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Jonathan Chow, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program Director


UMMC, S11D20

Phone (Primary):

(410) 328-4946


(410) 328-0546

Education and Training


2004-2008: B.A., Psychology, Williams College

2008-2012: M.D., Albany Medical College

Post Graduate Training

2012-2013: Internship, University of Rochester, Strong Memorial Hospital

2013-2016: Residency, Anesthesiology, University of Maryland Medical Center

2015-2016: Chief Resident, Anesthesiology, University of Maryland Medical Center

2016-2017: Fellowship, Critical Care Anesthesiology, George Washington University Hospital

Professional Appointments

2017-Present:  Assistant Professor, Anesthesiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD


Dr. Chow received his doctor of medicine degree from Albany Medical College in Albany, New York.  He completed his Anesthesiology residency at the University of Maryland Medical Center in 2016, and then subsequently pursued a fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at George Washington University from 2016-2017.  He is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and has additional subspeciality certification in Critical Care Medicine.

In 2017, Dr. Chow joined the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine as an Assistant Professor.  He currently works as an anesthesiologist and critical care physician in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, and also specializes in liver transplant anesthesiology.

His research interests include the use of novel treatment methods for vasoplegic and septic shock, as well as trans-thoracic ultrasound, thromboelastography, and damage control resuscitation.

Highlighted Publications

1. Evans A, McCurdy MT, Weiner M, Zaku B, and Chow JH.  Use of Angiotensin II for Post Cardiopulmonary Bypass Vasoplegic Syndrome.  Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 2018 (in-press)

2. Chow JH, Galvagno SM, Tanaka KA, Mazzeffi MA, Chancer Z, Henderson R, McCurdy MT.  When All Else Fails: Novel use of Angiotensin for Vasodilatory Shock.  Anesthesia and Analgesia Practice.  2018.

3. Chow JH, Khanna, A.  Life After Angiotensin II.  Chest Physician. 2018

4. Henderson, R, Chow JH, Tanaka KA. A Bridge to Bloodless Surgery: Use of Hemoglobin-based Oxygen Carrier for Anemia Treatment and Autologous Blood Preservation during Redo Pulmonic Valve Replacement. Journal of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia. 2018.

5. Deshpande SP, Chow JH, Odonkor P, Griffith B, Carr SR.  Misadventures of a Pigtail –Accidental Insertion of a Chest Tube into the Left Atrium during Interventional Radiology Guided Placement.  Anesthesia and Analgesia Practice.  2018.

6. Tanaka KA, Mazzeffi MA, Chow JH.  Transfusion of Aged Red Blood Cells in Liver Transplantation - Et tu, Brute?.  Anesthesia and Analgesia.  2018.

7. Chow JH, Mazzeffi MA, Tanaka KA.  Teaching an Old Dog New TRICS: Re-evaluating Transfusion Triggers in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery.  Journal of Thoracic Disease.  2018.

8. Chow JH, Lee K, Abuelkasem E, Udekwu OR, Tanaka KA.  Coagulation Management During Liver Transplantation: Use of Fibrinogen Concentrate, Recombinant Activated Factor VII, Prothrombin Complex Concentrate, and Antifibrinolytics.  Seminars in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia.  2017 Nov.

9. Chow JH and Galvagno S, “Monitoring”, Pocket ICU 2nd edition, Frendl G & Urman R (eds.), Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins, 2016. 


Research Interests

Septic shock, regional and trans-thoracic ultrasound, massive transfusion, damage control resuscitation, thromboelastography, pre-hospital aeromedical transport.

Clinical Specialty Details

Liver transplant Anesthesiology

Critical Care Medicine