Dr. David Douglass Spragg is an Associate Professor in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology at Johns Hopkins. In addition, he is the inaugural Edward St. John Professor of Cardiology. His research focuses on treatments for atrial fibrillation (AF), and particularly on catheter ablation for AF.
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. He served as chief fellow for the Cardiology program, and was recognized for his research during fellowship as the Michel Mirowski Cardiology Fellow.
Besides his teaching and clinical appointments at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Dr. Spragg is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Atrial Fibrillation Research Program. He is a Fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society.