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

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Chief of Endoscopy; Director, Pancreatitis Centre

Associate Professor of Medicine


Expertise: 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 more

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

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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

Green Spring Station
10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

Johns Hopkins Health Care Center
Appointment Phone: 410-874-1400

1132 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113 map


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


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

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, University of Nigeria (1988)


  • Indiana University School of Medicine / Medicine (1994)


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

Board Certifications

  • 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

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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