Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology

U.S. News & World Report has ranked the Johns Hopkins Hospital as the #1 hospital for the past 20 consecutive years.   For appointments, please call
(410) 933-7495.

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World renowned research programs
For the 13th consecutive year, Johns Hopkins earned more grants, awards and contracts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) than any of the other 122 U.S. medical schools that received them.

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What's New
New Endoscopy Suite Now Open

The Johns Hopkins Hospital’s new, state-of-the art, patient care buildings are now open. Designed to enhance every aspect of the patient experience, the new endoscopy suite in the Sheikh Zayed Tower offers patient and family-centered amenities, increased privacy, and the latest technological advances. For a guided video tour of the new suite, please click here.

The Johns Hopkins Infusion Center

Conveniently located at Green Spring Station, the Johns Hopkins Infusion Center offers patients who require intravenous medications, including infliximab and natalizumab, individualized treatment and flexible appointments in a comfortable outpatient setting. For more information, please call 410-616-7361 or click here.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease FAQs

If you or a loved one suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, two new videos featuring specialists from the Meyerhoff Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center address common questions:

For more information or to make an appointment with an IBD specialist, please call: 410-933-7495.

Coordinated Care for Pancreatitis

For patients with chronic or acute pancreatitis, our team of specialists at the Multidisciplinary Pancreatitis Center can help. We offer state-of-the-art medical, endoscopic, and surgical care, including total pancreatectomy and islet cell autotransplantation. For appointments, call 410-614-6708.

The director of the Johns Hopkins Pancreatitis Center, Vikesh Singh, M.D. explains what pancreatitis is and discusses various treatment options in the below two videos:

What is Pancreatitis and How is it Diagnosed?

Treatment Options for Pancreatitis

Convenient Motility Testing at Green Spring Station

Quick and comprehensive testing to diagnose gastrointestinal motility disorders is available at our Green Spring Station location in Lutherville. Physician referrals are required for motility studies. Please call 410-933-7495 for more information.

GI Services in Howard and Anne Arundel County

We now provide outpatient endoscopic procedures and GI and liver consultations in Howard County and Anne Arundel County. Referring physicians may use our Direct Access Endoscopy service to expedite patient care at this location.

Please call 410-715-0350 for GI services in Columbia, Odenton, or Glen Burnie (select option 1 to schedule a new or return clinic appointment, option 2 to reach the physician's office, and option 3 to schedule an endoscopy appointment). To reach the Columbia clinic directly, call 410-884-7048.

Multidisciplinary Pancreatic Cyst Clinic

Our new multidisciplinary clinic welcomes any patient with a pancreatic cyst to coordinate appropriate and timely investigations and management. For more information, click here or call 410-955-5800.


Diet Can Reduce Colon Cancer Risk

On WBAL-TV's "Medical Alert," Dr. Linda Lee offers recommendations on how your diet can reduce the risk of colon cancer.  Click here to view video.

For more information about keeping the colon healthy, click here to view a recording of a recent health seminar with Dr. Lee.

Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction

Mouen Khashab, M.D., director of therapeutic endoscopy and assistant professor of medicine discusses sphincter of Oddi dysfunction (SOD) including common symptoms, how to diagnose it, and treatment options. Click here to listen to the podcast.

Pancreatic Cysts
Anne Marie Lennon, MD, PhD, director of the Pancreatic Cyst Clinic discusses the prevalence and optimal management of pancreatic cysts. Listen to the podcast here.

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