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Mouen A Khashab, M.D.

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Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy

Associate Professor of Medicine


Languages: English, Arabic

Expertise: Colon Polyps, Endoscopic Resection, Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography, Endoscopic Ultrasound, Gastroenterology, Innovative Endoscopy, Pancreatic and Biliary Disease, Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM), Therapeutic Endoscopy more

Research Interests: spasmatic esophageal disorders; endoscopic myotomy; esophageal cancer

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The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)


1800 Orleans St. Sheikh Zayed Tower, Suite 7125G Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Specializing in therapeutic endoscopy, Dr. Khashab is an expert in advanced and innovative endoscopic techniques, including ERCP, balloon-assisted enteroscopy, endoscopic mucosal resections, and interventional EUS, including the use of EUS to facilitate ERCP. He also has clinical interests in removing large colon polyps. Dr. Khashab’s research interests include natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). 
Dr. Khashab is an associate editor of the Fellows Corner section of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy. He has published more than 50 papers and book chapters, and is board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. more


  • Director of Therapeutic Endoscopy
  • Associate Professor of Medicine



  • MD, American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine (2002)


  • Indiana University School of Medicine / Categorical Medicine (2006)


  • Indiana University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (2009)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Gastroenterology (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Gastroenterology (2009)

Videos & Media

Cutting Edge Cure for Achalasia - POEM Procedure

Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) - Q&A

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Johns Hopkins Among First to offer Flexible Robotic Endoscopy, Inside Tract (Winter, 2019)

Myotomy Offers Relief for Some Gastroparesis Patients, Inside Tract (Spring, 2017)

Bringing Bile, Pancreatic Ducts into Better Focus, Inside Tract (Summer, 2016) 

Surgery-Saving Endoscopic Stitching For Weight Loss, Inside Tract (Fall, 2015)

POEM to Ease Esophageal Passage, Inside Tract (Spring, 2015)

For Health Care Providers:

Johns Hopkins Clinical Connection: A Novel Approach for the Treatment of Zenker's Diverticulum:Z-POEM

Johns Hopkins Clinical Connection Endoscopic GastroJejunostomy: A Novel Procedure for Treatment of Gastric Outlet Obstruction (Video) 

Johns Hopkins Clinical Connection POEM - Performed in the Endoscopy Unit (Video) 


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