Risk of Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth: A Meta-analysis.
Lo, W. K.,Chan, W. W.

Assessment of fractionated exhaled nitric oxide as a biomarker for the treatment of eosinophilic esophagitis.
Leung, J.,Nguyen-Traxler, A.,Lee, E. M.,Yip, J. S.,Weinstock, J. V.,Chan, W. W.,Ngo, P.,Weinstein, B. J.,Bonis, P. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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