Aarti Mathur, M.D., FACS, is an experienced, fellowship-trained endocrine surgeon in the Johns Hopkins Division of Surgical Oncology and an associate professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Dr. Mathur sees patients at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and at Sibley Memorial Hospital in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Mathur earned her medical degree at the University of Texas. She completed a general surgery residency at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, followed by fellowships at the National Cancer Institute, where she studied immunotherapy and surgical oncology for several years, performed endocrine surgery research and cared for patients with advanced oncologic diseases. Dr. Mathur also completed a fellowship in endocrine surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Dr. Mathur’s practice exclusively focuses on surgical management of benign and malignant diseases of the thyroid, parathyroid, adrenal glands and cervical lymph nodes. Her expertise includes thyroid surgery for nodules, goiters, Graves disease, thyroid cancer and minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, surgery for persistent or recurrent hyperparathyroidism and laparoscopic adrenalectomy. She believes in providing state of the art, patient-centered multi-disciplinary care for complex endocrine surgical issues.
Dr. Mathur serves on multiple committees of major national societies including the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons, the American Thyroid Association, and the American College of Surgeons.
As a surgeon-scientist, Dr. Mathur directs a research group, funded by the National Institutes of Health, that studies voice and swallowing outcomes after thyroidectomy in older adults. Her research also focuses on understanding the link between hyperparathyroidism and other health conditions including cognitive impairment, cardiovascular disease and post-transplant outcomes. Dr. Mathur has numerous prestigious national research awards and grants, and she has published over 50 peer reviewed articles, reviews and book chapters. She is frequently invited to present her research at national and international meetings.