About Peter E. Krims, MD

Dr. Peter Krims has more than 35 years in medical training and experience. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. He completed his medical training at Boston University, University California San Diego and Duke University. His clinical interests include biliary and pancreatic disease, and advanced endoscopy.

He is a past director of Endoscopy at UMass Medical Center, and is past president of the New England Endoscopy Society. For many years, Boston Magazine has named him as one of the Top Doctors in the Boston area.

Conditions & Procedures

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acid Reflux & GERD
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anemia
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Disease
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cirrhosis
  • Clostridium Difficile (C.Diff)
  • Colitis
  • Colon Cancer Screening
  • Colon Diseases & Polyps
  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s & Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dysphagia
  • Esophageal Disease
  • Gallbladder Disease
  • Gastritis
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastroparesis
  • H. Pylori
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Indigestion
  • Liver Disease
  • Pancreatic Disease & Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer Disease
  • Swallowing Disorders

Office Locations

Primary Location

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45B Discovery Way
Acton, MA 01720

Phone: 978-429-2010
Fax: 978-264-1936

Procedure Locations

Having a procedure? It may not always be in the same location where you consulted with your doctor. Check with your doctor to make sure you’re headed to the right place.



Boston University School of Medicine


Boston University School of Medicine GME


University of California Medical Center San Diego

Professional Highlights

  • Chief Gastroenterology, Emerson Hospital


Board Certified, Gastroenterology

Awards & Recognitions

Boston Magazine, Top Doctor

Professional Memberships

  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy