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Patrick Ikemefuna Okolo, MBBS PhD

Chief of Endoscopy; Director, Pancreatitis Centre
Associate Professor of Medicine
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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

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Call +1-410-502-0773 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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

Centers & Institutes

  • Pancreatitis Center


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

Research Interests

Small Bowel Augmented Enteroscopy; Fistula and Wall Closure; 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


  • English


American Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
American College of Gastroenterology
European Association for Translumenal Surgery

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Colon Force Monitoring
  • Augmented Small Bowel Enteroscopy
  • Submucosal Tunneling
  • Enhanced Imaging in Endoscopy

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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health ( Baltimore MD ) (1998)
    • University of Nigeria ( Anambra) (1988)


    • Indiana University School of Medicine/Medicine ( Indianapolis IN ) (1994)


    • Indiana University School of Medicine ( Indianapolis IN ) (1991)
    • The Johns Hopkins Hospital/Gastroenterology ( Baltimore MD ) (1998)


    • Gastroenterology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2008)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2004)
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    Dr. Okolo's Video Biography

    Dr. Patrick Okolo is director of the Pancreatitis Center and chief of endoscopy whose clinical practice focuses on therapeutic endoscopy. Visit:

    The New Endoscopy Unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
    10755 Falls Road
    Pavilion I
    Lutherville, MD 21093
    Appointment Phone: 410-583-2888
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    Johns Hopkins Medicine - Odenton
    1132 Annapolis Road
    Odenton, MD 21113
    Appointment Phone: 410-874-1400
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    • Medicine - Gastroenterology and Hepatology

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