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Mark D. Kelemen M.D., M.P.H.

Academic Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Additional Title(s): Associate Chief, Division of Cardiology and Director of Clinical Cardiology
Location: 419 W. Redwood Suite 550
Phone: (410) 328-7877
Fax: (410) 328-8225

Research Interests:

Dr. Kelemen is a clinical, non-invasive cardiologist with research interests in cardiac CT angiography, non-invasive vascular imaging and clinical trials in patients with ischemic heart disease. He recently served as the interim Chief of the section. He is responsible for the clinical activity in the Division of Cardiology at the School of Medicine, including the inpatient and consultation services at the University of Maryland Medical Center and the outpatient practice at the Cardiac Ambulatory Center at 419 W. Redwood St. He has a private practice of Cardiology, specializing in second opinions in clinical cardiology, evaluation and management of valvular heart diseases (specifically evaluation for mitral valve repair and aortic valve bypass), management of ischemic heart disease, and the evaluation of young athletes. He serves as the Team Cardiologist for the University of Maryland Athletic Department.

Dr. Kelemen also is involved in two large projects for the University of Maryland Medical Center and the Medical System. He serves on the project steering committees for the health IT transformation of the School and Medical System and leads a project on the optimization of the electronic health record at the Medical Center. He also serves on the project steering committee for the development of a new Ambulatory Center and will direct the Heart and Vascular clinical neighborhood in the new building.


Stewart KJ, Sung J, Fleg JL, Kelemen MD, Turner KA, Bacher A, Dobrosielski D, DeRegis J, Silber H, Shapiro E, Ouyang P. Exaggerated exercise blood pressure is related to impaired endothelial vasodilator function. American Journal of Hypertension 2004:17:314-320.

Ouyang P, Sung J, Kelemen MD, Hees, P, DeRegis J, Turner K, Bacher A, Stewart K. Relationships of Insulin Sensitivity with Fatness and Fitness in Older Men and Women.  Journal of Women’s Health. 2004:13:177-185.

White Cs, Kuo D, Kelemen MD, Jain V, Musk A, Zaidi E, Read K, Sliker C and R Prasad. Chest Pain Evaluation in the Emergency Department: Can MDCT Provide a Comprehensive Evaluation? AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005; 185:533-540.

Kelemen MD.  Angina Pectoris: Evaluation in the Office. Med Clin N Am 2006:90:391-416.

Sura AC, Kelemen MD. Early Management of ST-segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction. Cardiol Clin 2006;24:37-51.

Vesely MR, Kelemen MD. Cardiac Risk Assessment:  Matching Intensity of Therapy to Risk. Cardiol Clin 2006;24:67-78.

Schulman SP, Becker LC, Kass DA, Champion HC, Terrin ML, Forman S, Ernst KV, Kelemen MD, Townsend SN, Capriotti A, Hare JM, Gerstenblith G.  L-arginine therapy n acute myocardial infarction. The Vascular Interaction with Age in Myocardial Infarction (VINTAGE MI) Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA 2006:295:58-64.

Kelemen MD, Vaidya D, Livengood S, Waters DD, Howard BV, Cobb F, Younes N, Triputti M, Ouyang P. Hormone Therapy and Antioxidant Vitamins Do Not Improve Endothelial Vasodilator Function in Postmenopausal Women with Established Coronary Artery Disease: Asubstudy of the Women’s Angiographic Vitamin and Estrogen (WAVE) Trial. Atherosclerosis 2005:179(1): 193:200.

St. John M, Kelemen MD. Pericardial Disease. The Johns Hopkins Internal Medicine Board Review. Miller RG, Ashar BH, Sisson SD, eds. Mosby 2004

Mattu A, Kelemen MD, eds. Emergency Cardiac Care: from ED to CCU. Cardiology Clinics of North America. Volume 24, No. 1. Elsevier Saunders, 2006.

Weir MR, Hanes DS, Kelemen MD. Contemporary Diagnosis and Management of Cardiorenal Diseases. Associates in Medical Marketing, 2006 (in press).