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Chady Atallah, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

Languages: English, Arabic, French


Anal Abscess, Anal Cancer, Anal Fistula, Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon Cancer, Colon Surgery, Colorectal Cancer, Colorectal Surgery, Crohn's Disease, Diverticulitis, Fistulas, Hemorrhoids, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Inflammatory Bowel Disease Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pilonidal Cyst, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Surgery, Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Small Bowel Cancer, Transanal Minimally Invasive Surgery (TAMIS), Ulcerative Colitis more

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-0415 | Fax: 410-550-1274

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 443-997-1508
600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Dr. Chady Atallah is a colorectal surgeon who practices at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. He attended medical school abroad at the Saint-Joseph University School of Medicine. He finished his surgical residency with the Johns Hopkins  Department of Surgery. He then completed his colon and rectal fellowship at Washington University/Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

His clinical focus includes colon and rectal cancer, anal cancer, benign colorectal diseases (inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis), and benign anorectal diseases (hemorrhoids, peri-anal fistula, pilonidal cyst). He performs conventional open surgery as well as minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopic and robotic surgery). He also performs screening colonoscopy and endoscopic polyp removal. more


  • Assistant Professor of Surgery

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  • MD, Universite Saint-Joseph Faculte de Medecine (2011)


  • Hotel-Dieu de France Hospital / Surgery (2012)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / General Surgery (2017)


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Colorectal Surgery (2018)

Board Certifications

  • Pending/Scheduled / Surgery-General

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Chady Atallah MD, Jonathan E. Efron MD. Laparoscopy for Rectal Cancer. Clin Colon Rectal Surg. 2017 Apr;30(2):104-111.

James Taylor MD, Daniel Galvez MD, Chady Atallah MD, Bashar Safar MD. The facts and fiction of breaking into the United States. The Bulletin of the Royal college of Surgeons of England. 2017 Jan;99(1):42-45.

Rosen DR, Wolfe R, Damle A, Atallah C, Chapman Jr W, Mutch M, Hunt S, Glasgow S, Wise PE, Silviera M. Thoracic Epidural Analgesia: Does It Enhance Recovery? Diseases of the Colon & Rectum. Accepted.

Chady Atallah MD, Jonathan Efron MD, Sandy Fang MD. The Management of Chronic Ulcerative Colitis. In: Current Surgical Therapy, 12th edition. Cameron J, Cameron A, ed. Elsevier.

Atallah C, Efron JE. Ischemic Colitis. In: Surgical Decision Making, 6th edition. McIntyre R, Schulick R, ed. Elsevier.

Activities & Honors


  • American College of Surgeons


  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

    Candidate member

  • Lebanese Order of Physicians


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Lectures and Presentations

  • High-grade Anal Dysplasia: Skip the Clinic and Proceed Directly to the Operating Room?
    Abstract, Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles, California (05/01/2016)
    American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • The rarity of rectal squamous cell carcinoma may be understated
    Abstract, Annual Scientific Meeting, Los Angeles, California (05/01/2016)
    American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons

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