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John A. Kastor

John A. Kastor M.D.

Academic Title: Professor Emeritus
Primary Appointment: Medicine
Location: 110 S. Paca Street, 2N-139
Phone: (410) 328-6727
Phone: (410) 276-5815
Fax: (410) 328-8087

Personal History:

John A. Kastor (A.B. with honors, University of Pennsylvania, M.D., New York University), is Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. He trained in internal medicine at Bellevue and New York University (now Tisch) hospitals and in cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital, where he was appointed to the staff and to the faculty of the Harvard Medical School. From 1969 to 1983, he worked at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where he became Professor of Medicine in 1976 and Chief of the Cardiovascular Division in 1977. From 1984 to 1997, Dr. Kastor was Theodore E. Woodward Professor of Medicine and Chairman of the Department of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Chief of the Medical Service at the University of Maryland Hospital.

Research Interests:

Governance and organization of medical centers. Mechanisms, diagnosis and management of cardiac arrhythmias. Dr. Kastor is the editor of the Health Policy section of The Pharos. He consults with academic medical centers, medical schools, and teaching hospitals about governance, organization, and related topics.

Clinical Speciality:

  • Cardiology
  • Arrhythmias
  • Clinical electrophysiology