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Alan Paul Borden Dackiw, MD PhD

Associate Professor of Surgery
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  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins


Adrenal Disorders, Endocrine Pancreas, General Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pancreatic Disease, Parathyroid, Thyroid Cancer, Thyroid Surgery

Research Interests

Endocrine tumor genetics; familial tumor syndromes; intra-operative nerve monitoring; endocrine organ development and neoplasia


Dr. Dackiw is an endocrine surgeon, specializing in minimally invasive endocrine tumor surgery including surgery of the adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid and endocrine pancreas. He is an Assistant Professor of Surgery at Johns Hopkins University in
the Division of Surgical Oncology,
Section of Endocrine Surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He completed his general
surgical training and PhD at the University of Toronto in 1998 and then completed a surgical oncology fellowship at MD
Anderson Cancer Center in Houston Texas followed by an endocrine surgery fellowship in San Francisco, California with Dr. Orlo Clark.

His clinical interest is minimally invasive endocrine tumor surgery including surgery of the adrenal, thyroid, parathyroid and endocrine pancreas and his research interests include endocrine tumor genetics, familial tumor syndromes, intra-operative nerve monitoring and endocrine organ development and neoplasia.

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    • University of Manitoba Faculty of Medicine (Winnipeg Manitoba ) (1990)


    • University of Toronto Postgraduate Programs in Medicine / Surgery (Toronto M5G 2C4 ) (1998)


    • University of California - San Francisco / Endocrinology (San Francisco CA) (2001)
    • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center - GME / Oncology (Houston TX) (2000)


    • American Board of Surgery / General Surgery (2008)
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Hospital Main Entrance - Sheikh Zayed Tower
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 443-287-8284
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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    • Surgery - Endocrinology Surgery

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