Cardiology

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David Zimrin, MD 
Associate Professor of Medicine,
Division Head, Cardiovascular Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

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 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; Interventional Cardiology
Special Interests: Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Failure

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

Medical Degree: SUNY at Stony Brook School of Medicine
Residency: Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Special Interests: Echocardiography



Robert Benitez, MD 
Associate Professor of 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

Timm-Michael Dickfeld, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Frankfurt
Residency: Duke University Medical Center; University of Frankfurt
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Cardiac Electrophysiology; Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Ablation, Arrhythmias, Clinical Electrophysiology, Image Integration, Image-Guided Electrophysiological Procedures

Erika 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 Fisher, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
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

Stephen 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 - New York
Special Interests: Cardiac Amyloidosis, Cardio Renal Syndrome, Congestive Heart Failure, Research Trials in Heart Failure

Anuj Gupta, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
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
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary Revascularization, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Radial Artery Access Interventions, Renal Denervation, Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement

Susie Hong-Zohlman, MD, MPH 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital
Internship: Montefiore Medical Center
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center; New York University Medical Center
Special Interests: Cardiac MRI, Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Echocardiography, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Pericarditis/Myocarditis

Robert Hood, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Georgetown University School of Medicine
Residency: Naval Hospital of Oakland; 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
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,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Sinai Hospital of Baltimore
Internship: Grandview Hospital and Medical Center
Fellowship: Wayne State University Medical Center
Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease
Special Interests: Nuclear and C-T Cardiac Images, Nuclear Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology, Sports Cardiology

Wallace 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 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


Michael Miller, MD 
Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Residency: University of Cincinnati Hospital
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 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 Ramani, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College

Residency: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Board Certification: Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation, Mechanical & Circulatory Support Systems, Pulmonary Hypertension

Peter 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 Robinson, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

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


Rawn Salenger, MD 
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Albany Medical College
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center; University of Massachusetts Medical Center; University of New Mexico Hospital
Fellowship: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Board Certification: Surgery; Thoracic Surgery
Special Interests: Adult Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Surgery, Valve Surgery

Anastasios Saliaris, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University College of Dublin Ireland
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Special Interests: Cardiac Electrophysiology, Implantation and Management of Pacemakers and ICD's including Biventricular devices, Management of Cardiac Arrythmias including Ablation of Complex, Cardiac Arrythmias, Pacemaker and ICD system extraction

Vincent See, MD 
Assistant Professor of Medicine,
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 Hospital/ VA Roxbury Medical Center
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