Vincent J. Obias, M.D., is a fellowship-trained colorectal surgeon and chief of Johns Hopkins colorectal surgery in the national capital region.
He specializes in minimally invasive robotic colon & rectal surgery with a focus on robotic surgery. He treats a variety of conditions, including colorectal cancers, inflammatory bowel disease including Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, diverticulitis and functional anorectal disorders. Dr. Obias has written articles on a variety of subjects including rectal cancer, post-operative recovery, trauma-critical care, and transplant surgery. He has presented papers at the Minimally Invasive Robotics Association national conference (MIRA), the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons national conference, the Surgical Infection Society joint meeting in Europe, the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Obias completed a subspecialty residency in Colon & Rectal Surgery at The Cleveland Clinic and a fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopic Colon and Rectal Surgery at University Hospitals Case Medical Center. He performed his internship and General Surgery residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School. He completed a master in Physiology and earned his medical degree at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Obias earned his Bachelor’s in Biology at James Madison University.