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Tsion Abdi, M.D., M.P.H.

Tsion Abdi, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Knoll North Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Howard County
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Abdominal Pain, Achalasia, Anemias, Barrett's Esophagus, Blood in Stool (Hematochezia), Burping Belching, Celiac Disease, Celiac Sprue, Chest Pain, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colon Cancer, Colon Polyps, Colonoscopy, Constipation, Diarrhea, Diarrheal Disease, Digestive Disorders, Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, Dysphagia, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Family History of Cancer, Fecal Incontinence, Gastric Ulcer, Gastroenterology, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastrointestinal Bleeding, Heartburn, Hemorrhoids, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer, Hiatal Hernia, Hiccups, Hoarseness, Indigestion, Intestinal Metaplasia, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Motility Disorders, Nausea, Odynophagia (Painful Swallowing), Proctitis, Rectal Bleeding, Rectal Problem, Reflux and Burning, Short Bowel Syndrome, Stomach Ulcer, Swallowing Disorders, Unexplained Weight Loss, Vomiting, Vomiting Blood (Haematemesis), Women's Health more

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Johns Hopkins Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Howard County

Appointment Phone: 410-933-7495
5450 Knoll North Drive
Suite 390
Columbia, MD 21045 map


Dr. Tsion Abdi is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is gastroenterology.

She earned her M.D. from the Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her residency at MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center and performed a fellowship in gastroenterology at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Dr. Abdi joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2016.

Dr. Abdi has received several awards, including the Wesley Oler, M.D., Award for an Outstanding Resident Physician. She is a member of the American Gastroenterological Association, the American College of Gastroenterology and the American Medical Association. more


  • Clinical Director, Johns Hopkins Knoll North Gastroenterology and Hepatology in Howard County
  • Motility Fellowship Program Director
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Georgetown University School of Medicine (2010)


  • Internal Medicine; MedStar Georgetown University Medical Center (2013)


  • Gastroenterology; Yale-New Haven Hospital (2016)

Additional Training

From Mentor and Mentee to Trusted Colleagues, Inside Tract (Winter, 2020)

Tackling the GI Symptoms of Scleroderma, Clinical Connection (Fall, 2017)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Abdelaziz DI, Monzur F, Abdi T, Jackson P, Haddad N (2015) Preoperative Localization of Colorectal Tumors with Endoscopic Tattooing for Laparoscopic Surgery. Journal Clinical Trials 6:227. doi:10.4172/2167-0870.1000227.

Activities & Honors


  • The Wesley Oler, M.D Award, For An Outstanding Resident Physician, Wesley Oler, M.D
  • The Donald Knowlan, M.D. Award, For Demonstrating The Qualities Exemplified by Dr. Ronald Knowlan, Namely Compassion, Humor and Encouragement
  • Infectious Disease Society of America Summer Scholarship for Medical Students


  • American Gastroenterological Association
  • American College of Gastroenterology
  • American Medical Association
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