Taussig College Faculty Biographies

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Sammy Zakaria

Instructor, Department of Medicine - Cardiology

Sammy Zakaria grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, and went to the Pennsylvania State University prior to attending Jefferson Medical College. After graduating medical school, he continued residency training in Internal Medicine at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, and he remained there for one year as a faculty attending. He then moved to Baltimore, where he completed a cardiovascular disease fellowship in addition to a MPH at the University of Maryland. He then went on to a critical care fellowship at University of California San Francisco before he finally returned to Baltimore to take a faculty position at Johns Hopkins.