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Maria M Oliva-Hemker, MD

Director of Ped. Gastroenterology & Nutrition
Professor of Pediatrics
Female
Appointment Phone

410-955-8769

Primary Location

Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic

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Titles

  • Director of Ped. Gastroenterology & Nutrition
  • Professor of Pediatrics

Expertise

Gastrointestinal Diseases, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Research Interests

ulcerative colitis; Crohn''s disease; Inflammatory bowel diseases

Biography

Dr. Maria Oliva-Hemker is the Chief of the Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition. In 1998, Dr. Oliva-Hemker began the Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at Hopkins, which provides evaluation and medical care to hundreds of children and adolescents with Crohns disease and ulcerative colitis from all over the United States and beyond. She is the inaugural recipient of the Stermer Family Professorship in Pediatric IBD.

Dr. Oliva-Hemker is an active clinical researcher who has co-authored numerous articles, book chapters and reviews and has served on multiple editorial boards. She is an editor-in-chief of the book Your Child with Inflammatory Bowel Disease: A Family Guide for Caregiving.

Dr. Oliva-Hemkers clinical practice focuses on inflammatory intestinal disorders such as IBD, autoimmune enteropathy and eosinophilic gastroenteritis. Additional clinical interests include malabsorption syndromes and nutritionally-related disorders such as short bowel syndrome, failure-to-thrive and celiac disease.

Dr. Oliva-Hemker has been named among Americas Top Doctors by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. for more than 10 years and is among Marquis Whos Who in Medicine and Healthcare. She has been named a Baltimore Top Doc and has received a U.S. News and World Report Top Doctor designation for being in the top 1% of pediatric gastroenterologists in the nation.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

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    Training

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine ( Baltimore MD ) (1986)

    Residencies

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Pediatrics ( Baltimore MD ) (1989)

    Fellowships

    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Pediatrics ( Baltimore MD ) (1993)

    Certifications

    • Pediatric Gastroenterology, American Board of Pediatrics (2007)
    • Pediatrics, American Board of Pediatrics (2007)
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    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic
    200 N. Wolfe Street
    Rubenstein Child Health
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8765
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8769
    Fax: 410-955-1464
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-8769
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-8769
    Fax: 410-955-1464
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    Department/Division

    • Pediatrics - Gastroenterology and Nutrition

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