Dr. Laura Elizabeth Wong Chin is an assistant professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She also serves as Assistant Director for the Ambulatory Regional Anesthesia division. Her areas of clinical expertise include regional anesthesia, pediatric anesthesia, and public health.
Dr. Chin completed her undergraduate studies as a double major in biology and music at the University of Southern California. She subsequently interned as a research assistant at the National Institutes of Health followed by completing a Masters in Public Health at the University of Hong Kong supported by the Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarship program. She earned her M.D. from Northwestern University followed by a residency in anesthesiology at Yale University. She completed fellowship training in pediatric anesthesiology at the Children’s National Medical Center and fellowship training in regional anesthesiology and acute pain medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Chin is board-certified in general anesthesiology and pediatric anesthesiology.
Dr. Chin is an attending physician in the Division of Ambulatory Anesthesia and Division of Regional Anesthesia and Acute Pain Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She currently divides her time between clinical work, teaching residents and fellows at the bedside, education through workshops and simulation, and coordinating regional anesthesia services at the Hopkins ambulatory surgical centers.