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Bethany Cara Sacks, M.D., M.Ed.

Assistant Professor of Surgery


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Main Location

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Centers & Institutes


  • Surgery - Bayview Division of Surgery


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 443-997-1508

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-997-1508


Achalasia, Adrenal Disease, Colorectal Surgery , General Surgery, GERD Surgery , Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hernias, Incisional Hernia Repair, Inguinal Hernia, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nissen Fundoplication, Paraesophageal Hernia, Spleen Surgery, Splenectomy , Ventral Hernia

Research Interests

Minimally invasive and simulation technologies


A general surgeon, Dr. Sacks specializes in minimally invasive antireflux surgery, hernia repair, colon resection, adrenalectomy and splenectomy. Before joining the Johns Hopkins faculty, she was a clinical assistant professor of surgery and the director of undergraduate education at the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Her research focuses on minimally invasive and simulation technologies as well as education of surgical trainees.

Dr. Sacks also serves as the director for the surgical clerkship education program at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In this role, Dr. Sacks supervises the medical students’ clerkship activities. She has a record of excellence in teaching as a member of the core faculty of the Colleges Advisory Program. more

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Meet Our Expert: Dr. Bethany Sacks

General surgeon Bethany Sacks practices primarily at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. She has training in laparoscopic and minimally invasive surgery, and she focuses on hernia, gallbladder and anti-reflux surgeries.

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