Dr. Barouch is Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, and a member of the Advanced Heart Failure and Cardiac Transplantation group at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Dr. Barouch received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University in 1992 and her medical degree from Johns Hopkins in 1996. She continued at Johns Hopkins for residency training in Internal Medicine, completed in 1999, and fellowship in Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure/Transplant, completed in 2003.
She has expertise in the outpatient management of advanced heart failure and many types of cardiomyopathies. Dr. Barouch also has a longstanding interest in women’s cardiovascular health – particularly in how some cardiac conditions affect women differently or present with distinctive symptoms. She is the Medical Director of the Columbia Heart Failure Clinic, in partnership with Howard County General Hospital, and the Howard County Director of the Women’s Cardiovascular Health Center. She is also the Director of the Sports Cardiology Program, which offers expert cardiac care specifically geared towards athletes of all abilities.
Dr. Barouch believes that educating people about heart disease, medications and lifestyle changes, including healthy eating habits and regular exercise, is critically important in helping her patients understand how to achieve and maintain wellness and feel in control of their cardiovascular health. She is an avid runner and triathlete herself, competing in several triathlons and other races per year, as well as the occasional marathon.