Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery; Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Bariatric Surgery Fellowship
Gina Adrales, M.D., MPH, FACS is Chief of the Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery for The Johns Hopkins Department of Surgery, Director of the Minimally Invasive Surgery Training and Innovation Center, and Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Bariatric Surgery Fellowship. Her areas of clinical expertise include minimally invasive gastrointestinal surgery, comprehensive abdominal wall reconstruction, and bariatric surgery. Dr. Adrales has a long-standing interest in surgical education and simulation curriculum development, having served in various educator and leadership roles in undergraduate medical education, surgical residency, and minimally invasive surgery fellowship. She is actively involved in a number of surgical societies with a particular interest in education and in promoting and supporting diversity and gender equality. She serves on several committees for the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. A national leader in hernia surgery, Dr. Adrales serves on the Executive Council of the Americas Hernia Society as Vice-President and 2018 Program Chair, and previously served on the Executive Council of the Americas Hernia Society Quality Collaborative to improve the safety and quality of hernia surgery.
Dr. Adrales’ research interests include surgical education, health services research, clinical outcomes and quality improvement in minimally invasive foregut surgery, bariatric and metabolic surgery, and abdominal wall reconstruction. She has presented her work regionally, nationally, and internationally and has authored multiple book chapters. Her most recent comprehensive work as Co-Editor of Textbook of Hernia (Springer) was published in April 2017.