Aline Charabaty, MD
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Dr. Aline Charabaty is the Assistant Clinical Director of the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Clinical Director of the Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) Center at Johns Hopkins-Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington DC. She completed her medical school at St Joseph University in Lebanon, and her internal medicine residency and GI fellowship at Georgetown University Hospital, where she joined the GI faculty and established and led the IBD Center for 13 years before joining the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine in January 2019. She was selected as a Washingtonian Top Doctors by her peers on consecutive years.

 

 

Dr. Charabaty is a strong advocate for improved education and access to care for all GI and IBD patients. She was the Chair of the Greater Washington DC/Virginia Crohns and Colitis Foundation Mission Committee from 2012-2019 and served on the Foundation’s National Scientific Advisory Committee Patient Education Committee and Physician Education Committee. She was recognized for her work for the IBD community in 2020 when she received the Excellence in Medicine Award. She currently serves on the Foundation’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee and on the Northeast Regional Planning Committee for patient education. She is a member of the Oversight Committee for Promoting Access and Care Through Centers of Excellence (PACE) program as well as a member of the Women in IBD Award Committee for the Crohn’s and Colitis Canada.

 

Dr Charabaty has numerous peer-reviewed publications and is an invited speaker at regional, national and international conferences. She is actively involved in educational and advocacy activities and committees with national and international GI societies. She is the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) Governor of Washington DC, a member of the ACG Legislative and Public Policy Council and represents the ACG at the Digestive Disease National Coalition. She was the co-director of the ACG Eastern Regional Course in 2021. She served as a member of the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) Diversity Committee and is currently serving as a Vice-Chair of the AGA Research Foundation. Dr Charabaty serves on the Editorial board of the CC360 online journal of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation and on the board of Gastroenterology & Endoscopy News.

 

Dr Charabaty uses social media to promote medical education and to amplify her advocacy efforts in GI. She is the founder of @MondayNightIBD, a twitter forum that brings clinicians together to discuss the management of complex IBD cases. She received the Healio Gastroenterology Disruptive Innovator Award for this initiative during ACG 2019.  

 

Dr Charabaty is a strong advocate for diversity in GI, women in medicine and work-life integration. She is the Co-Founder of Scrubs & Heels, an initiative focused on empowering women in GI with the skills and the networking that lead to career growth and success.