Jin He, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Division Chief, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, Chinese


Bile Duct Cancer, Bile Duct Disease, Bile Duct Repair, Bile Duct Surgery, Bile Duct Tumors, Biliary Tract Surgery, Biliary Tree, Colorectal Metastases to the Liver, Distal Pancreatectomy, Gallbladder Cancer, Gastrectomy, Gastric Cancer, Gastrointestinal Cancers, Gastrointestinal Diseases, Hepatic Surgery, Hepatobiliary Disease, Hepatobiliary Malignancies, Hepatobiliary Surgery, Hepatocellular Carcinoma, Hepatopancreatobiliary Surgery, Klatskin Tumors, Laparoscopic Adrenal Surgery, Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery, Liver Cancer, Liver Cysts, Liver Tumors, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neuroendocrine Tumors, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatic Cysts, Pancreatic Diseases, Pancreatic Surgery, Pancreatic Tumors, Pancreaticoduodenectomy, Retroperitoneal Sarcomas, Robotic Bilary Surgery, Robotic Liver Surgery, Robotic Pancreas Surgery, Stomach Cancer, Stomach Tumors, Surgical Oncology, Whipple Procedure ...read more

Research Interests

Personalized treatment through stratifying pancreatic cancers on their genetic features; pancreatic cancer, liver tumors, pancreatic cysts, pancreatic cancer genetics ...read more

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Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
600 N. Wolfe Street
Halsted 614
Baltimore, MD 21287
Phone: 410-614-7551 | Fax: 443-769-1276
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Jin He, M.D., Ph.D., is an associate professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and is the Division Chief of the Division of Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery. Dr. He specializes in diseases and tumors of the pancreas, liver, bile duct and gallbladder. He performs open as well as minimally invasive (robotic and laparoscopic) surgery, including the Whipple procedure.

Dr. He received his medical degree from Beijing Medical University and a Ph.D. in oncology from Fudan University Shanghai Medical College. He completed the Halsted general surgery residency training at Johns Hopkins, followed by a ACGME accredited fellowship in complex general surgical oncology at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. He’s research focuses on personalized treatment through stratifying pancreatic tumors on their genetic features. He holds several patents in anti-cancer vascular targeting agents and has published extensively in peer-reviewed journals and lectured internationally. He serves on several national committees including the NCCN panel on neuroendocrine tumors and the Alliance for Clinical Trials in Oncology.

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  • Division Chief, Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Surgery
  • Paul K. Neumann Professorship in Pancreatic Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

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  • MD; Peking University Health Science Center (1996)


  • General Surgery; Fudan University - Shanghai Medical Center (2001)
  • Surgery; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2013)


  • Surgical Oncology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery (Surgery-General) (2014)
  • American Board of Surgery (Surgical Oncology) (2016)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Reames BN, Blair AB, Krell RW, Groot VP, Gemenetzis G, Padussis JC, Thayer SP, Falconi M, Wolfgang CL, Weiss MJ, Are C, He J. Management of Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Results of an International Survey of Current Practice. Ann Surg. 2019 Aug 21;. doi: 10.1097/SLA.0000000000003568. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31449138

He J, Blair AB, Groot VP, Javed AA, Burkhart RA, Gemenetzis G, Hruban RH, Waters KM, Poling J, Zheng L, Laheru D, Herman JM, Makary MA, Weiss MJ, Cameron JL, Wolfgang CL. Is a Pathological Complete Response Following Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Associated With Prolonged Survival in Patients With Pancreatic Cancer?. Ann Surg. 2018 Jul;268(1):1-8. PMID: 29334562

Groot VP, Rezaee N, Wu W, Cameron JL, Fishman EK, Hruban RH, Weiss MJ, Zheng L, Wolfgang CL, He J. Patterns, Timing, and Predictors of Recurrence Following Pancreatectomy for Pancreatic Ductal Adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg. 2018 May;267(5):936-945. PMID: 28338509

Cameron JL, He J. “Two thousand consecutive pancreaticoduodenectomies.” J Am Coll Surg. 2015 Apr;220(4):530-6. Epub 2015 Jan 6. PMID: 25724606

He J, Ahuja N, Makary MA, Cameron JL, Eckhauser FE, Choti MA, Hruban RH, Pawlik TM, Wolfgang CL. “2564 resected periampullary adenocarcinomas at a single institution: trends over three decades” HPB (Oxford). 2014;16(1):83-90. PMID: 23472829

Activities & Honors


  • Outstanding Graduate Student, Fudan University - 2001
  • John L. Cameron Award for Technical Excellence in Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medicine - 2013
  • ASCO Merit Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation - 2014
  • ASCO GI Merit Award, Conquer Cancer Foundation - 2015


  • America's Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association
  • Society of Surgical Oncology
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • American College of Surgeons
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