James Woodward Robey, M.D.

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Specializes in: Adults (18+ years)



Bowel Obstruction, Colon and Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Appendectomy, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Skin Lesions, Surgery, Thyroid, Trauma ...read more


Sibley Memorial Hospital

5255 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-895-1440
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Sibley Medical Building

5215 Loughboro Road NW
Washington, DC 20016
Phone: 202-895-1440
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Dr. James Robey is a Johns Hopkins surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive procedures. He has provided surgical services to Washington-area residents for over 30 years. He takes pride in providing a customized approach to care to ensure the best possible outcome.

Dr. Robey is consistently recognized as a top doctor in the region by Bethesda Magazine and Washingtonian.

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Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery at Sibley Memorial Hospital
  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD; Medicine; Georgetown University School of Medicine (1991)


  • General Surgery; MedStar Health (1996)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery) (1998)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

“Relationship between tumor necrosis factor, eicosanoids and platelet activating factor as mediators of endotoxin-induced shock in mice.” Adam K. Myers, James W. Robey.British Journal of Pharmacology. (1990) 99, 499-502.


“Ruptured, infected popliteal artery aneurysm, a case report.” James W. Robey, et al. Vascular Surgery. 1998.

Activities & Honors


  • Guide to America’s Top Surgeons, Consumers’ Research Council of America, 2007 - 2007
  • Top Doctors, Washington Checkbook Magazine, 2007 - 2007
  • Top Doctors, Washington Checkbook Magazine, 2014 - 2014
  • The John Carroll Society Award for outstanding service to underserved and charity patients., The Washington Archdiocesan Healthcare Network, 2000 - 2000
  • Meadox Prize in the History of Medicine, Washington Society for the History of Medicine, 1993 - 1993
  • Outstanding Senior Surgical Resident Award for Transplant Service, Washington Hospital Center, 1995 - 1995


  • The American College of Surgeons, 2000

    American College of Surgeons is a scientific and educational association of surgeons with a commitment to improving the quality of care for the surgical patient by setting high standards for surgical education and practice.

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Professional Activities

  • Subsection Chairman, Department of General Surgery, 2014
  • Chairman, Department of Surgery, 2008 - 2010
  • Chairman Elect, Department of Surgery, 2006 - 2006
  • Subsection Chairman, Department of General Surgery, 2005 - 2006
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