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Joseph Marine, MD

Joseph Edward Marine, MD
Associate Director of Electrophysiology
Associate Professor of Medicine
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The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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  • Associate Director of Electrophysiology
  • Associate Division Chief of Cardiology, National Capital Region
  • Section Chief for Cardiology, Johns Hopkins Community Physicians
  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Atrial Fibrillation Center
  • Heart and Vascular Institute
  • Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Service


Ablation, Arrhythmia, Atrial Fibrillation, Atrial Flutter, Atrial Tachycardia, Biventricular Pacing, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiac Sarcoidosis, Cardiology, Cardiomyopathy, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Medicine, Catheter Ablation Therapy, Defibrillators, Electrophysiology, Epicardial Catheter Ablation, Heart Disease, Heart Failure, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Implantable Cardioverter-Defibrillator Therapy, Irregular Heartbeat, Pacemakers, Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia, Radiofrequency Ablation for Atrial Fibrillation, Supraventricular Tachycardia, Tachycardias, Ventricular Arrhythmias, Ventricular Tachycardia, Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome

Research Interests

Ventricular tachycardia; Atrial fibrillation; Atrial flutter; Supraventricular tachycardia; Heart rate turbulence


  • English


Heart Rhythm Society, Fellow
American College of Cardiology, Fellow
American Heart Association

Additional Resources

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  • Education +


    • University of California - San Francisco (San Francisco CA ) (1994)


    • Brigham and Women's Hospital / Internal Medicine (Boston MA ) (1997)


    • Boston University Medical Center / Cardiac Electrophysiology (Boston MA ) (2001)
    • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center / Cardiac Electrophysiology (Boston MA ) (2000)
    • Boston University Medical Center / Cardiology (Boston MA ) (1999)


    • Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine (2012)
    • Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine (2011)
    • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine (2007)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Scherr D, Dalal D, Chilukuri K, Dong J, Spragg D, Henrikson C, Nazarian S, Cheng A, Berger RD, Abraham TP, Calkins H, Marine JE. Incidence and predictors of left atrial thrombus prior to catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation. J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 2009; 20: 379-384

    Marine JH, Nazarian S, Bilchick KC, Dong J. CT Image-guided catheter ablation of a focal atrial tachycardia from the non-coronary sinus of Valsalva. Heart Rhythm 2008; 4:1582

    Hauser RG, Maron BJ, Marine JE, Lampert R, Kadish AH, Winters SL, Scher DL, Biria M, Kalia A. Safety and efficacy of transvenous high-voltage implantable cardioverter-defibrillator leads in high-risk hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients. Heart Rhythm 2008;5:1517-22

    Marine JE. Catheter ablation therapy for supraventricular arrhythmias. JAMA 2007;298:2768-2778

    Petersen BT, Hussain N, Marine JE, Trohman RG, Carpenter S, Chuttani R, Croffie J, Disario J, Chottiprasidi P, Liu J, Somogyi L. Endoscopy in patients with implanted electronic devices. Gastrointest Endosc 2007;65:561-568.

    Marine JE. Stun guns: a new source of electromagnetic interference for implanted cardiac devices. Heart Rhythm 2006;3:342-344

    Marine JE, Dong J, Calkins H. Catheter ablation therapy for atrial fibrillation. Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2005;48:178-192

    Marine JE, Schuger CD, Bogun F, Kalahasty G, Arnaldo F, Czerska B, Krishnan SC. Mechanism of atrial flutter occurring late after orthotopic heart transplantation with atrio-atrial anastomosis. Pacing Clin Electrophysiol. 2005;28:412-420

    Anh D, Marine JE. Beta-blockers as anti-arrhythmic agents. Heart Failure Reviews 2004;9:139-147

    Marine JE, Watanabe MA, Smith TW, Monahan KM. Effect of atropine on heart rate turbulence. American Journal of Cardiology 2002; 89:767-769

    Watanabe MA, Marine JE, Sheldon R, Josephson ME. Effects of ventricular premature stimulus coupling interval on blood pressure and heart rate turbulence. Circulation 2002; 106:325-330

    Marine JE, Korley VJ, Obioha-Ngwu O, Chen J, Zimetbaum P, Papageorgiou P, Milliez P, Josephson ME. Different patterns of interatrial conduction in clockwise and counterclockwise atrial flutter. Circulation 2001; 104:1153-1157
  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +


    1986 John Addison Porter Prize, Yale College
    1986 Summa cum laude diploma, Yale College
    1988 Jacob Javits Fellowship in the Humanities
    2000 Finalist, Laennec Society Young Clinician Award, American Heart Association
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  • Contact & Locations +


    The Johns Hopkins Hospital
    600 N. Wolfe Street
    Baltimore, MD 21287
    Phone: 410-955-2412
    Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
    Fax: 410-955-0223
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