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

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  • Program Director, Gastrointestinal Motility and Neurogastroenterology Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Barrett's Esophagus, Blood in Stool (Hematochezia), Colon Polyps, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Constipation, Diverticulitis, Diverticulosis, Dysphagia, Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Heartburn, Peptic Ulcer, Scleroderma Bowel Disease, Stomach Ulcer ...read 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


Tsion Abdi, M.D., is a gastroenterologist specializing in scleroderma bowel disease and gastrointestinal motility issues in patients with scleroderma. She also treats patients with heartburn-related conditions and performs colon cancer screenings. Dr. Abdi is an assistant professor of medicine in the gastroenterology and hepatology division.

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.

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  • Program Director, Gastrointestinal Motility and Neurogastroenterology Fellowship
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Georgetown University School of Medicine (2010)


  • Internal Medicine; MedStar Health (2013)


  • Gastroenterology; Yale-New Haven Hospital (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology) (2016)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2014)

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

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

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

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

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