Dr. P. Jeffrey Ferris, MD

Dr. P. Jeffrey Ferris, MD

Languages: English
Fax: (443) 777-6362

Contact this Provider:

  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
Conditions I Treat
  • anal abscess
  • anal cancer
  • anal condyloma
  • anal dysplasia
  • anal fissure
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Procedures I Perform
  • abdominoperineal resection
  • anal cerclage
  • anal dilation
  • anal fissure fistulectomy
  • anal fistula repair
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About the Provider

P. Jeffrey Ferris, MD, FACS, FASCRS, board certified in both general surgery and colorectal surgery, has been caring for patients at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center for more than a decade. He completed a colorectal residency at Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, Maryland. He also completed a general surgery residency at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

A specialist in colon and rectal surgery, Dr. Ferris has extensive experience treating of a wide range of disorders using traditional as well as minimally invasive techniques. He is one of a handful of surgeons in the region certified to perform general and colorectal robotic surgery. Among Dr. Ferris' clinical interests are colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, Crohn's Disease, diverticulitis, hemorrhoids, hernias, ulcerative colitis and other intestinal problems.

Dr. Ferris is chief of colorectal surgery and general surgery at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a Fellow of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Dr. Ferris is actively involved in teaching surgical and medical residents in Maryland. When he is not practicing medicine, Dr. Ferris enjoys spending time on his family's farm in Kent County on Maryland's Eastern Shore.

P. Jeffrey Ferris, MD, was named a "Top Doc" for 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020 by Baltimore Magazine for colorectal surgery.

  • Fellowship Program: Suburban Hospital (1990)
  • Residency Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1989)
  • Internship Program: MedStar Washington Hospital Center (1985)
  • Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine (1984)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Surgery, Surgery
  • Board Certification: American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Colon and Rectal Surgery
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Practice Locations
Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
  • Baltimore Magazine, Top Doc, 2014-2020