Jonathan Pearl, MD joined the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2012. He is an expert in complex hernia repair and advanced laparoscopic surgery.
Dr. Pearl received his undergraduate education at the University of Michigan and attended medical school at Wayne State University in Detroit. He did his training in general surgery at the National Naval Medical Center and a fellowship in advanced laparoscopy and endoscopy at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.
As a 13-year Veteran of the US Navy, Dr. Pearl has extensive experience caring for patients with abdominal wall defects. He is a nationally recognized expert in managing complex hernias, including multiply recurrent hernias. He also has vast experience in minimally invasive surgery including the treatment of disorders of the esophagus, stomach, gallbladder, and small bowel.
Dr. Pearl's research focuses on advanced imaging techniques in surgery. He is an expert in thermal imaging in surgery and has developed several novel techniques for imaging the bile duct and esophagus.
Dr. Pearl's specialties include general surgery, minimally invasive surgery and advanced GI surgery.
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Recipient of a Maryland Innovation Initiative award.
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