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Kavita Sharma, M.D.

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  • Director, Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine
Female

Languages: English, Hindi, Spanish

Expertise

Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Cardiomyopathy, General Internal Medicine, Heart Failure, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Right Heart Catheterization ...read more

Research Interests

Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction

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Insurance Information

Main Phone

443-997-0270

Outside of Maryland

410-464-6641
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+1-410-502-7683
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Locations

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
601 N. Caroline St.
7th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Background

Kavita Sharma MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant Cardiology in the Division of Cardiology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is the Director of the Johns Hopkins Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Program. She sees patients at The Johns Hopkins Hospital, downtown campus. She holds board certifications in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology.   

A cardiologist specializing in advanced heart failure, her clinical interests include advanced heart failure diagnosis and management, heart transplantation, and mechanical circulatory support including left ventricular assist devices. She has a specialized interest in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFpEF), and directs one of the largest programs in the country dedicated to caring for patients with this condition. She is the principal investigator of numerous clinical and translational trials in HFpEF and leads a team of nurses, research coordinators, and fellows-in-training in this multi-faceted program. She is an invited speaker at national meetings in topic areas covering advanced heart failure and HFpEF. Dr. Sharma is a member of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Failure Society of America, and the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

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Titles

  • Director, Heart Failure & Cardiac Transplantation
  • Director, JHU Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction Program
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions

Education

Degrees

  • MD; University of Virginia School of Medicine (2007)

Residencies

  • Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)

Fellowships

  • Cardiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2011)
  • Cardiology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2014)
  • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology) (2018)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Cardiovascular Disease) (2016)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2010)

Activities & Honors

Memberships

  • American Heart Association

    Member

  • American College of Cardiology

    Member

  • Heart Failure Society of America

    Member

  • International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation

    Member

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