James Gammie, MD
Professor of Surgery
Chief, Cardiac Surgery
About James Gammie, MDToggle accordion item
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.
UM Prince George's Hospital Center
UM Laurel Regional Hospital
UM St. Joseph Medical Center
University of Maryland Medical Center
Member of UM Faculty Physicians, Inc.
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University of Massachusetts Medical School, 1990
UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1995
UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Cardiothoracic Surgery, 1999
UPMC-University of Pittsburgh Medical Center - Surgery, Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery, 1999
American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery, 2008