Esther Oh, MD, PhD, is an associate professor in the Division of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology, and an associate director of the Johns Hopkins Memory and Alzheimer’s Treatment. Oh’s research interest is in Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders including delirium. Oh actively collaborates with members of the Center on projects related to enhancing communication and improving hearing care for older adults with dementia and hearing loss. 



Oh E, Li M, Fafowora T, Inouye S, Chen C, Rosman L, Lyketsos C, Sieber F, Puhan M. Preoperative risk factors for postoperative delirium following hip fracture repair: A systematic review. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 2015; 30(9):900-910. PMID 25503071 PMCID 4465414


Oh ES,Marano CM, Leoutsakos JM, Lee RW, Rissman RA, Smith GS, Craft S, Lyketsos CG, Oral glucose tolerance testing to modulate plasma amyloid levels: A novel biomarker. Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring, the journal of the Alzheimer’s Association. 2015 Sep; 1(3):311-315. PMID 26413562 PMCID 4578701


Oh ES, Sieber F, Leoutsakos JM, Inouye S, Lee HB, Sex differences in hip fracture surgery: preoperative risk factors of delirium and postoperative outcomesJ Am Geriatr Soc 2016 Aug;64(8):1616-21 PMID 27384742


Lee HB, Oldham M, Sieber F, Oh ES. Impact of Delirium After Hip Fracture Surgery on One-Year Mortality in Patients With or Without Dementia: A Case of Effect Modification. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 2017 Mar;25(3):308-315, PMID 27838314


Oh ES, Fong TG, Hshieh TT, Inouye SK, Delirium in Older Persons: Advances in Diagnosis and TreatmentJAMA 2017 Sept:318(12):1083-1198

Esther Oh, MD, PhD

Esther Oh

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