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Patrick Ikemefuna Okolo, M.B.B.S., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Chief of Endoscopy; Director, Pancreatitis Centre
Associate Professor of Medicine


Appointment Phone


Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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International Patients

Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Chief of Endoscopy; Director, Pancreatitis Centre
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 410-583-2888

10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Johns Hopkins Medicine - Odenton

Appointment Phone: 410-874-1400

1132 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113 map


Clinical Gastroenterology, Colon Polyps, Digestive Diseases, Endoluminal Interventions in Children, Gallbladder Disorders, Gallstones, Gastroenterology, Innovative Endoscopy, Pancreatic and Biliary Disease, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis, Small Bowel Disease, Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction Surgery, Stomach Ulcer

Research Interests

Fistula and Wall Closure; Small Bowel Augmented Enteroscopy; Economic and Quality Issues in Endoscopy


Advanced Fellowship (Interventional Endoscopy): Johns Hopkins
Gastroenterology Fellowship: Johns Hopkins
Internal Medicine Residency: Indiana University
Rotating Internship: University of NIgeria Teaching Hospital more

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Dr. Okolo's Video Biography

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    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • University of Nigeria / MD (1988)


    • Indiana University School of Medicine / Medicine (1994)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (1998)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (1997, 2008)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Colon Force Monitoring, Augmented Small Bowel Enteroscopy, Submucosal Tunneling, Enhanced Imaging in Endoscopy

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American College of Gastroenterology
    • American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
    • European Association for Translumenal Surgery
  • Videos & Media +


    The New Endoscopy Unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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