Daniel Isaac Ambinder, MD

Daniel Isaac Ambinder, MD

Interventional Cardiology

Daniel Isaac Ambinder, MD

UM St. Joseph Medical Group

Languages: English

Gender: Male


University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Group Cardiovascular Care at Towson 101

7505 Osler Drive
Suite 101
Towson, MD 21204
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PH: 410-427-2580

FAX: 410-427-2287

About Me

Dr. Ambinder is an interventional/structural cardiologist. He specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of various conditions, including:

  • Angina
  • Aortic stenosis
  • Atrial septal defects
  • Bifurcation blockage
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Coronary aneurysm
  • Heart attack
  • Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
  • Ischemic cardiomyopathy
  • Mitral valve stenosis
  • Mitral valve regurgitation 
  • Patent foramen ovale

Treatments and services Dr. Ambinder specializes in include:

  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Atherectomy
  • Balloon mitral valvotomy
  • Coronary artery atherectomy
  • Coronary balloon angioplasty (PTCA)
  • Coronary intervention
  • Endovascular patent foramen ovale (PFO) closure
  • Fractional flow reserve (FFR) determination
  • Heart imaging
  • Heart valve disease – percutaneous interventions
  • Intra-aortic balloon pumping
  • Percutaneous valve treatment
  • Pericardiocentesis
  • Rotational atherectomy
  • Stents
  • Left atrial appendage (LAA) closure (Watchman)
  • Transcatheter edge-to-edge repair (TEER), or MitraClip

Dr. Ambinder is the co-founder of the cardiovascular education website CardioNerds (www.cardionerds.com).

A University of Maryland School of Medicine graduate, Dr. Ambinder has won several prestigious awards during his career, including the 2022 Top Principal Investigator Award from the Heart Failure Collaboratory and Heart Failure Society of America. He was also the recipient of the 2021 Wenger Award for Excellence in Medical Innovation. Other notable awards he has won include:

  • 2019 Fellow Teaching Award (Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center)
  • 2018 Department of Medicine Fellow’s Teaching Award (The Johns Hopkins Hospital)
  • 2018 Critical Care Physician Assistant Training Program Fellow Teaching Award (The Johns Hopkins Hospital)