Cardiology

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David Zimrin, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division Head, Cardiovascular Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
System Chief of Cardiology, University of Maryland Medical System
Medical Degree: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology
Special Interests: Coronary Revascularization, Interventional Cardiology

Adult Cardiology

Manjula G. Ananthram, MBBS  
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

MBBS: Kasturba Medical College
Residency: Detroit Medical Center
Fellowship: Stanford University Medical Center; University of California-San Francisco; University of Nebraska Medical Center 
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Echocardiography
Special Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Women’s Health and Echocardiography

Brian Barr, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital; The Miriam Hospitals, Brown University
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Echocardiography, Cardiovascular Disease, Valvular Disease

 

 

Michael R. Benitez, MD 
Professor of Medicine, 
Associate Chief (Clinical) Division of Cardiovascular Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia Hospitals; University of Maryland School of Medicine
Internship: University of Virginia Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Valvular Heart Disease, Echocardiography

Timm-Michael Dickfeld, MD, PhD, FACC, FHRS 
Professor of Medicine,
Director of Electrophysiology Research,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: J.W.v. Goethe University of Frankfurt
Residency: Duke University Medical Center; University of Munich
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Cardiac Electrophysiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Ablation, Arrhythmias, Clinical Electrophysiology, Image Integration, Image-Guided Electrophysiological Procedures

Erika D. Feller, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital
Special Interests: Cardiac Transplantation, Heart and Lung Transplant, Heart Transplant Immunology, LVAD Physiology, Ventricular Assist Devices

 

Stacy D. Fisher, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
Director, Women’s and Complex Heart Diseases,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Hospital
Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Aortic Disease, Echocardiography, Heart Disease during Pregnancy, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Pulmonary Hypertension

Steven A. Fisher, MD
Professor of Medicine and Physiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Presbyterian University Hospital
Fellowship: Medical Center Hospital and University of Vermont

Stephen S. Gottlieb, MD 
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Brown University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
Internship: University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center 
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease; Advanced Heart Failure; Transplant Cardiology
Special Interests:
Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardio Renal Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, Research Trials in Heart Failure

Anuj Gupta, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Director of the Catheterization Laboratory,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Columbia University Medical Center; Temple University Hospital; New York Presbyterian Hospital; Columbia University Medical Center 
Board Certification: Interventional Cardiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Revascularization, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Radial Artery Access Interventions, Renal Denervation, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Reyaz Haque, MD   
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Aga Khan University Medical College 
Residency: West Virginia University Hospitals
Internship: St. Barnabas Medical Center
Fellowship: West Virginia University Hospitals
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology
Special Interests: Cardiac MRI, Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Echocardiography, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Pericarditis/Myocarditis

Susie Hong-Zohlman, MD, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Diagnostic Radiology Nuclear Medicine,
Director of Echocardiography Services/Laboratory,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; New York University Langone Medical Center
Special Interests: Cardiac MRI, Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Echocardiography, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Pericarditis/Myocarditis

Robert E. Hood, Jr., MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Program Director of Electrocardiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: United States Naval Hospital of Oakland; United States Naval Medical Center-Portsmouth
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: National Naval Medical Center; University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiac Electrophysiology; Cardiovascular Disease; Echocardiography
Special Interests: Arrhythmias, Electrophysiologic Disorders

Scott D. Jerome, D.O., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.N.C., F.S.C.C.T.
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Director Ambulatory Services and Outreach Cardiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Internship: Grandview Hospital
Fellowship: Wayne State University Medical Center
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease; Nuclear Cardiology; Cardiac Computed Tomography 
Special Interests: Nuclear and C-T Cardiac Images, Nuclear Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Sports Cardiology

Alejandro Jimenez-Restrepo, MD  
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Universidad CES, Facultad de Medicina
Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Fellowship: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Maryland Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Electrophysiology
Special Interests: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Wallace R. Johnson, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Union Memorial Hospital
Internship: Howard University Hospital
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Aortic Disease, Hypertension Research

 

Stanley S. Liu, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: The Mayo Graduate School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiac Rehabilitation, Consultative Services

 

Michael Miller, MD, FACC, FAHA
Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology and Public Health,
Director Center for Preventive Cardiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: University of Cincinnati Medical Center
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Diet & Heart Disease, Emotions & Heart Disease, Family History of Heart Disease, High Cholesterol, High Triglycerides (Blood Fats)

Robert W. Peters, MD 
Clinical Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Chicago Medical School
Residency: Michael Reese Medical Center; The George Washington University Medical Center
Internship: Los Angeles County General Hospital
Fellowship: Mount Zion Hospital and Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Cardiac Arrhythmias, Antiarrhythmic Drugs, Cardiac Arrhythmia Ablation, Cardiac Pacemakers and Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators, Acute Myocardial Infarction, Preventive Cardiology/Cardiac Rehabilitation

