Cardiologists Alphabetical

Cardiologists

Maryland Heart Center cardiologists are internationally known for their leadership in the diagnosis and management of complex heart disease. Below is a list of our cardiologists.

R. Michael Benitez, M.D. Michael Benitez
Professor of Medicine
Director, Electrocardiographic Laboratory

Special Interests: Clinical Cardiology; Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Diseases
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Virginia Health System
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Benitez's Biography


Photo of Doctor Christoper deFilippi, M.D.Christopher deFilippi, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiac Catheterization; Post-Transplant Surveillance; Management of Patients with Kidney Disease
Medical Degree: University of Rochester
Residency: University of Texas-Southwestern/Dallas VA Medical Center, University Hospital, Boston, Medicine
Fellowship: University of Texas-Southwestern/Dallas VA Medical Center, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. deFilippi's Biography


Photo of Doctor Timm-Michael Dickfeld, M.D., Ph.D.Timm-Michael Dickfeld, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Image-Guided Electrophysiological Procedures; Image Integration; Ablation
Medical Degree: University of Frankfurt, Germany
Residency: Duke University Health Systems, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiology, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Dickfeld's Biography



Photo of Doctor Erika D. Feller, M.D. Erika D. Feller, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, Heart Transplant Program

Special Interests: Heart Transplant Immunology; LVAD Physiology
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital, Medicine
Fellowship: Temple University Hospital, Cardiology
Certification: Internal Medicine
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Feller's Biography


Photo of Doctor Stacy D. Fisher, M.D. Stacy D. Fisher, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Heart Disease during pregnancy; Pulmonary Hypertension; Echocardiography
Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Rochester Medical Center, Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Fisher's Biography


Photo of Doctor John S. Gottdiener, M.D., F.A.C.C.John S. Gottdiener, M.D., F.A.C.C,
Professor of Medicine
Director, Echocardiography Lab

Special Interests: Echocardiography; Cardiac Effects of Mental Stress
Medical Degree: Georgetown University
Residency: North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Medicine
Fellowship: Georgetown University Hospital, Cardiology
Certification: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Gottdiener's Biography


Photo of Doctor Stephen Gottlieb, M.D.Stephen S. Gottlieb, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Heart Failure Service & Cardiac Care Unit
Director, Cardiology Clinical Research Program

Special Interests: Congestive Heart Failure
Medical Degree: Brown University
Residency: University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics
Fellowship: Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-8788 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-8788 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Gottlieb's Biography


Anuj Gupta,M.D.Photo of Doctor Anuj Gupta, M.D.
Assistant rofessor of Medicine
Director, Peripheral Vascular Interventions

Special Interests: Peripheral Vascular Disease; Aortic Balloon Valvuloplasty; Coronary Artery Disease
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: Montefiore Medical Center, Medicine
Fellowship: Weill Medical College of Cornell University, Cardiovascular Research;
Temple University, Cardiology; Columbia University, Interventional Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Interventional Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-8788 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Gupta's Biography


Photo of Doctor Susie N. Hong-Zohlman, M.D.Susie N. Hong-Zohlman, M.D.
Assistant rofessor of Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiac MRI; Echocardiography; Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy; Pericarditis/Myocarditis; Cardiovascular Disease in Women
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Mount Sinai Hospital, Medicine
Fellowship: New York University Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Advanced Cardiac Imaging
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease; Echocardiography; Nuclear Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-8788 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Hong-Zohlman's Biography


Photo of Doctor Robert E. Hood, M.D.Robert E. Hood, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Arrhythmias; Electrophysiologic Disorders
Medical Degree: Georgetown University
Residency: U.S. Naval Hospital, Portsmith, VA., Internal Medicine
Fellowship: National Naval Medical Center, Cardiovascular Diseases; University of Maryland Medical Center, Cardiac Electrophysiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiology; Cardiac Electrophysiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Hood's Biography


Scott Jerome new pictureScott D. Jerome, D.O., F.A.C.C., F.A.S.N.C., F.S.C.C.T.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Preventive Cardiology; Nuclear and C-T Cardiac Images
Medical Degree: West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Grandview Hospital, OH and Sinai Hospital, MD
Fellowship: Wayne State University, Michigan
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-876-0086 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Jerome's Biography


walter johnsonWallace R. Johnson, Jr., M.D.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Special Interests: Hypertension Research
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: Union Memorial Hospital
Certifications: Internal Medicine
Patient Appointments: 410-328-5196 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-5196 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Johnson's Biography


Mark D. Kelemen, M.D. Mark Kelemen, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: General Cardiology
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins
Residency: Duke University
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins, Cardiology
Certifications: Medicine; Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Kelemen's Biography


Michael Miller, M.D. Michael Miller, M.D., F.A.C.C., F.A.H.A.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Preventive Cardiology

Special Interests: Preventive Cardiology; Disorders of Lipid/Lipo Protein Metabolism
Medical Degree: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (formerly UMDNJ)
Residency: University of Cincinnati
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Miller's Biography


Photo of Doctor Myung Park, M.D., F.A.C.C.Myung H. Park, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Pulmonary Vascular Diseases Program & CCU

Special Interests: Pulmonary Hypertension; Heart Failure; Heart Transplantation; Women and Heart Disease; Mechanical Circulatory Devices
Medical Degree: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Temple University Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Medical College of Virginia, Cardiovascular Medicine; The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplant Medicine
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Park's Biography


