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Stephen R. Shorofsky

Stephen R. Shorofsky M.D., Ph.D.

Academic Title: Professor
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Additional Title(s): Director, Clinical Electrophysiology Program,
Location: UMMC, N3W77
Phone: (410) 328-6056
Fax: (410) 328-2062

Personal History:


  • BS, Brown University, Providence, RI
  • MD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • PhD, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
  • Residency, Internal Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
  • Fellowship, Cardiology, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL

Before coming to the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1993, Dr. Shorofsky was a member of the cardiology faculty at the University of Chicago School of Medicine.

Research Interests:

Dr. Shorofsky’s research interests include mechanisms of defibrillation, new technology for the diagnosis and management of arrhythmias, new antiarrhythmic medications, diaphragmatic pacing for central sleep apnea, imaging modalities in combination with ablation for the management of ventricular tachycardia, and atrial fibrillation.

Clinical Speciality:

  • Clinical Electrophysiology

Dr. Shorofsky’s training is in both cellular and clinical electrophysiology. He specializes in the management and treatment of all arrhythmias, as well as conditions such as syncope and heart palpitations. His responsibilities include consultative services, drug management, diagnostic studies, and ablative procedures to eliminate unwanted arrhythmias. He is part of a team that manages device therapies including implantation of pacemakers and defibrillators and their extraction when necessary.