Dr. Marcia Irene Canto MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Marcia Canto is a gastroenterologist in Baltimore, Maryland. She is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Howard County General Hospital and Johns Hopkins Hospital. She received her medical degree from University of the Philippines College of Medicine and has been in practice for 29 years. Dr. Canto accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 31 doctors at Howard County General Hospital and one of 21 at Johns Hopkins Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Gastrointestinal Cancer

Hospital Affiliation

Howard County General Hospital
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Johns Hopkins Hospital
Ranked #3 in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1987 - 1990

Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology

University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Class of 1985

SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn
Chief Residency, Internal Medicine

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Post Doctoral Fellowship, Advanced Endoscopy and Endoscopic Research

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Hygiene and Public Health
Other Training, Clinical Epidemiology

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 25 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Gastroenterology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Chromoendoscopy
Canto MI

Frequent detection of pancreatic lesions in asymptomatic high-risk individuals.
Canto, M. I., Hruban, R. H., Fishman, E. K., Kamel, I. R., Schulick, R., Zhang, Z., Topazian, M., Takahashi, N., Fletcher, J., Petersen, G., Klein, A. P., Axilbund, J., Griffin, C., Syngal, S., Saltzman, J. R., Mortele, K. J., Lee, J., Tamm, E., Vikram, R., Bhosale, P., Margolis, D., Farrell, J., Goggins, M. 2012 1 17

Human bile contains microRNA-laden extracellular vesicles that can be used for cholangiocarcinoma diagnosis.
Li, L.,Masica, D.,Ishida, M.,Tomuleasa, C.,Umegaki, S.,Kalloo, A. N.,Georgiades, C.,Singh, V. K.,Khashab, M.,Amateau, S.,Li, Z.,Okolo, P.,Lennon, A. M.,Saxena, P.,Geschwind, J. F.,Schlachter, T.,Hong, K.,Pawlik, T. M.,Canto, M.,Law, J.,Sharaiha, R.,Weiss, C. R.,Thuluvath, P.,Goggins, M.,Shin, E. J.,Peng, H.,Kumbhari, V.,Hutfless, S.,Zhou, L.,Mezey, E.,Meltzer, S. J.,Karchin, R.,Selaru, F. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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