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Jennie McKown, M.S.H.S., P.A.-C.

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Director of the Johns Hopkins Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program,
Lead Physician Assistant


General surgery, vascular surgery


Jennie McKown, MSHS, PA-C is the director of the Johns Hopkins Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program and lead physician assistant in Baltimore, Maryland at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. She specializes in general surgery and vascular surgery.

View Jennie McKown's CV



  • MS, The George Washington University (2001)
  • BS, Ithaca College (1996)

Licenses and Certifications

  • Maryland Board of Physicians Physician Assistant Licensure (2006 - present)
  • National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (2001 - present)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Jennie McKown's research consists of investigating and improving surgical approaches and treatment for patients diagnosed with vascular diseases.

Selected Publications

Lum, YW, Bone, C, Mckown, J, Black, JH 3rd. Duodenal obstruction from mesenteric stents mimicking SMA syndrome. Annals of Vascular Surgery. 2012 Jan: 26(1): 107.e1-4

J. McKown, YW Lum, J. Black, Endovascular Stent Placement in a Patient with a Type B Aortic Dissection and An Aberrant Right Subclavian Artery, 2011 AAPA Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2011

J. McKown, SD Russell, Diarrhea as a Presenting Symptom of Primary Systemic Amyloidosis with Cardiac Involvement, 2011 AAPA Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2011

J. McKown, J. Guzzo, H. Hassoun, A Case of the Nutcracker Syndrome, 2010 AAPA Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, May 2010

Activities & Honors

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Vascular Surgery (2008 - present)
  • American Academy of Physician Assistants (1999 - present)


  • Johns Hopkins Leader award (2019)
  • Favorite PA award from PA Surgical Residency Class of 2008 (2008)
  • Core Values Award for Physician Assistant Surgical Residency Program (2007)
  • National Health Service Corps Scholarship (1999)
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