Raymond T. Chung, MD
Director of Hepatology and the Liver Center
Vice Chief of Gastroenterology
Massachusetts General Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Raymond T. Chung, MD, is director of hepatology and the Massachusetts General Hospital Liver Center, vice chief of gastroenterology, and the Kevin and Polly Maroni Massachusetts General Hospital Research Scholar at Massachusetts General Hospital. He is also professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School.
He has been an internationally recognized leader in hepatitis C virus (HCV) research in the areas of virology, pathogenesis, and hepatocarcinogenesis. He directs the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Cooperative Centers on Human Immunology and is co–principal investigator (PI) of the Harvard Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) Consortium of the NIH HBV Research Network. He is contact PI of the Massachusetts General Hospital GI Division T32 Training Grant and holds several NIH R01 grants. He was also a recipient of an NIH Midcareer Investigator Award in Patient-Oriented Research (K24).
Dr Chung has been an associate editor of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, and The Journal of Infectious Diseases. He has served as cochair of the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD)/Infectious Diseases Society of America HCV Guidance Panel, as cochair of the AASLD COVID-19 Task Force, and as codirector of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA)/AASLD Career Development Workshop. He also served as cochair of the 24th International Symposium on Hepatitis C Virus and Related Viruses in 2017. He is a member of the AASLD Governing Board and served as President in 2021. He has authored more than 500 original articles, reviews, and editorials.