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Stephen Carl Mathai, M.D., M.H.S.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-955-3467


Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Research Interests

Scleroderma-associated pulmonary hypertension; Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; Pulmonary complications of connective tissue disease; Pulmonary hypertension

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University / MD (1999)


    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital / Medicine (2003)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (2008)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2010)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2009)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Dezube R, Terry P, Akulian J, Mathai SC, Boyle M, Khasab T, Yarmus L. Chronic expanding hematoma of the lung. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 1;188(11):e71. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201304-0723IM. No abstract available. PMID: 24289786
    2. Bonner N, Abetz L, Meunier J, Sikirica M, Mathai SC. Development and validation of the living with pulmonary hypertension questionnaire in pulmonary arterial hypertension patients. Health Qual Life Outcomes. 2013 Oct 3;11:161. doi: 10.1186/1477-7525-11-161. PMID: 24088389
    3. Khanna D, Gladue H, Channick R, Chung L, Distler O, Furst DE, Hachulla E, Humbert M, Langleben D, Mathai SC, Saggar R, Visovatti S, Altorok N, Townsend W, FitzGerald J, McLaughlin VV. Recommendations for screening and detection of connective tissue disease-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension. Arthritis Rheum. 2013 Dec;65(12):3194-201. doi: 10.1002/art.38172. PMID: 24022584
    4. Tedford RJ, Mudd JO, Girgis RE, Mathai SC, Zaiman AL, Housten-Harris T, Boyce D, Kelemen BW, Bacher AC, Shah AA, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, Russell SD, Saggar R, Saggar R, Maughan WL, Hassoun PM, Kass DA. Right ventricular dysfunction in systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 1;6(5):953-63. PMID: 23797369
    5. Mathai SC, Wise RA, Puhan MA, Lam D. Reply from the authors. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Mar 15;187(6):659. No abstract available. PMID: 23614142
    6. Yarmus LB, Akulian JA, Gilbert C, Mathai SC, Sathiyamoorthy S, Sahetya S, Harris K, Gillespie C, Haas A, Feller-Kopman D, Sterman D, Lee HJ. Comparison of moderate versus deep sedation for endobronchial ultrasound transbronchial needle aspiration. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Apr;10(2):121-6. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201209-074OC. PMID: 23607840
    7. Mathai SC. A look to the past, present, and future of pulmonary hypertension. Int J Clin Pract Suppl. 2013 May;(179):1. doi: 10.1111/ijcp.12173. No abstract available. PMID: 23578067
    8. Mathai SC, Hassoun PM. Drs. Mathai and Hassoun reply. J Rheumatol. 2013 Jan;40(1):91. No abstract available. PMID: 23401876
    9. Mathai SC. Solvitur ambulando…or maybe not? Chest. 2013 Feb 1;143(2):285-7. doi: 10.1378/chest.12-1819. No abstract available. PMID: 23381304
    10. Shehata ML, Harouni AA, Skrok J, Basha TA, Boyce D, Lechtzin N, Mathai SC, Girgis R, Osman NF, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Hassoun PM, Vogel-Claussen J. Regional and global biventricular function in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a cardiac MR imaging study. Radiology. 2013 Jan;266(1):114-22. doi: 10.1148/radiol.12111599. Epub 2012 Nov 14. PMID: 23151825
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