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Kimberley Eden Steele, M.D., Ph.D.

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Assistant Director of Surgical Clerkship - Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Associate Professor of Surgery


Expertise: Adrenal Disorders, Bariatric Surgery, Colorectal Surgery, Diseases of the Small Bowel and Colon, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, GERD Surgery , Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hernias, Lap Band Surgery, Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pancreatic Disease, Sleeve Gastrectomy , Surgery, Weight Loss Surgery more

Research Interests: Obesity; Surgical outcomes; Minimally-invasive surgical techniques; Surgical education; Brain dopamine receptors before and after gastric bypass surgery; Genetics, metabolism and physiology of obesity; Laparoscopic surgery in the elderly; Laparoscopic simulation education and curriculum for residents and medical students more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 410-550-0400

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0409

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 410-955-5464

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
Appointment Phone: 410-955-2280

1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Kimberley Steele, M.D. specializes in general surgery, minimally-invasive surgery, and bariatric surgery. She has research interests in the neurochemical and metabolic effects of bariatric surgery, and operative techniques in laparoscopic surgery.

A diplomate of the American Board of Surgery, Dr. Steele is a member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, the American College of Surgeons and the Association of Women Surgeons.

Dr. Steele is active in curriculum development and research in surgical education and directs the surgical rotations of medical students at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. more


  • Assistant Director of Surgical Clerkship - Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Associate Professor of Surgery



  • MD, Ross University School of Medicine (2000)


  • Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center / General Surgery (2005)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2006)

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Surgeons
  • Association of Women Surgeons
  • Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
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