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Maryam Keshtkar Jahromi, M.D., M.P.H.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Brucellosis, Clostridium Difficile, Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever, Endocarditis, Infectious Diseases, Influenza (Flu), Osteomyelitis, Tuberculosis, Viral Hemorrhagic Fevers more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

5200 Eastern Avenue
Mason F. Lord Building, Center Tower, Infectious Diseases, # 371
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Dr. Maryam Keshtkar Jahromi is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her area of clinical expertise is infectious diseases.

Dr. Keshtkar Jahromi earned her M.D. at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences in Iran. She completed an infectious diseases residency at Iran’s Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and an internal medicine residency at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. She performed a fellowship in infectious diseases at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (1999)


  • Internal Medicine; Medstar Union Memorial Hospital (2013)
  • Infectious Diseases; Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences (2004)


  • Infectious Diseases; Penn State Health Milton S Hershey Medical Center (2015)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Mardani M., Keshtkar-Jahromi M., Holakouie Naieni K. and Zeinali M. The Efficacy of Oral Ribavirin in the Treatment of Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever in Iran. Clin Infect Dis. 2003; 36(12): 1613-8.

Sharifi-Mood B, Mardani M, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Rahnavardi M, Hatami H, Metanat M. Clinical and epidemiologic features of Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever among children and adolescents from southeastern Iran. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008; 27(6): 561-3. 

Mardani M, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Ataie B, Adibi P. Report of Crimean Congo Hemorrhagic Fever Virus as a Nosocomial Pathogen in Iran. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2009; 81(4): 675-8.

Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Argani H, Rahnavardi M, Mirchi E, Atabak S, Tara SA, Gachkar L, Noori-Froothghe A, Mokhtari-Azad T. Antibody response to influenza immunization in kidney transplant recipients receiving either azathioprine or mycophenolate: a controlled trial. Am J Nephrol. 2008; 28(4): 654-60.

Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Vakili H, Rahnavardi M, Gholamin S, Razavi SM, Eskandari A, Sadeghi R, Vatan-Pour H, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Haghighat B, Ghaffaripour M, Mokhtari-Azad T. Antibody response to influenza immunization in coronary artery disease patients: A controlled trial. Vaccine. 2009; 28(1): 110-3.

Udell JA, Zawi R, Bhatt DL, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Gaughran F, Phrommintikul A, Ciszewski A, Vakili H, Hoffman EB, Farkouh ME, Cannon CP. Association between influenza vaccination and cardiovascular outcomes in high-risk patients: a meta-analysis. JAMA. 2013; 310(16): 1711-20.

Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Sajadi Mohammad M, Ansari H, Mardani M, Holakouie Naieni K. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran. Antiviral Res. 2013; 100(1): 20-8. 

Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Kuhn JH, Christova I, Bradfute SB, Jahrling PB, Bavari S. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever: Current and future prospects of vaccines and therapies. Antiviral Res. 2011; 90(2): 85-92. 

Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Sajadi Mohammad M, Ansari H, Mardani M, Holakouie Naieni K. Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever in Iran. Antiviral Res. 2013; 100(1): 20-8. 

Clar C, Oseni Z, Flowers N, Keshtkar-Jahromi M, Rees K. Influenza vaccines for preventing cardiovascular disease. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2015; 5.

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