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Ellen Meredith Stein, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Expertise: Achalasia, Barrett's Esophagus, Belching, Chest Pain, Clinical Gastroenterology, Colon Polyps, Constipation, Digestive Disorders, Eosinophilic Esophagitis, Gastroenterology, Gastroparesis, Heartburn, Hiccups, Hoarseness, Indigestion, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Nausea, Neurogastroenterology, Rectal Problem, Reflux and Burning, Stomach Ulcer, Swallowing Disorders, Vomiting ...read more
Research Interests: Clinical Applications of Informatics; Dysphagia; Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Esophageal Motility; Eosinophilic Esophagitis; Gastroparesis; Irritable Bowel Syndrome; Constipation; Gastrointestinal Motility Disorders ...read more
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Ellen M. Stein, M.D., is an associate professor of medicine in the Division of Gastroenterology for Johns Hopkins Medicine. Dr. Stein is also the current division director for informatics and the lead Epic physician champion. She is board certified in gastroenterology by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Stein has gastroenterology expertise in numerous areas, such as achalasia, Barrett's esophagus, chest pain, colon polyps, constipation, digestive diseases, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroparesis, heartburn, indigestion, irritable bowel syndrome, nausea, neurogastroenterology, rectal problems, reflux and burning, stomach ulcers and swallowing disorders.
Dr. Stein earned her medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by a gastroenterology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center.
Dr. Stein is a member of the American College of Physicians, the American College of Gastroenterology, the American Gastroenterological Association and the Society of Hospital Medicine.
Dr. Stein's research interests include clinical applications of informatics, dysphagia (swallowing disorders), gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroparesis, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), constipation and other gastrointestinal motility disorders. In addition, Dr. Stein worked in the motility laboratory at Albert Einstein Medical Center with the esteemed Dr. Philip Katz, pursuing advanced training in esophageal motility. Dr. Stein is currently a member of the Center for Neurogastroenterology on the Bayview Campus of Johns Hopkins, where she conducts specific research focusing on post-operative recovery of motility function. She also works intensively with the TPIAT (total pancreatectomy and autoislet cell transplant) program to provide motility support to the patients after their surgery.
- Associate Professor of Medicine
- MD, George Washington University School of Medicine (2004)
- Mount Sinai Medical Center / Internal Medicine (2007)
- Albert Einstein Medical Center / Gastroenterology (2010)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2010)
Research & Publications
Dr. Stein is currently a member of the Center for Neurogastroenterology on the Bayview Campus of Johns Hopkins, where she conducts specific research focusing on post-operative recovery of motility function.
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Pasricha PJ, Yates KP, Sarosiek I, McCallum RW, Abell TL, Koch KL, Nguyen LAB, Snape WJ, Hasler WL, Clarke JO, Dhalla S, Stein EM, Lee LA, Miriel LA, Van Natta ML, Grover M, Farrugia G, Tonascia J, Hamilton FA, Parkman HP; NIDDK Gastroparesis Clinical Research Consortium (GpCRC). "Aprepitant Has Mixed Effects on Nausea and Reduces Other Symptoms in Patients With Gastroparesis and Related Disorders." Gastroenterology. 2018 Jan;154(1):65-76.e11. doi: 10.1053/j.gastro.2017.08.033. Epub 2017 Oct 28.
Moran RA, Klapheke R, John GK, Devlin S, Warren D, Desai N, Sun Z, Walsh C, Kalyani RR, Hall E, Stein EM, Kalloo AN, Zaheer A, Hirose K, Makary MA, Singh VK. "Prevalence and predictors of pain and opioid analgesic use following total pancreatectomy with islet autotransplantation for pancreatitis." Pancreatology. 2017 Sep - Oct;17(5):732-737. doi: 10.1016/j.pan.2017.07.005. Epub 2017 Jul 12.
Khashab MA, Kumbhari V, Tieu AH, El Zein MH, Ismail A, Ngamruengphong S, Singh VK, Kalloo AN, Clarke JO, Stein EM. "Peroral endoscopic myotomy achieves similar clinical response but incurs lesser charges compared to robotic heller myotomy." Saudi J Gastroenterol. 2017 Mar-Apr;23(2):91-96. doi: 10.4103/1319-3767.203360.
Raja S, Okeke FC, Stein EM, Dhalla S, Nandwani M, Lynch KL, Gyawali CP, Clarke JO. "Three-Dimensional Anorectal Manometry Enhances Diagnostic Gain by Detecting Sphincter Defects and Puborectalis Pressure." Dig Dis Sci. 2017 Dec;62(12):3536-3541. doi: 10.1007/s10620-017-4466-5. Epub 2017 Feb 13.
John GK, Singh VK, Moran RA, Warren D, Sun Z, Desai N, Walsh C, Kalyani RR, Hall E, Hirose K, Makary MA, Stein EM. "Chronic Gastrointestinal Dysmotility and Pain Following Total Pancreatectomy with Islet Autotransplantation for Chronic Pancreatitis." J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Apr;21(4):622-627. doi: 10.1007/s11605-016-3348-z. Epub 2017 Jan 12.
Activities & Honors
- American College of Physicians
- American College of Gastroenterology
- American Gastroenterological Association
- Society of Hospital Medicine
Videos & Media
Recent News Articles and Media Coverage
"Fecal Incontinence: Helping Patients Regain Control." Inside Tract. (Winter 2017)
"Why You Get Gas and Diarrhea When You Have Your Period." Vitals. (12/15/2017)
"Food, Body, Mind." Johns Hopkins Center for Innovative Medicine. (Winter 2014)
"Expel Common Myths About Gastroparesis." ACP Hospitalist. (08/01/2013)