Jerome Byam, M.D.

Jerome Alain Byam, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, French


Abdominal Surgery, Elective General Surgery, Emergency General Surgery, Gallbladder Diseases, Gallbladder Surgery, General Surgery, Hernia Surgery, Laparoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Trauma Surgery more


Johns Hopkins Health Care and Surgery Center

6420 Rockledge Drive
Suite 2200
Bethesda, MD 20817 map
Phone: 240-762-5130 | Fax: 410-367-2806


Jerome Byam is an assistant professor of surgery at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

Dr. Byam is an acute care surgeon with a robust general surgery and trauma surgery practice based at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, MD. He has experience treating both routine and complex surgical patients using a variety of techniques including performing minimally invasive procedures using robotics and laparoscopy.

After earning his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN, Dr. Byam completed a surgical residency at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY. He underwent further subspecialty training at the University of Chicago, completing a fellowship in solid organ Abdominal Transplant surgery.

Dr. Byam worked as an acute care general surgeon in Washington DC before joining the staff at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Byam is a fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He remains active in his local community, is an avid triathlete, and enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. more


  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Departments / Divisions

  • Surgery - Acute Care and Adult Trauma Surgery
  • Surgery at Suburban Hospital



  • MD; Meharry Medical College School of Medicine (2007)


  • General Surgery; University of Louisville Hospital (2012)


  • Abdominal Transplant Surgery; The University of Chicago Medical Center (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (General Surgery) (2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Jones, Christopher M, Byam JA, Iannitti DA, Marvin, MR. (2014) Hepatobiliary Ultrasound. In Schrope (Ed.), Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound. (pp. 73-86) New York, NY: McGraw-Hill Education.

Byam J, Renz J, Millis JM. Liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatobiliary Surg Nutr 2013;2(1):22-30.

Barnett RE, Keskey RC, Linsky PL, Byam J, Mathis TJ, Cheadle WG. Tension-free Open Mesh Cooper's Ligament Repair for Femoral Hernia. Am Surg. 2013 Sep;79(9):952-3.

Byam Jerome, Boone P, Azzam RK, Millis JM. Absence of early graft loss from hepatic artery thrombosis in pediatric liver transplantation with use of implantation Doppler probe. Journal International Pediatric  Transplantation Association. Presented at IPTA Meeting July 2013.

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