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Elizabeth Collens Wick, M.D.

Associate Professor of Surgery


Appointment Phone


Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Out-of-State & International Patients +
Out of State Patients

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

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International Patients

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


  • Oncology - Immunology and Hematopoiesis
  • Surgery - Ravitch Division of GI Surgery


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

600 N. Wolfe Street
Blalock Suite 658
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-7323

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-7323


Colitis, Ulcerative, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Polyps, Colon Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Surgery , Crohn's Disease, Diverticulosis, General Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Sphincter-preserving Operations

Research Interests

Outcomes after colorectal surgery; Surgical site infections after colorectal surgery; intestinal inflammation and colorectal cancer; The role of colonic flora in intestinal inflammation and colon cancer


Dr. Wick is a colorectal surgeon who specializes in inflammatory bowel disease (ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease), colorectal cancer, diverticulitis and anorectal disorders.  She is particularly interested in sphincter-preserving operations for IBD and colorectal cancer. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine / MD (2000)


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


    • Cleveland Clinic / Colorectal Surgery (2008)


    • American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery / Colon and Rectal Surgery (2009)
    • American Board of Surgery / 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 +


    • Nafzigger Society Fellowship, University of California, 2003 - 2004
    • Award for Best Presentation, Canadian Society of Colorectal Surgeons, 2008


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