Dr. Eric Jelin, MD

Dr. Eric Jelin, MD

Pediatric Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Eric Jelin, MD is a pediatric surgery specialist in Baltimore, MD and has been practicing for 3 years. He graduated from HARVARD MED SCH in 2005 and specializes in pediatric surgery, fetal medicine, and more.Read his story


Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

(410) 955-9012

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital Blue Cross
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
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Gastrointestinal Diseases
more than 3% of peers

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Dr. Jelin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Jelin "Eric Jelin is a pediatric surgeon and director of the Johns Hopkins Children's Center Fetal Program—a multidisciplinary treatment team which features experts in fetal, maternal, neonatal and pediatric care. In his role for the Johns Hopkins Children's Center, Dr. Jelin performs prenatal, neonatal and pediatric surgery, as well as counsels parents with pregnancies complicated by fetal anomalies. A native of New York City, Dr. Jelin comes to Johns Hopkins from the Children's National Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where he was a fellow in pediatric surgery from 2013-2015. His research interests are improving outcomes after fetal therapy for congenital diaphragmatic hernia and novel therapies for Congenital Bilateral Renal Agenesis (CoBRA)."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jelin "I try to approach each patient with the mindset of what kind of care I would expect for my own children?  How would I want to be treated as a parent?"

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Fetal Medicine
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Pediatric Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

26  Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Acute Appendicitis
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • Appendicitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia, Congenital
  • Duodenal Atresia
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroschisis
  • Hernia
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Omphalocele
  • Pediatric Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
  • Potter Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Sequestration
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Sarcoma
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Wilms' Tumor

31  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Harvard
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2000
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2006
  • U C S F Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Children's National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2015

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jelin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jelin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jelin to family and friends
6 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
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  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Jelin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

We had an excellent experience with Dr. Jelin. He look the time to explain to my 17 year old son the procedure he was getting and why. He was patient in answering all of our questions and did not rush us. On the day of surgery everything went very smooth. The whole medical team and Johns...more
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Dr Jelin performed life saving surgery on my child and the outcome was very satisfactory He has emotional intelligence and really treat patients like his family. To me, that value added to service alone can allay your fears throughout the process. Dr Jelin provide gold started service.
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Dr. Jelin is informative about the procedure he is performing. From our first initial appt to surgery to post op, there was a fast turn around and thorough information given. My husband and I are extremely happy with our sons surgery. We truly appreciate his expertise.
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I can’t rate this surgeon high enough! We’re honored to know him, and you'd be hard-pressed to find another as skilled. He performed multiple surgeries on our son and remains connected and well-informed on our case to this day. Our son loves Dr. Jelin despite our son's apprehension towards medical...more
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My teenage daughter is a patient and had surgery performed by Dr. Jelin, in May, and he could not have been more accommodating, helpful and attentive. He was always extremely communicative (still is) and quick to respond to questions (he gave me his email to communicate directly) and his beside...more
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