Christopher S. Manasseh, MBBS

Clinical Associate Professor, Family Medicine

Christopher Manasseh


Dr. Manasseh is currently the Vice Chair of Family Medicine Inpatient and Hospital Services. He joined the department of Family Medicine in 2001. He graduated from the Kilpauk Medical College of the University of Madras, India and then completed his family medicine residency training at In His Image Family Practice Program at Hillcrest Medical Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1997. Chris completed the Duke University National Faculty Development Workshop series from 1997-1999. He served as the Inpatient Associate Director at a 550 bed tertiary care hospital in North Carolina between 1997 and 2001, where he received the teacher of the year award from the family practice residents three out of the four years he was there. Chris has also received the ‘Teacher of the year award’ from Boston University Family Medicine Residency six times over the last 15 years.
Chris is currently certified in BLS and was previously certified in ACLS, PALS, ATLS, and ALSO. Dr. Manasseh has developed a series of lectures appropriate to the care of hospitalized patients. He designed and implemented the inpatient medicine curriculum for the family medicine residency at Boston University Medical Center – creating teaching templates, presentations for the top 20 most common inpatient diagnoses and initiating the ongoing weekly teaching conferences.

Other Positions

  • Associate Chief Medical Officer, Inpatient Operations, Boston Medical Center
  • Vice Chair, Inpatient and Hospital Services, Family Medicine, Boston Medical Center


  • Kilpauk Medical College, MBBS


  • Published on 6/11/2021

    Austad K, Barnett KG, Manasseh C. Family Medicine's Critical Role in Building and Sustaining the Future of Hospital Medicine. Fam Med. 2021 07; 53(7):520-523. PMID: 34289497.

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  • Published on 6/16/2017

    Cancino RS, Manasseh C, Kwong L, Mitchell SE, Martin J, Jack BW. Project RED Impacts Patient Experience. J Patient Exp. 2017 Dec; 4(4):185-190. PMID: 29276765.

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  • Published on 2/3/2009

    Jack BW, Chetty VK, Anthony D, Greenwald JL, Sanchez GM, Johnson AE, Forsythe SR, O'Donnell JK, Paasche-Orlow MK, Manasseh C, Martin S, Culpepper L. A reengineered hospital discharge program to decrease rehospitalization: a randomized trial. Ann Intern Med. 2009 Feb 3; 150(3):178-87. PMID: 19189907.

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  • Published on 7/1/2008

    Awwad ST, Manasseh C, Bowman RW, Cavanagh HD, Verity S, Mootha V, McCulley JP. Intraocular lens power calculation after myopic laser in situ keratomileusis: Estimating the corneal refractive power. J Cataract Refract Surg. 2008 Jul; 34(7):1070-6. PMID: 18571071.

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  • Published on 1/1/2007

    Kartha A, Anthony D, Manasseh CS, Greenwald JL, Chetty VK, Burgess JF, Culpepper L, Jack BW. Depression is a risk factor for rehospitalization in medical inpatients. Prim Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry. 2007; 9(4):256-62. PMID: 17934548.

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