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Frederic E Eckhauser, M.D.

Interim Chief, Ravitch Division of Colorectal and GI Surgery
Professor of Surgery

Male

Appointment Phone

443-997-1508

Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Titles

  • Interim Chief, Ravitch Division of Colorectal and GI Surgery
  • Department of Surgery Liaison for Johns Hopkins International Surgery Services
  • Surgical Champion, Clinical Excellence Documentation Program
  • Member, Special Credentials Committee, JHUSOM
  • Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes

Departments

  • Surgery - Ravitch Division of GI Surgery

Locations

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-502-0932

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-502-0932

Expertise

Biliary Enteric Fistula, Biliary Tract Surgery, Choledochal Cyst, Colocutaneous Fistula, Enterocutaneous Fistula, Epigastric Hernia, Fistulas, Gallstones, Gastric Pacemaker Surgery, Gastrocutaneous Fistula, General Surgery, Hernia Repair, Hernias, Incisional Hernia Repair, Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery, Inguinal Hernia Repair, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis Surgery, Pseudocysts, Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction Surgery, Umbilical Hernia

Biography

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. He currently serves as Professor of Surgery and Interim Chief of the Ravitch Division of Surgery. His main clinical interests include alimentary tract surgery, with a special interest in pancreatic and biliary diseases, gastric motility disturbances, re-operative surgery of the GI tract, and complex abdominal wall reconstruction for incisional hernias. He is nationally recognized for his accomplishments in pancreatic cancer surgery and complex abdominal wall reconstruction.

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    Additional Information

  • Education +

    Degrees

    • University of Kentucky College of Medicine / MD (1970)

    Residencies

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

    Certifications

    • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (1976, 2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Clinical Trials:

    A Novel Approach to Reducing Surgical Site Infection Using negative pressure Wound Therapy in Patients Undergoing Ventral hernia repair. Sponsored by Educational Grant in Aid through KCI, Inc


    Clinical Trial Keywords: Ventral Hernia, Surgical Site Infection, Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT)

    Selected Publications

    1) Winter JM, Cameron JL, Olino K et al: Clinicopathologic analysis of ampullary neoplasms in 450 patients. Implications for surgical strategy and long term prognosis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010;14:379-387

    2) Venkat R, Puhan MA, Schulick RA et al: Predicting the risk of perioperative mortality in patients undergoing pancreatoduodenectomy: a novel scoring system. Arch Surg. 2011;146:1277-1284

    3) Kneueurtz PJ, Cunningham SC, Cameron JL et al: Palliative surgical management of patients with unresectable pancreatic adenocarcinoma. Trends and lessons learned from a large single institution experience. J Gastrointest Surg.2011;15:1917-1927

    4) He J, Ahuja N, Makary M et al: 2564 resected periampullary adenocarcinomas at a single institution. Trends over three decades. HPB (Oxford) 2014;16:83-90

    5) Tosoian JJ, Hicks C, Cameron JL et al: Tracking early admissions after pancreatectomy to index and non-index institutions. JAMA Network, published online December 23, 2014

    6) Soares KC, Baltadano P, Hicks C et al: Novel Wound Management system reduces surgical site morbidity after ventral hernia repair: a critical analysis. Am J Surg 2104 (in press)

    7) Broyles JM, Berli J, Tuffaha S et al: Functional abdominal wall reconstruction using an innervated vascularized component tissue allograft. A cadaveric study and review of the literature. J Reconstruct Microsurg 2104 (in press)

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    Memberships

    • Phi Beta Kappa
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