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

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Assistant Professor of Surgery

Female

Expertise: 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 ...read more

Research Interests: Minimally invasive and simulation technologies

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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

Background

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.

 

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Titles

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes

Education

Degrees

  • MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine (1999)

Residencies

  • Mount Sinai Medical Center / General Surgery (2004)

Fellowships

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center / Minimally Invasive Surgery (2005)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery (2005)

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
    Fellow
  • Association for Surgical Education
    Member
  • Association of Academic Surgery
    Member
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
    Member
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