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Timothy J. Low, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 1979
  • Bachelor of Science in Zoology with Honors, University of Maryland College Park, 1975
  • Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine, 1995 to present
  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine (Life), 1988 to present
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support, 1979 to present
  • Maryland Physician License, 1979 to present


Dr. Timothy J. Low graduated from the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1979 and then served in the United States Army. He completed an Internship at Letterman Army Medical Center in San Francisco, CA in 1980 and then worked as a General Medical Officer at military facilities in Busan, South Korea from 1980-1982 and Fort Ord, CA from 1982-1983. After honorable discharge from the Army in 1983, Dr. Low completed an Internal Medicine Internship and Residency at Maryland General Hospital (now University of Maryland Mid-Town Campus) from 1984-1987 and a Critical Care Fellowship at the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (Shock Trauma) from 1987-1988. Since then, Dr. Low has worked as an Intensivist for various hospitals in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area and has held leadership positions such as the Intensive Care Director at Maryland General Hospital from 1992-1996.

Dr. Low currently works as a full-time Intensivist at Bon Secours Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where he serves as a Visiting Assistant Professor for the University of Maryland Medical Center and a member of the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee. Dr. Low enjoys performing procedures and teaching staff, students, patients, and families. His greatest satisfaction is when the entire medical staff works together to provide excellent care for every patient.

Dr. Low has been married for over 37 years and has five adult children. He enjoys playing chess and rock climbing. Dr. Low has served as a volunteer physician for Operation Heal Our Patriots, a program in Alaska run by Samaritan's Purse which gives wounded veterans and their spouses the opportunity for spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Ultrasound guided central venous access