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Susan L Gearhart, M.D.

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4.7 out of 5
51 Ratings
| 14 Comments
  • Associate Professor of Surgery
Female

Expertise

Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Disease, Colorectal Surgery, Constipation, Defecatory Dysfunction, Fecal Incontinence, Hereditary Colorectal Cancer, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Obstructed Defecation Syndrome (ODS), Oncology, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Rectal Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Slow Transit Constipation, Surgery, Surgical Oncology ...read more

Research Interests

Biomarkers for dysplasia and cancer in inflammatory bowel disease; Prophylaxis for recurrent Chron's disease following surgery; New strategies for managing rectal cancer; Radiographic and biologic predictors of response to neoadjuvant therapy for rectal cancer ...read more

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Insurance Information

Maryland

443-997-1508
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Outside of Maryland

410-464-6641
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+1-410-502-7683
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Locations

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
4940 Eastern Avenue Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-955-7323

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
601 N. Caroline St. Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-7323

Background

Dr. Gearhart is dedicated to the surgical management of colorectal diseases, including inflammatory bowel disease and sporadic and hereditary colorectal cancer and pelvic organ dysfunction.
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Titles

  • Associate Professor of Surgery
  • Associate Professor of Oncology

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Education

Degrees

  • MD, Loyola University Chicago (1993)

Residencies

  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / General Surgery (2000)

Fellowships

  • Cleveland Clinic / Colorectal Surgery (2002)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery / Colon and Rectal Surgery (2003)
  • American Board of Surgery / Surgery-General (2002)

Videos & Media

2016 Clinical Collaboration and Teamwork Award – Susan Gearhart, M.D.; Sara Sateri, M.D.; Dianne Bettick, R.N.; and the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Team, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Fecal Incontinence: Causes, Risk Factors, and Treatments

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