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Ask The Expert 2019

The following Johns Hopkins Medicine physicians and staff will be available to answer general questions on health for one hour following Lunch with the Faculty.

Topics include: bladder, breast and colon cancers; reconstructive surgerycarpal tunnelcataractscervical spine surgerydry eyeeating disordersfacial plastic surgeryfeet and anklesfood as medicinehearing lossHep Chernias in womenIVFmammographymedicinal marijuanaminimally invasive spine surgerymood disordersphysical therapy for pelvic floorrehab for runnerssex after menopausesickle cell diseasesinus and nasal issues and varicose veins.


Dr. Jean Hoffman-CensitsBladder Cancer
Jean Hoffman-Censits, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Oncology and Urology
Dr. Kristen BroderickBreast Cancer Reconstruction
Kristen Broderick, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Melissa CampBreast Cancer Surgery
Melissa Camp, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Surgery and Oncology
Associate Program Director, Halsted General Surgery Residency Program
Dr. Dawn LaPorteCarpal Tunnel
Dawn LaPorte, M.D.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Vice Chairman, Education
Residency Program Director, Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Albert JunCataracts
Albert Jun, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Ophthalmology
Chief, Division of Cornea, Cataract and External Eye Diseases
Dr. Ali BydonCervical Spine Surgery
Ali Bydon, M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Spinal Outcomes and Biomechanics Laboratory
Clinical Director of Spine Program at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Co-Director of Neurosurgery Medical Student Education
Director of Neurosurgery Undergraduate Student Education
Dr. Nilofer AzadColon Cancer
Nilofer Azad, M.D.
Associate Professor of Oncology
Dr. Esen AkpekDry Eye
Esen Akpek, M.D.
Bendann Family Professor of Ophthalmology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Ocular Surface Disease and Dry Eye Clinic
Dr. Angela GuardaEating Disorders
Angela Guarda, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
The Stephen and Jean Robinson Associate Professor of Eating Disorders
Director, Johns Hopkins Eating Disorders Program
Dr. Shaun DesaiFacial Plastics
Shaun Desai, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Associate Residency Program Director
Dr. Casey HumbyrdFeet and Ankles
Casey Humbyrd, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Foot and Ankle Division
Dr. Gerard MullinFood as Medicine
Gerard Mullin, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Chair, Johns Hopkins Hospital Nutrition Advisory Committee
Dr. Carrie NiemanHearing Loss
Carrie Nieman, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Core Faculty, Cochlear Center for Hearing & Public Health
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health 
Principal Faculty, Center for Innovative Care in Aging
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Dr. Andrea CoxHep C
Andrea Cox, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine and Oncology
Professor of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Director, Medical Scientist Training Program
The Johns Hopkins University
Dr. Alisa CokerHernia in Women
Alisa Coker, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Dr. Chantel CrossIVF
Chantal Cross, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics
Dr. Lisa MullenMammography
Lisa Mullen, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Science
Director of Ultrasound, Johns Hopkins Imaging at Green Spring Station
Dr. Tory SpindleMedicinal Marijuana
Tory Spindle, Ph.D.
Research Fellow, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Dr. Amit JainMinimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Amit Jain, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Spine Research, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Chief, Minimally Invasive and Outpatient Spine Surgery,
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. Jennifer PayneMood Disorders
Jennifer Payne, M.D.
Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Gynecology and Obstetrics
Director, Women’s Mood Disorders Center
Mary Austin, P.T.Pelvic Floor PT
Mary Austin, P.T.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ken Johnson, P.T.Rehab for Runners
Ken Johnson, P.T.
Director of Rehabilitation Therapy Services Outreach
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dr. Kate ThomasSex after Menopause
Kate Thomas, Ph.D.
Instructor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Director of Clinical Services, The Sex and Gender Clinic
Dr. Lydia PeckerSickle Cell Disease
Lydia Pecker, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Gynecology and Obstetrics
Dr. Nicholas RowanSinus and Nasal Issues
Nicholas Rowan, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Bara ZuhailiVaricose Veins
Bara Zuhaili, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Surgery

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