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Fizan Abdullah, MD PhD

Associate Professor of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health
Associate Professor of Surgery
Male
Appointment Phone

410-955-1983

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • 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

  • Johns Hopkins Children's Center

Expertise

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

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

Biography

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.

Languages

  • English
  • Urdu

Clinical Trial Keywords

  • Necrotizing Enterocolitis

Additional Resources

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  • Education +

    Training

    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University ( Philadelphia PA) (1998)

    Residencies

    • Yale - New Haven Hospital / General Surgery ( New Haven CT) (2003)

    Fellowships

    • Children's Hospital Los Angeles / Pediatric Surgery ( Los Angeles CA) (2005)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Surgery / Pediatric Surgery (2006)
    • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2005)
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  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Meet Our Expert - Dr. Fizan Abdullah

    Dr. Fizan Abdullah is a pediatric general surgeon who specializes in the treatment of congenital abnormalities in infants, as well as oncologic and gastrointestinal surgery in children.

    Minimally Invasive Treatment for Pectus Excavatum (Sunken Chest) .

    Johns Hopkins pediatric surgeons Paul Colombani, MD and Fizan Abdullah, MD discuss pectus excavatum, or sunken chest, including the symptoms, diagnosis, minimally-invasive surgical treatment and long term prognosis.

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    Locations

    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-1983
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-1983
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    Johns Hopkins Pediatric Specialty Clinic
    200 N. Wolfe Street
    Rubenstein Child Health
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-1983
    Appointment Phone: 410-955-1983
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    Department/Division

    • Surgery

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