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Gedion Atnafu, MD

Academic Title:

Clinical Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:




Phone (Primary):



(410) 328-3494

Education and Training

Medical School:                                   

Sept. 1983 – August 1989: Degree of Doctor of Medicine, Addis AbabaUniversity, Gondar College of Medical Science’s, Gondar, Ethiopia.


July 2000 – June 2003: Internal Medicine,  [Assistant Chief Resident (July 2002-June 2003)], St. John’s Episcopal Hospital (SJEH), Far Rockaway, New York.

January 1994 – Sept. 1996: General Surgery, Addis AbabaUniversity, Black Lion Medical Faculty, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.


July 2003 – June 2005: Infectious Disease, State University of New York, UpstateMedicalUniversity, Syracuse, New York


Dr. Gedion Atnafu, MD is a board certified internist in Bowie, Maryland. He is currently licensed to practice medicine in Maryland. He is affiliated with University of Maryland Baltimore Washington Medical Center, Bon Secours Baltimore Health System, and University of Maryland Medical Center.

Highlighted Publications

Annual Research Conference of Armed Forces Health Professionals. September 1993.

Atnafu G.Tetanus in Patients with Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis in AFGH. Atypical Presentation or Questionable Potency of the Vaccines?  Case Presentation:  Annual Research Conference of Armed Health Professionals. Jan/1995

Atnafu G, Hinto A.Hyperkalemia in End Stage Renal Failure [ESRD] Patients on Angiotensin Converting Enzymes [ACEI]. Research project for third year residency training. SUNY Downstate Poster presentation, May 2002

G Atnafu, D Blair Renal function improvement in HIV infected patients on HAART in correlation to the change in CD4 count. Poster presentation: IDSA Annual Conference, Boston Oct. 2004.

G Atnafu H1N1 Prevention Strategies for Jessup Correctional Institute. July 2007

Awards and Affiliations

Physician of the year 2010 and 2011, Bon Scours Hospital, Baltimore, MD