4 New Faculty Members Join the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology is pleased to introduce the following new faculty members: Dilhana Badurdeen, Kathy Bull-Henry, Simon Mathews and Shadi Yarandi.

Badureen

Dilhana Badurdeen, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Badurdeen joins Johns Hopkins from Howard University Hospital, where she worked as an assistant professor in their GI division. She specializes in weight loss, GERD and colon cancer and has research interests in obesity and the treatment of metabolic disease. Board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, Dr. Badurdeen has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and has participated in many oral presentations at local and regional scientific meetings.

Medical Degree: Manipal College of Medical Sciences 

Residency: Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C. 

Fellowship: Howard University Hospital, Washington, D.C. (gastroenterology) 

Languages Spoken: English and Sinhalese 

Practice Locations: Knoll North Surgery Center 

Phone: 410-933-7495 | Email: dbadurd1@jhmi.edu

 

Bull Henry

Kathy Bull-Henry, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Bull-Henry joins Johns Hopkins as a hospitalist specializing in small bowel imaging, including single balloon enteroscopy, double balloon enteroscopy and wireless video capsule endoscopy. In addition, she has a special interest in small bowel GI bleeding, innovation in medical education and the use of artificial intelligence to attain greater diagnostic efficiencies, to improve patient outcomes and to achieve cost savings. Dr. Bull-Henry is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology and active in her research. She has also published papers, contributed to book chapters and written abstracts on related clinical topics. Dr. Bull-Henry is active in a number of professional societies and currently serves on the Board of Governors and as Chair of the Training Committee for the American College of Gastroenterology.

Medical Degree: Boston University School of Medicine 

Residency: Harlem Hospital Center, Columbia University 

Fellowship: Howard University Hospital (gastroenterology) and Georgetown University Medical Center (advanced therapeutic endoscopy) 

Languages Spoken: English 

Practice Locations: The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 

Phone: 410-955-9679 | Email: kbullhe1@jhmi.edu

 

Mathews

Simon Mathews, M.D., Assistant Professor of Medicine
Assistant Director, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Head of Clinical Innovation, Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality

Dr. Mathews leads efforts in clinical innovation at the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. He is focused on transforming hospitals and health systems into highly reliable organizations that excel in delivering high quality care. He works closely on strategic initiatives at the Armstrong Institute, including the development of learning health care systems, expansion of governance structures for quality and safety, and collaborations with strategic partners, including Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab and Ernst & Young. Dr. Mathews works clinically in the Division of Gastroenterology, where he is immersed in quality and safety efforts. He is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology.

Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (gastroenterology) 

Languages Spoken: English 

Practice Locations: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 

Phone: 410-550-1793 | Email: smathe14@jhmi.edu

 

Yarandi

Shadi Yarandi, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine

Dr. Yarandi joins our faculty after completing a fellowship at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and specializes in neurogastroenterology and GI motility disorders. As a fellow, she worked on dysbiosis effects on the enteric nervous system and will continue to conduct this research as a faculty member. Dr. Yarandi is an accomplished researcher and has published several research and review articles in her field of interest. She is board certified in internal medicine.

Medical Degree: Tehran University of Medical Sciences 

Residency: Emory University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (gastroenterology) 

Languages Spoken: English and Persian 

Practice Locations: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center 

Phone: 410-550-6766 | Email: syarand1@jhmi.edu


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