Gautam V. Ramani, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Medical Director of Clinical Advanced Heart Failure,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director Echocardiography,
Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Advanced Heart Failure/Transplantation; Nuclear Cardiology; Echocardiography
Special Interests: Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation, Mechanical & Circulatory Support Systems, Pulmonary Hypertension

Peter A. Reyes, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: MCP-Hahnemann Univ. Hospital
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital; University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiovascular Care, Cardiovascular Disease, Internal Medicine, Interventional Cardiology

Shawn W. Robinson, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Physiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Cardiology, VA Division 
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Pharmacogenomics

Jeffrey N. Rottman, MD    
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Columbia University
Residency/Internship: Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship: Massachusetts General Hospital, The Children’s Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine
Board Certification: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology 
Special Interests: Cardiovascular Disease

 

Vincent See, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
Program Director, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowship,
Medical Director, Program in Atrial Fibrillation,
Director, Inherited Arrhythmia Program,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Boston Medical Center; Peter Bent Brigham and Women’s Hospital; Harvard Medical School
Special Interests: Cardiac Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia, Complex Ablation, Genetics of Arrhythmias, Implantable Device Therapy, Lead Management/Extraction, Sudden Cardiac Death

Stephen Shorofsky, MD, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Chicago
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals
Fellowship: University of Chicago Hospitals
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Arrhythmias, Cardiac Electrophysiology

Michael C. Slack, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director of Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiology,
University of Maryland Medical Center

Medical Degree: Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium
Internship: Ft. Belvoir Army Hospital
Fellowship: Texas Children's Hospital
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Cardiology
Special Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Intravascular Stents, Melody Valve, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Septal Defects

Mukta Srivastava, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: University of MD Medical System
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Interventional Cardiology
Special Interests: Coronary Revascularization

James Stafford, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Rush Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center
Fellowship: Rush Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease; Internal Medicine; Interventional Cardiology
Special Interests: Coronary Revascularization

Mark Vesely, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: George Washington University School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Coronary Revascularization, Heart Valve Disease, Mitral Valve Disease

 

Libin Wang, BM, MM, PhD  
Assistant Professor of Medicine, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine 

Medical Degree: Tianjin Medical University, China
PhD: Texas A&M University
Residency: Jackson Memorial Hospital (University of Miami)
Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital; Harvard Medical School; Hughes Medical Institute; Johns Hopkins Hospital; Tianjin Medical University, China 
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiogenetics, Cardiology, Coronary Artery Disease, Dilated Cardiomyopathy, Echocardiography, Genetics, High Blood Pressure, Hypertension, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

Pediatric Cardiology

Geoffrey Rosenthal, MD, PhD 
Professor of Pediatrics and Epidemiology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Director, Pediatric and Congenital Heart Program,
University of Maryland Children’s Hospital
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine 
Residency: Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatrics 
Fellowship: Texas Children's Hospital, Pediatric Cardiology and Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care 
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology
Special Interests: Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Intensive Care, Quality Improvement in Pediatric Cardiac Care, Children's Health Advocacy, Cardiovascular Research, Adult Congenital

Carissa Baker-Smith, MD, MS, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Medical Center, Pediatrics
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology
Special Interests: Pediatric Cardiology, Hypertension, Cardiovascular Research, Cardiovascular Genetics, Quality Improvement, Heart Failure, Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support

Peter Gaskin, MBBS 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of the West Indies
Residency: Brooklyn Hospital Center - Downtown Ctr; Queen Elizabeth Hospital
Fellowship: Duke University Medical Center
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology
Special Interests: Hypercholesterolemia, Interventional Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Pulmonary Hypertension

Nicholas Pietris, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Residency: Pediatrics, Yale New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Yale New Haven Hospital, 
Board Certification: Advanced Cardiovascular Imaging, Pediatric Cardiology
Special Interests: Cardiopulmonary Exercise Stress Testing, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging (Fetal, Transthoracic and Transesophageal Echocardiography), Low-radiation Dose CTA, Cardiac MRI, CT Angiography

Michael Slack, MD 
Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Director of Pediatric and Congenital Interventional Cardiology,
University of Maryland Medical Center
Medical Degree: Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences
Residency: Walter Reed Army Medical Center/National Capital Consortium
Internship: Ft. Belvoir Army Hospital
Fellowship: Texas Children's Hospital
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Cardiology
Special Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Intravascular Stents, Melody Valve, Pediatric Cardiac Intensive Care, Pediatric Cardiology, Pediatric Cardiovascular Thoracic Surgery, Septal Defects

Sudhir Vashist, MD 
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, India
Residency: Brookdale University Hospital & Medical Center; Maulana Azad Medical College, University of Delhi, India 
Fellowship: Washington University School of Medicine/St. Louis Children's Hospital
Board Certification: Pediatrics; Pediatric Cardiology
Special Interests: Pediatric Electrophysiology, Pediatric Cardiology, Syncope, Cardiopulmonary Exercise Stress Testing, Pacemaker, Defibrillators