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David Douglass Spragg, M.D.

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  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, German


Arrhythmia, Cardiac Electrophysiology, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, Cardiovascular Medicine, Catheter Ablation Therapy, Electrophysiology, Heart Disease, Irregular Heartbeat, Pacemakers, Ventricular Arrhythmias more

Research Interests

Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-1973

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

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1800 Orleans St.
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
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Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

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601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-550-0536

Johns Hopkins Health Care Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
1132 Annapolis Road
Odenton, MD 21113 map
Phone: 410-874-1520


Dr. David Douglass Spragg is an associate professor, Division of Cardiology, at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.  He is currently engaged in research on Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy.

Dr. Spragg received his undergraduate degree in Comparative Study of Religion from Harvard College.  He earned a medical degree from the College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. He completed an internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital before becoming a fellow of cardiology and chief fellow of clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Besides his teaching and clinical appointments at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Spragg is a reviewer for Circulation, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Heart Rhythm, Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, Circulation Arrythmia and Electrophysiology, and American Journal of Cardiology.

He is a member of the American Heart Association and a fellow at the Heart Rhythm Society. His work has been recognized through his appointment as the Michel A. Mirowski Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular Research and Chief Fellow, Johns Hopkins Cardiology Fellowship Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital. more


  • Associate Professor of Medicine

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  • MD; Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (1998)


  • Medicine; Massachusetts General Hospital (2001)


  • Cardiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2006)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (2005)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology) (2009)

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Activities & Honors


  • Chief Fellow, Johns Hopkins Cardiology Fellowship Program, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 2004
  • Michel A. Mirowski Postdoctoral Fellow in Cardiovascular Research, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, 2002
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1998
  • Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard College, 1993
  • Magna cum laude, Harvard College, 1993


  • Heart Rhythm Society
  • American Heart Association

Professional Activities

  • Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center Cardiac Electrophysiology Service, 2011

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