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John Harmon, M.D.

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Director, Surgical Research

Professor of Surgery

Male

Languages: English, French

Expertise: Breast Cancer, Breast Disease , Burns, Cancer, Diseases of the Small Bowel and Colon, General Surgery, Hernias, Parathyroid Diseases, Stomach Cancer, Surgery, Thyroid, Thyroid Diseases, Wound Healing ...read more

Research Interests: pathophysiology of gastro-esophageal diseases; Surgical wound healing

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
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4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

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

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601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-550-0401
Fax: 410-550-1245

Background

John W. Harmon, M.D., FACS, is a general surgeon with a wide-ranging practice including a variety of complex clinical problems, Dr. Harmon specializes in the management of complex hernias and wounds. However, his many surgical interests include hernias, wound healing, breast cancer, colon and small bowel cancers, stomach cancer, as well as thyroid and parathyroid conditions.

Dr. Harmon has been featured in several publications regarding the gastrointestinal organs, including the esophagus, stomach, small intestine and colon. He has also published information dealing with military medicine, specifically blast injuries. Dr. Harmon was one of the first to publish, in his paper on Zollinger Ellison syndrome, the importance of removing tumors. He also was the first to observe an endocrine effect of marijuana. His animal studies of GERD (gastro-esophageal reflux disease) were extensive and helped explain the pathophysiology of the condition.
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Titles

  • Director, Surgical Research
  • Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD; Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1969)

Residencies

  • Boston City Hospital / Surgery (1975)

Fellowships

  • Lahey Clinic / Gastroenterology (1973)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (1976, 2005)

Research & Publications

Lab

View his lab website at http://www.harmonlab.org

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