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Timothy Michael Pawlik, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.

Timothy Michael Pawlik, M.D., M.P.H., Ph.D.
Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
John L. Cameron M.D. Professor of Alimentary Tract Diseases
Director, The Johns Hopkins Medicine Liver Tumor Center
Professor of Surgery
Professor of Oncology

Appointment Phone: 877.548.3799

Dr. Pawlik received his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University and his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Pawlik completed surgical training at the University of Michigan Hospital and spent two years at the Massachusetts General Hospital as a surgical oncology research fellow. He then went on for advanced training in surgical oncology at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. Dr. Pawliks main clinical interests include alimentary tract surgery, with a special interest in hepatic and pancreatobiliary diseases. Dr. Pawlik also has an interest in medical ethics and completed a fellowship in medical ethics at the Harvard School of Public Health as well as a Masters in Theology from Harvard Divinity School in Boston. In addition, Dr. Pawlik has received a PhD from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Clinical Investigations.

Dr. Pawlik took his first faculty appointment at Johns Hopkins in 2005, where he is currently Professor of Surgery and Oncology, as well as the Director of the Johns Hopkins Liver Tumor Center. Dr. Pawlik holds the John L. Cameron Chair of Alimentary Tract Diseases and is Chief of the Division of Surgical Oncology. Dr. Pawlik has given our 200 invited talks both nationally and internationally in 20 different countries. Dr. Pawlik has published over 250 articles and 30 book chapters. Dr. Pawlik has served on the executive council of several of the premier surgical associations in the United States. Dr. Pawlik is a member of a number of professional societies including the Society of Surgical Oncology, the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, Association for Academic Surgery, Society of Clinical Surgery, as well as the American Surgical Association.

Selected Publications

  • de Jong MC, van Vledder MG, Ribero D, Hubert C, Gigot JF, Choti MA, Schulick RD, Capussotti L, Dejong CH, Pawlik TM. Therapeutic Efficacy of Combined Intraoperative Ablation and Resection for Colorectal Liver Metastases. (ACCEPTED, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery)

  • van Vledder MG, de Jong MC, Pawlik TM, Schulick RD, Diaz L, Choti MA. Disappearing Colorectal Liver Metastases after Chemotherapy: Should we be Concerned? (ACCEPTED, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery)

  • de Jong MC, Hong SM, Augustine MM, Goggins MG, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Anders RA, Pawlik TM. Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma: Tumor Depth Predicts Outcome. (ACCETED, Archives of Surgery)

  • Mayo SC, Shore AD, Nathan H, Edil B, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, Herman J, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Pawlik TM. National Trends in the Management and Survival of Surgically Managed Gallbladder Adenocarcinoma Over 15 years: A Population-Based Analysis. (ACCEPTED, Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery)

  • Vauthey JN, Dixon E, Abdalla EK, Helton WS, Pawlik TM, Taouli B, Brouquet A, Adams RB. Pretreatment Assessment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Expert Consensus Statement. HPB. 12(5):288-299, 2010.

  • Mayo SC, de Jong MC, Pulitano C, Clary BM, Reddy SK, Gamblin TC, Celinski SA, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Stokes JB, Chu CK, Ferrero A, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Mentha G, Strub J, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Aldrighetti L, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM. Surgical Management of Hepatic Neuroendocrine Tumor Metastasis: Results from an International Multi-Institutional Analysis. Annals of Surgical Oncology. [Epub ahead of print] Annals of Surgical Oncology 2010.

  • de Jong MC, Tsai S, Cameron JL, Wolfgang CL, Hirose K, van Vledder MG, Eckhauser F, Edil BH, Choti MA, Schulick RD, Pawlik TM. Safety and Efficacy of Curative Intent Surgery for Peri-Ampullary Liver Metastasis. [Epub ahead of print] Journal of Surgical Oncology

  • Mayo SC, Pawlik TM. Colorectal Hepatic Metastasis: Current Therapeutic Approach. (IN PRESS, European Gastroenterology and Hepatology)

  • Tsai S, Marques HP, de Jong MC, Mira P, Ribeiro V, Choti MA, Schulick RD, Barroso E, Pawlik TM. Two-Stage Strategy for Patients with Extensive Bilateral Colorectal Liver Metastases. HPB. 12(4):262-269, 2010.

  • Poultsides GA, Zhu AX, Choti MA, Pawlik TM. Intra-hepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. Surgical Clinics of North America. [Epub ahead of print] 2010.