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Steven Richard Jones, M.D.
Director, Inpatient Cardiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
Expertise: Aneurysms, Angina, Aortic Aneurysms, Arterial Occlusive Disease, Atherosclerosis, Atherosclerosis Imaging, Cardiac Disease, Cardiac Imaging, Cardiology, Cardiology Consultation, Cardiovascular Computed Tomography, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Disease in Women, Cardiovascular Disease with Chronic Renal Disease, Cardiovascular Diseases, Cardiovascular Medicine, Cardiovascular Risk Stratification, Cardiovascular Surgery, Clinical Cardiology, Clinical Lipidology, Coronary Artery Disease, Coronary CT Angiography, CT Angiography, Diabetes and Heart Research, Dyslipidemia, Echocardiography, General Cardiology, Heart Attack, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, High Cholesterol, Hypertension, Inherited Heart Diseases, Intermittent Claudication, Mitral Stenosis, Myocardial Infarction, Non-invasive Imaging, Premature Coronary Artery Disease, Preventive Cardiology, Risk Factor Modification, Stroke, Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Valvular Heart Disease ...read more
Research Interests: Preventive and General Cardiology, Lipid and Lipoprotein Metabolism, Risk Prediction, Atherosclerosis Imaging; Pharmacologic Agents to Improve Outcome of PTCA and Stenting ...read more
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Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
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Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute
Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
600 N. Wolfe Street
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Dr. Steven R. Jones is director of Inpatient Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute, and assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He earned his medical degree at Hahnemann University School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed both his residency training in Internal Medicine and his fellowship in Cardiology at Johns Hopkins. Dr. Jones is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology and National Lipid Association and is board-certified in internal medicine, cardiology and clinical lipidology.
In his clinical work, Dr. Jones focuses on improving lipid (e.g., cholesterol) management and reducing the risk of heart disease. His research interests include developing a large-scale lipids database using real-world data to understand more about lipid disorders. Dr. Jones’ team has been highly productive, producing numerous publications in high-ranking medical journals such as Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology and the Journal of American Medical Association, and have been invited to several international lectures and meetings to share their findings.
As a teacher, Dr. Jones is dedicated to developing the next generation of leaders in cardiology by combining Johns Hopkins’ deep research environment with a strong clinical training program for residents, fellows and medical students. Dr. Jones is also a Faculty member of the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease and the Longscope Firm, Osler Medical Service. He is making great strides in shaping the field of cardiology at the Heart & Vascular Institute by providing a breadth of educational opportunities in lipids research.
- Director, Inpatient Cardiology
- Associate Professor of Medicine
Centers & Institutes
- Hahnemann University School of Medicine (1985)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (1988)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Cardiology (1991)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (1991, 2012)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1989, 2012)
Research & Publications
Selected PublicationsJones SR, Mallidi JR, Kulkarni K. Achieving Secondary Prevention Low-Density Lipoprotein Particle Concentration Goals Using Lipoprotein Cholesterol-Based Data: Results of a Pilot Study. Abstract P145; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2010.
Jones SR, Kulkarni K. Lipoprotein(a) Particle Concentration and Lipoprotein(a) Cholesterol Assays Yield Discordant Classification of Patients, Defining 4 Physiologically Discrete Groups. Abstract P352; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2010.
Jones SR, Kulkarni K. Evidence of Dependence of Lipoprotein(a) on Triglyceride and HDL Metabolism. Abstract P352; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2010.
Jones SR, Kulkarni KR and Mallidi JR. Non-HDL Particle Concentration by NMR Spectroscopy Compared with Apolipoprotein B100 and Lipoprotein Cholesterol Fractions: Why Lipoprotein Particle Concentration Appears to Outperform Conventional Lipid and Apolipoprotein Measures. Abstract P329; Arteriosclerosis, Thombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2009. Arteriosclerosis, Thombosis and Vascular Biology 2009; 29: e71-e72.
Jones SR and Kulkarni KR. Pattern of Serum Lipid and Lipoprotein Concentration Relationships with Lipoprotein(a) Particle Cholesterol Content Versus Low Density Lipoprotein Particle Cholesterol Content Suggest Differing Mechanisms of Metabolism of the Two Lipoprotein Classes Despite Shared LDL Moiety. Abstract P531; Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology Annual Conference 2008. Arteriosclerosis, Thombosis and Vascular Biology 2008; 28: e129-e130, .
Jones SR, Tiwari HK, Kulkarni KR: Use of Ultracentrifugation
Lipid Measurement and Modeling of Low Density Lipoprotein Particle Concentration to Optimize Management of LDL Mediated Risk. Diabetes Vasc Res. 2007; 4: 265-66, Abstract. World Congress on the Insulin Resistance Syndrome 2007.
Kulkarni KR, Tiwari HK, Moore L, Jones SR: A Novel Approach to Measure Apolipoprotein B / Apolipoprotein A1 Ratio Using the Vertical Auto Profile Method.
Diabetes Vasc Res. 2007; 4: 266. World Congress on the Insulin Resistance Syndrome 2007.
De Tombe PP; Jones SR; Burkhoff D; Hunter WC; Kass DA: Ventricular stroke work and efficiency both remain nearly optimal despite altered vascular loading. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 1993; 264: 1817-1824
Jones SR, Herskowitz A, Hutchin GM, Baughaman KL: Effects of immunosuppressive therapy in biopsy-proven myocarditis and borderline myocarditis on left ventricular function. Am J Cardiol, 1991; 68: 370 376
Jones SR, de Tombe P, Burkhoff D, Kass DA: Optimization of total ventricular efficiency studied in isolated canine hearts. Circulation, 1990; 82(III): 2761
Jones SR, Herskowitz A, Hutchins GM, Baughman KL: Response in immunosuppressive therapy in myocarditis with and without myocyte necrosis. Circulation 1987; 76(II): 1835
Ewing D and Jones SR: Superoxide removal and radiation protection in bacteria;
Arch Biochem Biophys 1987; 254: 53-62
Dewald RR, Jones SR, Schwartz BS: 1, 4, 7, 10 Tetraoxacyclododecane. An aprotic solvent for the alkali metals; JCS Chem Comm 1980: 272-273
Dewald RR, Jones SR, Schwartz BS: Hydrogen production from the reaction of solvated electrons with benzene in water ammonia mixtures; J Phys Chem 1980; 84: 3272 3273
Activities & Honors
- Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
- American College of Cardiology
- American Heart Association
- International Atherosclerosis Society
- International Society of Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics
- National Lipid Association
- Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention