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Information for Patients

We want your experience at Johns Hopkins Bayview to be a positive one. That’s why we’ve provided these resources to help you know what to expect during your visits, gain the assistance you need and learn more about your condition and treatment.

Driving Directions

Johns Hopkins Bayview is located on the eastern edge of Baltimore city, only minutes from the Baltimore County line.

From points South (including BWI Airport):
Take I-295 north to the Harbor Tunnel Thruway (I-895). After exiting the tunnel, take exit 12, Lombard Street. At the first stop light, proceed straight onto Bayview Boulevard.
Take I-95 through the Fort McHenry Tunnel to exit 59 (Eastern Avenue). Turn left onto Eastern Avenue and proceed approximately one mile to Bayview Boulevard on the right.

From points North and East:
Take I-95 south to exit 59 (Eastern Avenue). Turn right onto Eastern Avenue (west) and proceed approximately one mile to Bayview Boulevard on the right.
Take I-895 south to exit 12, Lombard Street. At the first stop light, turn right onto Bayview Boulevard.

Once on campus:
Follow campus signage to the 301 building and park in the lot behind the building. Patients may also be dropped off at the entrances.

Patients and visitors will need a pass from the security desk. The cardiology clinic is located in Suite 3300 on the third floor of the 301 building.

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Social Work

Members of the department of social work are valuable resources who can help you with many problems that might impact your health and care.

The Division of Cardiology offers social work services to outpatients and inpatients. There is no charge for this confidential assistance. Your doctor or nurse may make a referral for you.

Please call if you need help with:

  • home care services after a hospital stay;
  • transportation to and from the hospital for appointments;
  • financial aid and insurance coverage issues;
  • family problems;
  • caregiver stress;
  • safety issues in the home; or
  • referrals to community based agencies.

To request information or assistance, please call Joan Zelinka, LCSW-C, at 410-550-0296.

Billing Information

Johns Hopkins Bayview’s Division of Cardiology accepts a variety of health insurance plans. Prior to your visit, it’s important to check with your primary care physician or insurance company to see if your testing is covered or if you need to obtain a referral for a specialist visit or diagnostic procedure.

If you are a self-pay patient without insurance, please be aware that some diagnostic procedures require a deposit. For details, call financial counseling at 410-550-3505.

Payment of co-pay and deductible are required at the time of your appointment check-in.

If you cannot find the information you need, call the cardiac scheduling department at Johns Hopkins Bayview at 443-997-0274.

Prescription Refills

If you need refills for your prescriptions, please let your doctor know before you arrive for your appointment so your medication will be ready for you when you arrive. If you run out of your medication before your appointment, call your physician’s office or call 410-550-4642.

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