Charles Lowenstein, M.D., is a cardiologist in Baltimore, Maryland. He also serves as director of the Division of Cardiology and co-director of the Johns Hopkins Heart and Vascular Institute.
Dr. Lowenstein originally came to Johns Hopkins as a cardiology fellow in 1991 after completing his medical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a research fellowship at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1993, he joined the Johns Hopkins faculty and helped lead the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease until he was recruited in 2009 to become the chief of cardiology and director of the Aab Cardiovascular Research Institute at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. In 2020 he was hired to lead the Division of Cardiology at Hopkins.
He has served on the NIH Atherosclerosis and Inflammation Cardiovascular Sciences study section, and is a member of the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation, an organization that funds medical student research. Dr. Lowenstein’s research focuses on vascular biology, exploring molecular mechanisms of vascular inflammation and thrombosis.