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Arjun Chanmugam, M.B.A., M.D.

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  • Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
A1 East, Suite A150
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-7852


Dr. Chanmugam is a professor and a Vice-Chair of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.  In addition, he serves as the Chair of Emergency Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and the Chief Medical Officer for Emergency Medicine for Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

Dr. Chanmugam is the editor of a number of textbooks and scholarly papers.  He remains actively involved in healthcare innovation and integration. 

The early part of his career was focused on medical education and developing innovative strategies for medical education.  He continues to care for patients, in addition to his roles as an administrator and educator. more


  • Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • Chair of Emergency Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
  • Professor of Emergency Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Maryland School of Medicine (1989)


  • Emergency Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1992)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Emergency Medicine (Emergency Medicine) (1994)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Lee AS, Cohen SL, Anderson JR, Chanmugam A, Bienstock JL. The effect of gynecologic algorithm pathways on emergency department visit times. J Emerg Med. 2013 Jan;44(1):217-24. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2012.02.016. Epub 2012 May 1. PMID: 22555055 

Kirsch TD, Hsieh YH, Horana L, Holtzclaw SG, Silverman M, Chanmugam A. Computed tomography scan utilization in emergency departments: a multi-state analysis. J Emerg Med. 2011 Sep;41(3):302-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2010.06.030. Epub 2010 Oct 15. PMID: 20950984  

Galiatsatos P, Follin A, Alghanim F, Sherry M, Sylvester C, Daniel Y, Chanmugam A, Townsend J, Saria S, Kind AJ, Chen E. The Association Between Neighborhood Socioeconomic Disadvantage and Readmissions for Patients Hospitalized With Sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2020 Jun;48(6):808-814. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0000000000004307. PMID: 32271185; PMCID: PMC7391606.

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