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Our Experts

The Johns Hopkins Heartburn Center of Excellence is led by Marcia Irene Canto, M.D., and Gina Adrales, M.D., M.P.H. Our multidisciplinary team features experienced physicians, specialists and nurses who collaborate on each patient’s case to confirm diagnosis and develop comprehensive treatment plans.

We have locations in and around Baltimore, as well as in Columbia, MD, and Washington, D.C.

Our Directors

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Adrales, Gina Lynn, M.D., M.P.H.

Associate Professor (PAR) of Surgery
Director, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery
Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Training and Innovation Center
Co-Director, The Johns Hopkins Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Canto, Marcia Irene, M.D.

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Oncology
Director of Clinical Research, Division of Gastroenterology
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County
 

Our Care Team

Surgery

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Broderick, Stephen R, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Primary Location: Sibley Medical Building
 
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Coker, Alisa Mae, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
 
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Marohn, Michael Robert, D.O.

Associate Professor of Surgery
Emeritus Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Training Center (MISTC)
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Schwartz, Jennifer Suzanne, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Community Physicians - Howard County
 

Gastroenterology

Baltimore

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Goggins, Michael Gilbert, M.B.B.Ch., M.D.

Professor of Pathology
Professor of Medicine
Professor of Oncology
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Gonzalez-Velez, Eduardo Jose, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - White Marsh
 
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Khashab, Mouen A, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Mathews, Simon Cochukattil, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Bayview
 
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Ngamruengphong, Saowanee, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
 
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Shin, Eun Ji, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Sloan, Joshua Aaron, D.O.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
 
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Stein, Ellen Meredith, M.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Veloso, Hazel Marie Galon, M.D.

Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station
 

Howard County

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Abdi, Tsion, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Knoll North Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Howard County
Motility Fellowship Program Director
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County
 
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Badurdeen, Dilhana Sumaiya, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County
 
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Chowdhury, Reezwana, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County
 
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Gupta, Ekta, M.B.B.S.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director of Endoscopy, Johns Hopkins Knoll North Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Howard County
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County
 

Washington D.C.

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Kumbhari, Vivek, M.B., M.B.Ch.B., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of Bariatric Endoscopy
Primary Location: Sibley Medical Building
 

Otolarynology

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Akst, Lee Michael, M.D.

Associate Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Director of the Johns Hopkins Voice Center
Primary Location: Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
 
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Dhar, Shumon Ian, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
 

Radiology

Pathology

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Montgomery, Elizabeth Anne, M.D.

Professor of Pathology
Professor of Oncology
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 
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Voltaggio, Lysandra, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology
Primary Location: The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)
 

Heartburn Coordinator

Carrie Bauman, R.N.

Nursing

Hilary Cosby, R.N.

Regina Crowell, R.N.

Caroline Umana, R.N.