Dr. Eric Jelin, MD

Dr. Eric Jelin, MD

Pediatric Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 39
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Eric Jelin, MD is a pediatric surgery doctor who practices in Baltimore, MD. He is 39 years old and has been practicing for 12 years. Read his story


Baltimore, MD 21287

Contact Information

(410) 955-9012

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana

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Gastrointestinal Diseases
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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?"


  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Fetal Medicine
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

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

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


  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acid Reflux Surgery
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Circumcision, Infant
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair, Open
  • Duodenal Surgery
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastric Tube Insertion
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hernia Repair
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Jejunostomy Tube Placement
  • Laparoscopic Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hernia Repair With Robotic Assistance
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lung Resection
  • Lung Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neonatal Care
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Maryland.

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
based on 5 total reviews (5 with comments)
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 (5)
in Hanover, MD |
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.
in Hanover, PA |
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.
in Annapolis, MD |
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 staff. He’s a brilliant and amazing person, which are sentiments shared by every parent we've met whose child had Jelin as a surgeon. Long-story short; your child will be in the hands of a true master!
in Eldersburg, MD |
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 manner and kindness is truly a special rarity. Her surgery went wonderfully and he was with us, every step of the way, for her recovery. I would not hesitate to go back to him or to recommend him.
Columbia, MD |
Very caring and attentive. Gave us his cell phone number after our son's surgery and responded promptly to all of our questions.
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Dr. Jelin accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Choice Advantage
    Blue Preferred PPO
    CareFirst Maryland POS
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Community Blue PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Jelin has admitting privileges

Anne Arundel Medical Center
2001 Medical Pkwy
Annapolis, MD 21401
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Greater Baltimore Medical Center
6701 N Charles St
Towson, MD 21204
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Howard County General Hospital
5755 Cedar Ln
Columbia, MD 21044
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1800 Orleans St
Baltimore, MD 21287
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WellSpan York Hospital
1001 S George St
York, PA 17403
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