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James Gammie, MD

  • Professor of Surgery

  • Chief, Cardiac Surgery

James Gammie, MD


  • Cardiac Surgery

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

About James Gammie, MD

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Dr. Gammie, an expert in mitral valve repair, is a Professor of Surgery and Chief of Cardiac Surgery at the University of Maryland. To make an appointment with Dr. Gammie, call 410-328-5842

He joined the University of Maryland Heart Center from the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, where he was an assistant professor of cardiothoracic surgery and surgical director of cardiac transplantation and mechanical circulatory support. He received his medical degree from the University of Massachusetts Medical School. He completed his general surgery residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he also completed a research fellowship in the Divisions of cellular therapeutics and cardiothoracic surgery.

His clinical and research interests include mitral valve repair, beating heart mitral valve repair, surgical treatment of infective endocarditis, and surgical ablation of atrial fibrillation. Special interests include aortic valve bypass surgery, heart and lung transplantation, and cryoprobes and microwave technology.

Dr. Gammie was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Cardiac Surgery: Mitral Valve/Aortic Valve/Coronary Artery Bypass by Baltimore magazine in 2016.

Read Dr. Gammie's publications on PubMed.

Gender: Male

Language(s): French


  • UM Prince George's Hospital Center

  • UM St. Joseph Medical Center

  • University of Maryland Medical Center

  • Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.


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419 West Redwood Street
Suite 300
Baltimore, MD 21201
Get Directions

PH: 410-328-5842

PH: 410-328-5842

FAX: 410-328-2750