Ishir Bhan, MD, MPH

Ishir Bhan, MD, MPH, is the Director of Collaborative Informatics at the Laboratory of Computer Science, developing innovative clinical software that is widely used to improve care delivery across Harvard-affiliated hospitals. He is the creator of Apprentice, software aimed at improving communication and collaboration between providers. He oversaw design and development of eBridge, currently the principal tool for electronic inpatient documentation at MGH. He also leads the development of Mojo, a clinical iPhone and iPad app used by over 2000 practitioners at Massachusetts General Hospital.

Dr. Bhan earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and obtained a master’s degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health. He completed fellowships with both the MGH Laboratory of Computer Science and the MGH and Brigham and Women’s Hospital's Divisions of Nephrology. He holds faculty appointments at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

In addition to his work in LCS, Dr. Bhan is an Associate Physician and Director of Nephrology Informatics at MGH and the Associate Program Director for the Nephrology fellowship program at MGH. He conducts clinical research on the biological actions of vitamin D in humans, supervises and educates trainees, and provides clinical care. Furthermore, he serves as the Nephrology Subspecialty Education Coordinator for the MGH Medicine Residency program, organizing resident rotations in Nephrology.