Adrenal Disorders, Bariatric Surgery, Benign and malignant diseases of small bowel, colon, hernias, Colorectal Surgery, Diseases of the small bowel and colon, Gastric Bypass Surgery, Gastrointestinal Surgery, General Surgery, GERD Surgery, Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hernias, Laparoscopic Gastric Banding, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pancreatic Disease, Surgery
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
Kimberley Steele, M.D., assistant professor of minimally-invasive and bariatric surgery at The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, performs general surgery, in addition to bariatric surgery. She holds 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.