Photo of Doctor Robert W. Peters, M.DRobert W. Peters, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Electrophysiology
Medical Degree: Chicago Medical School
Residency: Michael Reese Hospital, George Washington University
Fellowship: Mount Zion Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Peters's Biography



Photo of Doctor Gary D. Plotnick, M.D.Gary D. Plotnick, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Echocardiography
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
ViewDr. Plotnick's Biography


Sanjay Rajagopalan, M.D.
Division Head of Cardiovascular Medicine
Melvin Sharoky Endowed Professor in Cardiovascular Medicine
Co-Director, University of Maryland Heart Center
Special Interests: Complex coronary and peripheral vascular disease, diabetic heart disease and management of risk factors, such as hypertension and dyslipidemia
Medical Degree: University of Madras, India
Residency: SUNY, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Emory University, Division of Cardiology; Duke University School of Medicine, Cardiovascular MR
Certifications: Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, Vascular Medicine, Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7811 or 1-800-492-5538
View Dr. Rajagopalan's Biography

Gautam Ramani updated picGautam V. Ramani, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Pulmonary Vascular Disease
Director, Post Transplant Clinic

Special Interests: Congestive Heart Failure; Transplantation; Primary Hypertension
Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical Cololege
Residency: University of Pittsburgh, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh, Cardiovascular Diseases
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Ramani's Biography


Photo of Doctor Barry ReicherBarry Reicher, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiac Catheterization; Interventional Cardiology
Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Beth Israel Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Adult Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Reicher's Biography


Photo of Doctor Peter A. Reyes, M.D.Peter Reyes, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Interventional Cardiology Research

Special Interests: Cardiac Catheterization; Interventional Cardiology
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: Medical College of Pennsylvania/Hahnemann, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Temple University, Cardiovascular Medicine
Certification: Cardiovascular Medicine; Internal Medicine
Patient Appointments: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Reyes's Biography


Shawn W. Robinson, M.D.Shawn W. Robinson, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Congestive Heart Failure
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Robinson's Biography


Anastasios P. Saliaris, M.B., B.Ch., BAO
Assistant Professor of Medicine
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
Medical Degree: University of Dublin, Trinity College, School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-6056 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-6056 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Saliaris' Biography


Photo of Doctor Elijah Saunders, M.D.Elijah Saunders, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Hypertension; Coronary Disease in Black Populations; Severe and Difficult-to-Control Hypertension; Community Programs to Increase Hypertension Control; Cardiovascular Complications Secondary to Hypertension
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine
Patient Appointments: 410-328-5196 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-5196 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Saunders's Biography


Photo of Doctor Vincent Y. See, M.D.Vincent Y. See, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiac Electrophysiology/Arrhythmia; Complex Ablation; Implantable Device Therapy; Lead Management/Extraction; Genetics of Arrhythmias; Sudden Cardiac Death
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Medicine
Fellowship: Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Cardiac Electrophysiology; Boston Medical Center/Boston University School of Medicine, Cardiology
Certifications: Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology; Echocardiography
Patient Appointments: 410-328-5196 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral:410-328-5196 or 1-800-318-1019


Photo of Doctor Stephen R. Shorofsky, M.D., Ph.DStephen R. Shorofsky, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Medicine
Director, Electrophysiology Laboratory

Special Interests: Electrophysiology
Medical Degree: University of Chicago
Residency: University of Chicago, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Chicago, Cardiovascular Diseases, Electrophysiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases; Clinical Electrophysiology
Patient Appointments: 410-328-6056 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-6056 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Shorofsky's Biography


Photo of Doctor Mukta Srivastava, M.D., Ph.DMukta C. Srivastava, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, General Cardiology Fellowship
Special Interests: Adult Interventional Cardiology, Structural Heart Disease Interventions
Medical Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease, Interventional Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Srivastava's Biography


Dr. J. Lawrence StaffordJ. Lawrence Stafford, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Cardiac Catheterization; Coronary Balloon Angioplasty; Permanent Cardiac Pacemakers
Medical Degree: Georgetown University
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Stafford's Biography


Mariella Velez-Martinez, M.D. Mariella Velez Martinez
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Special Interests: Advanced Heart Failure; Pulmonary Hypertension; Cardiac Transplant Medicine
Medical Degree: University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine
Residency: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Cardiology and Advanced Heart Failure & Transplantation
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Disease
Patient Appointments: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-328-7877 or 1-800-318-1019


Photo of Doctor Mark Vesely, M.D.Mark R. Vesely, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Director, Cardiac Cath Lab, Baltimore VA Medical Center
Special Interests: Cardiovascular Interventions
Medical Degree: George Washington University
Residency: University of Maryland, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Cardiovascular
Patient Appointments: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Vesely's Biography


Photo of Doctor David Zimrin, M.D., F.A.C.C.David A. Zimrin, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program

Special Interests: Cardiac Catheterization/Interventional Cardiology
Medical Degree: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology
Certifications: Internal Medicine; Cardiovascular Diseases; Interventional Cardiology
Patient Appointments: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-492-5538
Physician Referral: 410-871-0202 or 1-800-318-1019
View Dr. Zimrin's Biography

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This page was last updated: August 19, 2014

         
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