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Frederic E Eckhauser, MD

Professor of Surgery
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes

  • Colon Cancer Center
  • Comprehensive Hernia Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Skip Viragh Center for Pancreas Cancer Clinical Research and Patient Care
  • Sol Goldman Pancreatic Cancer Research Center


Biliary Enteric Fistula, Fistulas, Gastric Pacemaker Surgery, Gastroparesis, General Surgery, Hernia Repair, Hernias, Incisional Hernia Repair, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Intestinal Failure, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Ductal Obstruction Surgery, Pancreatitis Surgery, Pseudocysts, Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction Surgery

Research Interests

Alimentary tract physiology; Pancreatic tumors; Chronic pancreatitis


Dr. Eckhauser completed all of his surgical training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and spent six months at the Frenchay Hospital and the Bristol Royal Infirmary in England as a Senior registrar in Thoracic Surgery. He served as the Charles G. Child III Professor of Surgery and Chief of the Division of GI Surgery at the University of Michigan for 25 years before returning to Johns Hopkins Hospital in 2001 where he now serves as Professor of Surgery and Director of Clinical Operations. His main clinical interests include alimentary tract surgery, with a special interest in pancreatobiliary diseases, inflammatory bowel disease, GI tract motility disturbances, and complex re-operative surgery of the GI tract.


  • English


The Halsted Society
The Baltimore Academy of Surgery (president, 2004-2005)
Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
American Surgical Association
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Society of American Gastroenterological Endoscopic Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology

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    • University of Kentucky College of Medicine (Lexington KY ) (1970)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (Baltimore MD ) (1975)
    • Frenchay Healthcare Trust / Unverifiable (Bristol England) (1974)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Surgery (Baltimore MD ) (1972)


    • Shriners Hospital for Crippled Children (Springfie (Springfield MA ) (1973)


    • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2006)
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-502-0932
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Phone: 410-502-0932
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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