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Elizabeth Collens Wick, MD

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

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Call +1-410-502-0773 (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 at Johns Hopkins


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

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  • 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)


    • 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 +


    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
    Blalock Room 658
    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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