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Paul M. Colombani, M.D.


Professor of Surgery
Children's Surgeon-in Charge

Dr. Paul Colombani has been the Children's Surgeon-in-Charge at The Johns Hopkins Hospital since December 1991. He is the Robert Garrett Professor of Pediatric Surgery and Professor of Surgery, Oncology, and Pediatrics. He attended University of Kentucky College of Medicine. His general surgery residency was done at George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. He completed a Pediatric Surgery residency at Johns Hopkins in 1983 and then joined the faculty.  Dr. Colombani also directs the Pediatric Transplant Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Research Interest:

  • Transplant Pharmacology and Immunology

Clinical Interests:

  • Transplantation
  • Surgical Oncology
  • Pediatric Thoracic Surgery (Pectus Excavatum)


  • M.D.
  • M.B.A.


  • Certified by the American Board of Surgery for General Surgery and Special Certificate in Pediatric Surgery

Contact Information:

Phone: (410) 955-2717
Fax: (410) 502-5314
Appointments: (410) 955-5210



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