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Michael Eric Zenilman, MD

Vice Chair and Regional Director of Surgery, Washington DC Region
Specializing In: Adults (18+ years), Geriatrics (55+ years)

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Suburban Hospital

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  • Vice Chair and Regional Director of Surgery, Washington DC Region


Biliary Tract Surgery, Colon and Intestinal Surgery, Crohn's Disease, Flexible Sigmoid, Gallbladder, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Geriatric Surgery, Hernia Repair, Hernia Surgery, Hernias, Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Pancreatic Surgery, Parathyroid, Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Thyroid Cancer

Research Interests

Pancreatic and Laparoscopic Surgery; Pancreatic Regeneration


A specialist in gastrointestinal, pancreatico-biliary and geriatric surgery, Michael E. Zenilman, M.D., joined Johns Hopkins as vice chair and regional directory of surgery to oversee the surgery services delivered at Johns Hopkins Medicines three community hospitals, Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, Md., Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C., and Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Md. In that role, Zenilman will work with leaders at the hospitals to develop a truly regional health care delivery system and ensure that safety, quality and service standards in surgical care at each location are among the best practices in the field and that our patients throughout the region are best served. He operates a clinical practice out of Suburban Hospital.


  • English


Archives of Surgery, Editorial Board
World Journal of Gastroenterology, Editorial Board
Geriatric Surgery Task Force of the American College of Surgeons

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    • State University of New York at Brooklyn


    • Washington University School of Medicine (1991)
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    Suburban Hospital
    8600 Old Georgetown Road
    Bethesda, MD 20814
    Phone: 240-762-5120
    Appointment Phone: 240-762-5120
    Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center
    6420 Rockledge Drive
    Bethesda, MD 20817
    Phone: 240-762-5120
    Appointment Phone: 240-762-5120
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    Johns Hopkins Community Phyisicians General Surgery at Howard County
    11085 Little Patuxent Parkway,
    Medical Arts Building
    Suite 202
    Columbia, MD 21044
    Phone: 410-730-1988
    Appointment Phone: 410-730-1988
    Sibley Memorial Hospital
    5255 Loughboro Road NW
    Washington, DC 20016
    Phone: 240-762-5120
    Appointment Phone: 240-762-5120
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