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Mark Antoine Zakaria, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

Male  | Languages: English, Arabic, French

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital


  • Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-2870

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-2870


Gynecology and Obstetrics


Dr. Mark Zakaria is an assistant professor in the Johns Hopkins Medicine Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics. His areas of clinical expertise include gynecologic and pelvic minimally invasive surgery.

Dr. Zakaria received his undergraduate degree in chemistry from the University of Michigan. He earned his M.D. from Wayne State University and completed his residency at Detroit Medical Center. He performed a fellowship in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery at the University of South Florida. While at the University of South Florida, Dr. Zakaria also earned an M.S. in clinical and translational research. Dr. Zakaria joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2013.

Dr. Zakaria’s research interests include technological innovations to improve gynecologic minimally invasive surgeries. Dr. Zakaria is a member of the American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists and a member of the National Academy of Inventors. more

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Wayne State University School Of Medicine / MD (2007)


    • Wayne State University School Of Medicine / Obstetrics and Gynecology (2011)


    • University of South Florida College of Medicine / Minimally Invasive Surgery (2013)


    • American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology / OB/GYN-General (2014, 2015)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Zakaria M, Levy BS. Outpatient Vaginal Hysterectomy: Optimizing perioperative management for Same Day Discharge. Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Dec;120(6):1355-61. PMID: 23168760

    Zakaria M, Hipol P, Simoes M, Hart S. The Transvaginal Specimen Extraction Device: A novel approach to minimally invasive surgery in women. Technology and Innovation, Vol. 14, No. 3/4, pp. 381-385, 2012.

    Crigler B, Zakaria M, Hart S. Total Laparoscopic Hysterectomy with Laparoscopic Uterosacral Ligament Suspension for the Treatment of Apical Pelvic Organ Prolapse. Surg Technol Int. 2012 Nov 18;XXII. doi:pii: sti22/30. PMID: 23225594

    Shavell VI, Abdallah ME, Zakaria MA, Berman JM, Diamond MP, Puscheck EE. Misdiagnosis of cervical ectopic pregnancy. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2012 Feb; 285(2):423-6. Epub 2011 Jul 12. PMID: 21748311

    Zakaria M, Abdallah ME, Shavell VI, Berman JM, Diamond MP, Kmak DC. Conservative Management of Cervical Ectopic Pregnancy: The Utility of Uterine Artery Embolization. Fertil Steril. 2011 Mar 1;95(3):872-6. Epub 2011 Jan 12. PMID: 21227415

    Hennige AM, Burks DJ, Ozcan U, Kulkarni RN, Ye J, Park S, Schubert M, Fisher TL, Dow MA, Leshan R, Zakaria M, Mossa-Basha M, White MF. Upregulation of insulin receptor substrate-2 in pancreatic beta cells prevents diabetes. J Clin Invest. 2003 Nov;112(10):1521-32. PMID: 14617753

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    • American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association Hippocratic Scholarship Award, Wayne State University, 2007
    • ACOG, District V, Junior Fellow “Stump the Professors:  Limited Ultrasound” , 2010
    • Kamran S. Moghissi Excellence in Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility Award, Wayne State University, 2010
    • Best Resident Video, SLS • MIRA • SRS Joint Annual Meeting and Endo Expo, 2012


    • American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, 2007
      Junior Fellow
    • American Association of Gynecologic Laparoscopists, 2009
    • Ingram Spellacy Society, University of South Florida, 2011
    • National Academy of Inventors, 2012
    • American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, 2013
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