Institution: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Duration of Fellowship: 1-2 yrs.
Number of Available Fellowship Positions: 1
Program Director:
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Aarti Mathur MD, FACS
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Jaime Owens
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Address/Phone: Blalock 606
600 N. Wolfe
St. Baltimore, MD 21287

Phone: 410-614-1197
Fax: 410-502-1891
Objectives of the Program: To provide advanced training in Endocrine Surgery to surgeons who wish to pursue a career in this field. Fellows will develop mastery of the preoperative evaluation, intra-operative techniques, postoperative management, and pathophysiology associated with the care of patients with endocrine surgical disorders.
Highlights of the Fellowship: We offer a comprehensive, integrated program organized according to a formal curriculum and overseen by Dr. Aarti Mathur and Dr. Jason D. Prescott. Participating departments and divisions include Endocrine Surgery, Surgical Oncology, Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, Endocrinology, Cytopathology, Ultrasonography, and Nuclear Medicine. The annual caseload is comprised of over 750 thyroidectomies, parathyroidectomies and neck dissections, 30-40 adrenalectomies, and 10-20 gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tumor resections. Additional advanced techniques in which the fellow will become proficient include minimally invasive parathyroidectomy, laparoscopic adrenalectomy, endoscopic transoral thyroidectomy, laryngoscopy, neck ultrasonography, and ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration. The fellow will play a leadership role in organizing and overseeing our weekly endocrine surgery teaching conferences and will actively participate in our regular multi-disciplinary thyroid and adrenal case conferences. The fellow will also develop and execute clinical research projects as well as prepare associated abstracts/manuscripts for submission to professional academic meetings and peer-reviewed scientific journals.
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Previous Fellows: Emad Kandil, MD 2007; Edward G. Schlieder Chair in Surgical Oncology; Associate Professor of Surgery, Otolaryngology and Medicine; Chief, Endocrine Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA

Shane Morita, MD 2008; Assistant Clinic Professor, Clinical and Translational Research Program University of Hawaii Cancer Center; Assistant Clinical Professor, John A. Burns School of Medicine University of Hawaii at Manoa; Director of Surgical Oncology Research Program, The Queen's Cancer Center, Honolulu, HI Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

Erin Felger, MD 2009; Assistant Professor Clinical Surgery Georgetown University, Department of Surgery at the Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC

Nephtali Gomez, MD 2010: Endocrine Surgeon, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Rashmi Roy, MD 2011: Endocrine Surgeon at University Medical Center at Princeton, Assistant Professor of Surgery, UMDNJ and NYPH-Columbia University