Comprehensive, Evidence-based Care Center for Cardiac Immunology

The Johns Hopkins Center for Cardiac Immunology delivers care to individuals with heart conditions resulting from immune system abnormalities.

The center combines the expertise of clinicians and researchers in cardiology and immunology to offer superior clinical care and promote advancements in scientific knowledge.

Why Choose Johns Hopkins for Cardiac Immunology Care?

Find out what sets our clinic apart.

Multidisciplinary Team

Our clinic collaborates with experts across Johns Hopkins to provide comprehensive care for the cardiac, rheumatological and neurological problems caused by immune system dysfunction.

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Cutting-Edge Research

Our faculty members research the relationship between the immune system and the heart, often in partnership with the Adamo Cardiac Immunology Laboratory.

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Patient-Centered Care

Combining clinical expertise and cutting-edge research, we strive to offer each patient a customized approach and provide expert advice whenever medical practice guidelines are yet to be developed.

Conditions We Diagnose and Treat

The Center for Cardiac Immunology aims to offer cardiovascular multidisciplinary care for any disease that falls within its mission, with specific attention to:

Meet the Experts

  • Luigi Adamo, MD PhD

    • Director, Cardiac Immunology
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: Cardiology

  • Nisha Aggarwal Gilotra, MD

    • Director, Cardiac Sarcoidosis Program
    • Associate Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: Cardiology

  • Andreas Barth, MD PhD

    • Medical Director, Inherited Heart Diseases
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: Electrophysiology, Cardiology

  • Tae Hwan Chung, MD

    • Director, Johns Hopkins Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) Program
    • Associate Professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Expertise: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Andrea Fava, MD

    • Director, Lupus Translational Research
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: Rheumatology

  • Julie Paik, MD

    • Director of Clinical Trials at the Johns Hopkins Myositis Center
    • Associate Professor of Medicine

    Expertise: Rheumatology

  • Xiao P. Peng, MD PhD

    • Director, Genetics of Blood and Immunity Clinic
    • Assistant Professor of Genetic Medicine

    Expertise: Pediatric Genetics, Medical Genetics

  • Rebecca S Turner, CRNP

    Expertise: Cardiology

Jana Lovell, M.D.

Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplant Fellow
Cardiac Immunology Post-Doctoral Fellow
Expertise: Cardiac immunology

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Our Research

Explore our selected publications:


We provide appointments for cardiac immunology patients at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore and Johns Hopkins Cardiology at Greater Baltimore Medical Center in Towson.

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe St.
Baltimore, MD 21287

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Johns Hopkins Endoscopy & Surgery Center - Columbia

5450 Knoll North Drive
Suite 170
Columbia, MD 21045

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Johns Hopkins Cardiology - GBMC

6569 N. Charles St.
Suite 600
Towson, MD 21204

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