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Ellen Meredith Stein, M.D.

Ellen Meredith Stein, M.D., is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore. She is the current division director for informatics and the clinical director for gastroenterology and hepatology at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.

Dr. Stein’s clinical and research interests include clinical applications of informatics, dysphagia (swallowing disorders), gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility, eosinophilic esophagitis, gastroparesis, irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, other gastrointestinal motility disorders, and pelvic floor dysfunction.

Dr. Stein received her medical degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. She then completed a gastroenterology fellowship at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.

In addition, Dr. Stein worked in the motility laboratory at Albert Einstein with the esteemed Dr. Philip Katz, pursuing advanced training in esophageal motility. Dr. Stein is currently a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Neurogastroenterology. She has a specific research focus in post-operative recovery of motility function, and she works intensively with the total pancreatectomy and autoislet cell transplant program to provide motility support to patients after their surgery.

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