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Kimberly M. Lumpkins, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

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Additional Title:

Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency


29 S. Greene St, GS110

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Education and Training

BA, Johns Hopkins University

MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

General Surgery Residency, University of Maryland School of Medicine

Pediatric Surgery Fellowship, Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland Combined Program

Pediatric Urology Fellowship, Birmingham Children's Hospital, West Midlands, United Kingdom

American Board of Surgery Certified in General and Pediatric Surgery

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Pediatric Urology


Dr Lumpkins' clinical specialty is complex pelvic conditions, drawing on her dual training in pediatric surgery and urology.  Dr Lumpkins completed her pediatric surgical training at the Johns Hopkins/University of Maryland combined fellowship, and subsequently completed a pediatric urology fellowship at the Birmingham Children's Hospital in the United Kingdom.  She was awarded the British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Gold Medal for her performance on the entrance exam to the Royal College of Surgeons of England.  In addition to her clinical practice in Baltimore, Bel Air, Lutherville, and Columbia, she also serves as the Associate Program Director for the general surgery residency training program at the University of Maryland and is the faculty mentor for the medical student interest group in general surgery at the School of Medicine.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Necrotizing enterocolitis, complex neonatal anomalies, hypospadias

Highlighted Publications

Jiao Y, Lumpkins K, Terhune J, Hruban RH, Klein A, Kinzler KW, Vogelstein B, Strauch E. Intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm in a neonate with congenital hyperinsulinism and a de novo germline SKIL gene mutationPancreatology.  15(2): 194-6, 2015 Mar-Apr. 


Shaffer De Roo S, Lumpkins K,Metwally D. Scrotoschisis in a neonate with meconium peritonitis and periorchitisJournal of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine 9(1):107-12. 2016 Mar. 


Hansraj N, Larabee S, Lumpkins KM.  Anomalous mesenteric vessel: an unusual cause of recurrent abdominal pain.  Journal of Surgical Case Reports, 12: 1-3. 2016 Dec.

Additional Publication Citations

  1. Boskey ER, Telsch KM, Whaley KJ, Moench TR, Cone RA.  Acid production by vaginal flora in vitro is consistent with the rate and extent of vaginal acidification.  Infection & Immunity 67(10):5170-5, 1999 Oct. 

  1. Qin G, Takenaka T, Telsch K, Kelley L, Howard T, Levade T, Deans R, Howard BH, Malech HL, Brady RO, Medin JA.  Preselective gene therapy for Fabry disease.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 98(6): 3428-33, 2001 Mar. 

  1. Bochicchio GV, Joshi M, Bochicchio KM, Pyle A, Johnson SB, Meyer W, Lumpkins K, Scalea TM. Early hyperglycemic control is important in critically injured trauma patients. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 63(6):1353-8; 2007 Dec. 

  1. Lumpkins K, Bochicchio GV, Zagol B, Ulloa K, Simard JM, Schaub S, Meyer W, Scalea T. Plasma levels of the beta chemokine regulated upon activation, normal T cell expressed, and secreted (RANTES) correlate with severe brain injury. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 64(2):358-61, 2008 Feb.   

  1. Bochicchio GV, Lumpkins K, O'Connor J, Simard M, Schaub S, Conway A, Bochicchio K, Scalea TM. Blast injury in a civilian trauma setting is associated with a delay in diagnosis of traumatic brain injury. American Surgeon. 74(3):267-70, 2008 Mar. 

  1. Bellavance EC, Lumpkins KM, Mentha G, Marques HP, Capussotti L, Pulitano C, Majno P, Mira P, Rubbia-Brandt L, Ferrero A, Aldrighetti L, Cunningham S, Russolillo N, Philosophe B, Barroso E, Pawlik TM.  Surgical Management of Early-Stage Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Resection or Transplantation?  Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 12(10):1699-708, 2008 Oct. 

  1. Lumpkins KM, Bochicchio GV, Keledjian K, Simard JM, McCunn M, Scalea T. Glial fibrillary acidic protein is highly correlated with brain injury. Journal of Trauma-Injury Infection & Critical Care. 65(4):778-82; 2008 Oct.   

  1. Scalea TM, Bochicchio KM, Lumpkins K, Hess JR, Dutton R, Pyle A, Bochicchio GV. Early aggressive use of fresh frozen plasma does not improve outcome in critically injured trauma patients. Annals of Surgery. 248(4):578-84, 2008 Oct. 

  1. Lumpkins K,Bochicchio GV, Joshi M, Gens R, Bochicchio K,. Conway A, Schaub S, Scalea T.  Clostridium difficile infection in critically injured trauma patients.  Surgical Infections. 9(5):497-501, 2008 Oct.  

  1. Meenaghan N, Lumpkins K, Roth JS.  Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy tube placement is safe in patients undergoing corticosteroid therapy.  Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 13(2):236-8, 2009 Feb.  

  1. Roth JS, Dexter DD, Lumpkins K, Bochicchio GV. Hydrated vs. freeze-dried human acellular dermal matrix for hernia repair: a comparison in a rabbit model. Hernia. 13(2):201-7, 2009 Apr. 

  1. de Biasi A, Lumpkins K, Turner PL.  Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with acute perforated cholecystitis and no short- or long-term evidence of prosthesis infection.  American Surgeon.  77(4): 510-11, 2011 Apr. 

  1. Lumpkins K.  Practical Hippocrates.  Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 96(11):26, 2011 Nov. 

  1. Lin M, Mohammed H, Brazio P, Lavien G, Lumpkins K, Timmons T. Sacral osteomyelitis: an unusual complication from foreign body ingestion.  American Surgeon, 78(4):497-9, 2012 Apr. 

  1. Turner PL, Lumpkins KM, Gabre J, Liu X, Terrin M.  Pregnancy in women surgeons: trends over time.  Archives of Surgery, 147(5): 474-9, 2012 May. 

  1. Zahiri HR, Lumpkins K, Kelishadi S, Zhu Y, Medina D, Green AC, Silverman RP, Slezak S, Goldberg NH, Holton L, Singh DP.  Significant predictors of complications post sternal wound reconstruction: a 21-year experience.  Annals of Plastic Surgery, 69(4):439-41, 2012 Oct. 

  1. Zahiri HR, Lumpkins K, Kelishadi S, Stromberg JA, Silverman RP, Slezak S, Goldberg NH, Holton L, Singh DP.  Pectoralis major turnover versus advancement technique for sternal wound reconstruction: a 21 year experience.  Annals of Plastic Surgery, 70(2): 211-5, 2013. 

Research Interests

Dr Lumpkins is investigating the pathogenesis of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), a severe intestinal disorder that strikes premature infants and can lead to death.  Her work examines the role of ion channels in the oncotic death of intestinal cells during NEC.

Awards and Affiliations

Phi Beta Kappa

Alpha Omega Alpha

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Gold Medal Winner 2015

Baltimore Top Doctors 2016