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Shmuel Shoham, M.D.

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Associate Professor of Medicine


Languages: English, Hebrew

Expertise: Infection Management in Compromised Hosts, Infections in Organ Transplants, Infectious Disease

Research Interests: invasive fungal infections; respiratory viral infections in immunocompromised patients; antibiotic resistant infections in immunocompromised patients

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Johns Hopkins Rockland Physician Practice and Research Group
Appointment Phone: 443-287-6217

10751 Falls Road
Falls Concourse Suite 412
Lutherville, MD 21093 map
Phone: 443-287-6217
Fax: 410-614-0714

The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Appointment Phone: 443-287-6217

600 N. Wolfe Street
Carnegie 346
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 443-287-6217
Fax: 410-614-0714


Shmuel Shoham, M.D. is Associate Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Associate Director of the Transplant and Oncology Infectious Diseases program at that institution.

Dr. Shoham has over 20 years of experience in management of patients with invasive infections, and is the author or co-author of over 100 original articles, book chapters and topic reviews. He is a nationally recognized expert in infectious diseases of immunocompromised patients and his research explores diagnosis, prevention and treatment of infections in such patients. Dr. Shoham serves as a reviewer and expert consultant to multiple journals, professional societies, hospitals and government agencies in the US and numerous countries abroad.

He is a member of professional guideline committees for the American Society of Transplantation (AST), the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer/Invasive Fungal Infections Cooperative Group and Infectious Diseases Mycoses Study Group (EORTC/MSG) and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Dr. Shoham is the recipient of numerous awards including the American College of Physicians' (Washington, DC Chapter) laureate award, their highest honor.

Dr. Shoham received his medical degree from Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia, PA) and medical residency and infectious diseases fellowship training at Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA). more


  • Associate Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD, Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (1994)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine / Infectious Disease (2000)

Research & Publications

Contact for Research Inquiries

1830 East Monument Street
Room 447
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-614-6431

Activities & Honors


  • Young Investigator Award, Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society, 2000
  • Award for Clinical Excellence, Massachusetts Infectious Disease Society, 2001
  • Leadership Award, Washington DC Chapter of the American College of Physicians, 2011
  • Outstanding Clinical Educator, Washington Hospital Center Department of Medicine, 2006
  • The American College of Physicians Laureate Award, ACP, 2015

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