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Wikrom W. Karnsakul, M.D.

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Assistant Professor


Gastroenterology and Nutrition
Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center
Pediatric Liver Center


Dr. Karnsakul currently sees patients at the Rubenstein Child Health Building in Baltimore on Tuesdays. He also sees patients at Johns Hopkins Health Care Center at Cedar Lane in Columbia, MD.

Mailing address:

600 N. Wolfe Street, Brady 320
Baltimore, MD 21287-2631


Medical School:    Mahidol University School of Medicine

Residencies:  Hope Children's Hospital -Pediatrics

Fellowships: Baylor College of Medicine– Gastroenterology

Special Interests:

Pediatric Liver Diseases: Cholestatic jaundice in infancy, cystic fibrosis related liver diseases, anterior pituitary gland dysfunction and neonatal jaundice, viral hepatitis, drug-induced hepatitis and autoimmune hepatitis

Recurrent pancreatitis and pancreatic dysfunction



Dr. Wikrom W. Karnsakul received his medical degree in 1992 from Mahidol University School of Medicine in Bangkok, Thailand. He completed his residency in pediatrics at Advocate Hope Children’s Hospital, University of Illinois at Chicago in 1998 and did a fellowship in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition at Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed his postdoctoral research training at USDA/ARS Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine.

He joined the faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2008. Dr. Karnsakul's clinical interests are in the care of pediatric liver diseases, and general gastrointestinal diseases. His research interests center around the understanding and treatment of chronic liver disease, ascites, cholestasis, viral hepatitis, metabolic liver diseases, and living related liver transplantation. He is also involved in the NIH-funded Multicenter Research Studies including the Cholestatic Liver Disease Consortium and Cystic Fibrosis Related Liver Disease Project.



•   American Board of Pediatrics

•   American Board of Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology                                                                       

Phone: 410-955-8769

Fax: 410-955-1464

Email: wkarnsa1@jhmi.edu

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