Christopher Fan, MD


Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates

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Christopher Fan, MD

Houston Methodist Gastroenterology Associates

About Me

Dr. Fan is a clinical and research gastroenterologist interested in understanding the role of the gut microbiome and its interactions with mucosal immunology in disease pathogenesis. During his gastroenterology fellowship, he was also a clinical pharmacology T32 fellow and is interested in elucidating new targets for the treatment of disease processes that are mediated by these interactions. Dr. Fan is a member of the AGA.

Dr. Fan is a Houston native, having graduated from Bellaire High School and Rice University with a BSE in Bioengineering. He subsequently went on to medical school at Duke University where he was also a HHMI Medical Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School. This was followed by internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Johns Hopkins. His clinical and research interest focus on immunotherapy related toxicities in the gastrointestinal tract due to cancer treatment, inflammatory bowel disease and general gastroenterology. 

Clinical Interests

  • Crohn's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Accepted Insurance Plans

Beech Street PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield FEP Federal Employee Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Medicare Advantage PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Edge
Blue Essentials
Blue Essentials Access
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage HMO
Cigna HealthSpring Medicare Advantage PPO
Coventry PPO
First Health PPO
HMO Blue
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Healthy Directions
TRS-ActiveCare 2 Group 385002
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-South Texas Region Group 295430
TRS-ActiveCare Fully Insured Plan-West Texas Region Group 295781
TRS-ActiveCare HD Group 385000
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Group 385003
TRS-ActiveCare Primary Plus Group 385001
TRS-Care Standard ALT A I Group 485002
TRS-Care Standard ALT A II Group 485003
TRS-Care Standard ALT B I Group 485005
TRS-Care Standard ALT B II Group 485006
TRS-Care Standard CMED Group 485001
TRS-Care Standard Group 485000
TexanPlus/Wellcare Medicare Advantage
US Family Health Plan

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Gastroenterology | Johns Hopkins | 2022
Internal Medicine | Johns Hopkins | 2019
Duke University | 2016
  • Houston Methodist Hospital
  • Houston Methodist Dr. Mary and Ron Neal Cancer Center


  • English
Languages listed are spoken by doctor and/or office staff.

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  • Where is Dr. Christopher Fan located?
    Dr. Christopher Fan sees patients at the following locations:
    • Smith Tower, 6550 Fannin St., Ste 1201, Houston, TX 77030
  • What languages do Dr. Christopher Fan and/or staff speak?
    Dr. Christopher Fan and/or office staff speak English