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Marc T. Zubrow

Marc T. Zubrow M.D., FACP, FCCP, FCCM

Academic Title: Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Additional Title(s): Vice President, Telemedicine
Location: 110 S. Paca St., Suite 5-N-162
Phone: 410-328-4833
Fax: 410-328-8522
Cell: 302-547-6678

Personal History:

Dr. Zubrow comes to the University of Maryland Medical School with 30 years of experience practicing pulmonary and critical care medicine. Additionally he has developed and managed multiple critical care and intensivist programs in a variety of hospital settings. For the last 7 years, Dr. Zubrow has developed and managed the tele-ICU program at the Christiana Care Health System. This nationally known program has also provided tele-ICU support to 6 rural Maryland hospitals, collectively know as the Maryland eCare. The highly successful program was the first in the country to use local CPOE systems, receive financial support from a private insurer, and a variety of other innovations.

As Vice President for Telemedicne, Dr. Zubrow will be implementing a tele-ICU program throughout the University of Maryland Medical System. He will also assist in the development of other telemedicine initiatives.

Research Interests:

Areas of research interest include: telemedicine, particularly tele-ICU, patient monitoring and the early detection of the acutely ill and/or deteriorating patient.

Clinical Speciality:

  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine


  1. Wallace HW, Asher WJ, Zubrow MT, et al: Liquid Membrane Oxygenator. J Thoracic Cardiovascular Surg 1973; 66: 887-893
  2. Zubrow MT: Grand Rounds, A CPC: A Young Male with Advanced Emphysema. Delaware Medical Journal 1989; 61: 329-333
  3. Krall SP, Zubrow MT, Silverman ME: Success in Using Non-Invasive Mechanical Ventilation is Predicted by Patient Pathophysiology: A Retrospective Review of 110 Patients. Delaware Medical Journal 1999; Vol 71 No 5, p 213-217.
  4. Mendelsohn MJ, Buchsbaum MS, Zubrow MT: A Massive Zinc Chloride Ingestion. Journal of Toxicology, Clinical Toxicology; Vol 35, no 5, 1997, p 523
  5. Critical Care delivery in the intensive care unit: Defining clinical roles and the best practice model: National Guideline Clearing house; August 2004.
  6. Zubrow MT, Sweeney TA, Fulda GJ, Seckel MA, Ellicott AC, Mahoney DD, Fasano-Pietrazak PM, Farraj MB: Improving Care of the Sepsis Patient. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety Vol 34, No 4, 2008, p187-191
  7. Farley H, Zubrow MT, et al: Emergency Department Tachypnea Predicts Transfer to a Higher Level of Care in the First 24 Hours After ED Admission. Academic Emergency Medicine 2010; Vol 17, No 7, p 718-722.
  8. Coletti C, Elliott D, Zubrow MT. Resident Perceptions of an Integrated Remote ICU Monitoring System. Telemedicine and e-Health, October 2010, Vol 16, No 8.
  9. Bhalala U, Bonafide C, Coletti C, Rathmanner P, Nadkarni V, Berg R, Witzke A, Kasprzak M, Zubrow, MT. Antecedent bradycardia and in-hospital cardiopulmonary arrest mortality in telemetry-monitored patients outside the ICU. Resuscitation 83 (2012) 1106– 1110
  10. Chad Cannon, M.D., University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, KS; Chris Holthaus, M.D., Washington University, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO; Marc T. Zubrow, M.D., et al. Christiana Care Health System, Newark, DE; “The GENESIS Project (GENeralized Early Sepsis Intervention Strategies): A Multicenter Quality Improvement Collaborative” to the Journal of Intensive Care Medicine.  Online First Version of Record - Aug 17, 2012
  11. Drees M, Kanapathippillai N, Zubrow MT: Bandemia with Normal White Blood Cell Counts Associated with Infection. American Journal of Medicine, 2012; 125, 1124.e9-1124.e15.
  12. Bhalala US, Bonafide CP, Coletti CM, Rathmanner PE, Nadkarni VM, Berg RA, Witzke AK, Kasprzak MS, Zubrow MT. Correlations between first documented cardiac rhythms and preceding telemetry in patients with code blue events. Journal of Hospital Medicine In press, 2013.