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Fizan Abdullah, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Associate Professor of Surgery

Male  | Languages: English, Urdu

Appointment Phone


Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Main Entrance

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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  • Associate Professor of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Program Director, Fellowship in Pediatric Surgery
  • Assistant Program Director, Residency in General Surgery
  • Physician Adviser to Children's Center Surgeons
  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes



The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Main Entrance

Appointment Phone: 410-955-5210

1800 Orleans Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-5210


Congenital Pulmonary Malformations, Diaphragmatic Hernia, Gastroschisis, General Surgery, Hirschsprung's Disease, Intestinal Atresia, Laparoscopic Surgery, Malrotation, Neonatal Surgery, Nonoperative Management of Pectus Carinatum, Omphalocele, Pectus Excavatum, Pediatric General Surgery , Pediatric Oncology Surgery, Pediatric Thoracic Surgery, Tracheoesophageal Fistula

Research Interests

Inguinal Hernia Repair; Nissen Fundoplication; Lung Development & Treatment of Pulmonary Hypoplasia; Tissue Engineering; Extracorporeal Life Support; Developmental Biology of Stem Cell Differentiation; Outcomes Research


Dr. Abdullah's expertise is in surgery for infants and children with congenital anomalies as well as advanced laparoscopy. His research interest relates to lung development, tissue engineering, outcomes research, extracorporeal life support, and global surgical education. more

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    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University / MD (1998)


    • Yale-New Haven Hospital / General Surgery (2015)


    • Children's Hospital Los Angeles / Pediatric Surgery (2015)


    • American Board of Surgery / Pediatric Surgery (2006, 2016)
    • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2005, 2015)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trial Keywords: Necrotizing Enterocolitis

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +
  • Videos & Media +


    Minimally Invasive Treatment for Pectus Excavatum (Sunken Chest) .

    Pectus Excavatum Surgery: Will I Feel the Bar?

    Pectus Excavatum Surgery: How Long before Restarting Sports?

    "Pectus Excavatum: Does Surgery Hurt?"

    Pectus Excavatum Surgery: How Long is the Stay in the Hospital?

    Pectus Excavatum: Modified Nuss Operation

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