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Ari Michael Cedars, M.D.

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  • Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Associate Professor (PAR) of Medicine


Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Cardiology, Cardiovascular Diseases, General Cardiology

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Johns Hopkins Medicine - Green Spring Station

Appointment Phone: 443-997-0270
10755 Falls Road
Pavilion I Suite 360
Lutherville, MD 21093 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital (Main Entrance)

Appointment Phone: 443-287-1262
1800 Orleans St.
The Charlotte R. Bloomberg Children's Center Building, Pediatric Cardiology, M2201
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Ari Cedars, M.D., is a cardiologist specializing in adult congenital heart disease in Baltimore, Maryland. more


  • Director, Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Associate Professor (PAR) of Medicine
  • Associate Professor (PAR) of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (2001)


  • University of Michigan Health System / Internal Medicine (2004)


  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital / Cardiovascular Disease (2008)
  • Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Adult Congenital Heart Disease (2015)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Cardiovascular Disease (2007)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Santamaria RL, Jeewa A, Cedars A, Buchholz H, Conway J. Mechanical Circulatory Support in Pediatric and Adult Congenital Heart Disease. Can J Cardiol. 2020 Feb;36(2):223-233. doi: 10.1016/j.cjca.2019.10.006. Epub 2019 Oct 14.

Cedars A, Jobanputra K, Bichell D. An Unusual Complication of the "Supported" Ross Procedure. World J Pediatr Congenit Heart Surg. 2020 Jan;11(1):127-129. doi: 10.1177/2150135119881394. Epub 2019 Nov 22.

Wong K, Tecson K, Cedars A. Outcomes of Multi-Organ Transplant in Adult Patients With Congenital Heart Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Nov 19;8(22):e014088. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.119.014088. Epub 2019 Nov 13.

Cedars A, Burchill L, Roche SL, Menachem J, Axsom K, Tecson K; ACTION Learning Network, Adult Congenital Heart Disease Sub-Committee. Impact of durable ventricular assist devices on post-transplant outcomes in adults with congenital heart disease. Congenit Heart Dis. 2019 Nov;14(6):958-962. doi: 10.1111/chd.12851. Epub 2019 Oct 18.

Cedars A, Tecson KM, Zaidi AN, Lorts A, McCullough PA. Impact of Durable Ventricular Assist Device Support on Outcomes of Patients with Congenital Heart Disease Waiting for Heart Transplant. ASAIO J. 2019 Jul 15. doi: 10.1097/MAT.0000000000001041.

Activities & Honors


  • American Heart Association Post-Doctoral Fellowship Grant Award, 2008
  • Texas Exes Scholar for UT Houston, 2001
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of Texas Chapter, 1997


  • Leadership Committee member ACTION Learning Network
  • Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC)

    Executive Board Member (Secretary)

  • Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC)

    Administrative Board Member

  • Alliance for Adult Research in Congenital Cardiology (AARCC)

    Network Member

  • American Journal of Cardiology

    Associate Editor

Videos & Media

Lectures and Presentations

  • To improve research in ACHD you might need a PRO
    Invited Talk, Baltimore, Maryland (02/01/2019)
    Johns Hopkins University
  • Mechanical circulatory support in ACHD
    Invited Talk, ACTION Learning Network Educational Meeting, Cincinnati, Ohio (12/01/2018)
  • Pulmonary vasodilator therapy in Fontan
    Invited Talk, Gilead National Meeting, San Francisco, California (07/01/2015)

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