Niloofar Latifi, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Farsi


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-3631 | Fax: 410-502-0923


Dr. Niloofar Latifi is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

She completed her undergraduate degree in Biology at the University of Virginia. She earned her M.D. from University of California, San Diego followed by residency training in Internal Medicine at the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston. She served as a chief medical resident at BIDMC following graduation before joining as faculty at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2021.

Dr. Latifi is interested in medical education with a focus on clinical reasoning and high-value care as well as implementation of value-based care practices in the clinical and educational settings. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of California San Diego School of Medicine (2017)


  • Internal Medicine; Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (2020)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2020)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Latifi N, Grady D. Moving Beyond Guidelines-Use of Value-Based Preoperative Testing. JAMA Intern Med. 2021 Aug 2. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2021.4081. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 34338740.

Latifi N, Kriegel G, Herskovits AZ. Point-of-Care Urine Pregnancy Tests. JAMA. 2019 Dec 17;322(23):2336-2337. doi: 10.1001/jama.2019.15833. PMID: 31710337.

Herskovits AZ, Chen Y, Latifi N, Ta RM, Kriegel G. False-Negative Urine Human Chorionic Gonadotropin Testing in the Clinical Laboratory. Lab Med. 2020 Jan 2;51(1):86-93. doi: 10.1093/labmed/lmz039. PMID: 31245816.

Chan T, Latifi N, Weiss A. Blair S. Management of Perioperative medications including steroids, growth factors and hormone receptors. Surgical Emergencies in the Cancer Patient. Springer International publishing. 2017: 329-346 

Nelson, R.; Latifi, N.; Ma, J.; Beri, N.; Sell, R. 1710: INTRAVASCULAR HEMOLYSIS AND METHEMOGLOBINEMIA DUE TO THE OXIDATIVE STRESS OF HIGH-DOSE VITAMINS, Critical Care Medicine: December 2016 - Volume 44 - Issue 12 - p 503 doi: 10.1097/01.ccm.0000510383.89438.44

Activities & Honors


  • Society of Hospital Medicine

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