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Elizabeth Collens Wick, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

Centers & Institutes

  • Colon Cancer Center
  • Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center


Colitis, Ulcerative, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Polyps, Colon Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Surgery, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulosis, General Surgery, Oncology, Rectal Surgery, Sphincter-preserving Surgery, Surgery, Surgical Oncologists, Surgical Oncology

Research Interests

Outcomes after colorectal surgery; Surgical site infections after colorectal surgery; intestinal inflammation and colorectal cancer


  • English


American Society of Colorectal Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
Association for Academic Surgery

Additional Resources

Additional Resources +
  • Education +


    • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (Nashville TN ) (2000)


    • University of California - San Francisco / Surgery (San Francisco CA ) (2007)


    • Cleveland Clinic / Colorectal Surgery (Cleveland OH ) (2008)


    • Colon and Rectal Surgery, American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery (2009)
    • Surgery, American Board of Surgery (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Journal Citations

    Wu, S.; Rhee, K.J.; Albesiano, E.; Rabizadeh, S.; Wu, X.; Yen, H.R.; Huso, D.L.; Brancati, F.L.; Wick, E.; McAllister, F.; Housseau, F.; Pardoll, D.M.; Sears, C.L. A human colonic commensal promotes colon tumorigenesis via activation of T helper type 17 T cell responses. Nat Med. 2009 Sep;15(9):1016-1022.

    Wick, E.C.; Sears, C.L. Bacteroides spp. and diarrhea. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2010 Oct;23(5):470-474.
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    1. Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons Award for Best Presentation; American Society of Colorectal Surgeons (ASCRS) Tripartite Meeting 2008
    2. Nafzigger Society Fellowship, University of California, San Francisco 2003-2004
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    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-7323
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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    Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
    601 N. Caroline Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-7323
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
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