Hisham Hussan, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Internal Medicinehussan
Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition


Dr. Hisham Hussan received his medical degree (M.D.) from Damascus University School of Medicine. He subsequently completed his internal medicine residency and gastroenterology fellowship at Saint Louis University School of Medicine in Saint Louis. He joined Ohio State University in 2014 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition, Section of Intestinal Neoplasia and Hereditary polyposis (INHP). He is a member of the Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention Program for The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center. Dr. Hussan’s interests and research center around clinical and translational research focused on the effect of diet, microbiome and obesity on risk of colorectal cancer and colorectal cancer chemoprevention. In addition to endoscopic management of large precancerous colonic polyps, Dr. Hussan is also working in a colon cancer multidisciplinary clinic at Martha Morehouse seeing patients with previous colorectal cancer to improve their chemopreventative strategies.

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