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Andrew R. Delapenha, MD, MPH

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Assistant Professor


419 W. Redwood Street, Suite 620, Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone (Primary):

(667) 214-1500


(410) 328-3577

Education and Training

Undergraduate: Cornell University, BS, Human Biology, Health & Society, 2006-2010

Graduate School: Columbia University, MPH, Concerntration in Health Policy, 2010-2012

Medical School: University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD, 2012-2016

Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Maryland Medical Center & Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 2016-2019

Board Certification: Internal Medicine 


Following residency, Dr. Delapenha spent 2 years working as a hospitalist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center before joining the faculty at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 2022. He currently works as a primary care physician predominately seeing patients in clinic and will occasionally care for hospitalized patients. He also spends time teaching residents in the outpatient and inpatient setting. Dr. Delapenha is invested in building strong relationships with his patients to serve as their health advocate and help them make informed choices about their health.    

Dr. Delapenha has a strong interest in transitions of care, population health and healthcare access. He is also interested in helping to improve diversity, equity and inclusion within the field of medicine. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Transitions of Care, Population Health, Healthcare Access, Health Disparities, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Highlighted Publications

Retener, N., Delapenha, A. (2017). Primer on the Healthcare System. In: R. Habicht and M. Gulati, ed., Hospital Medicine: Perspectives, Practices and Professional Development. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature, pp. 1-9.

Losonczy, L., Delapenha, A., Dixon, R. Severe Spinal Stenosis as a Cause of Froin’s Syndrome in a Critically Ill Patient. American Thoracic Society 2017 International Conference, Washington, DC, May 2017. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2017; 195:A2020.

Delapenha, A., Kisuule, F., Martin, S., Barrett, E. Embedding Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice in Hospital Medicine: A Road Map for Success. The Hospitalist; 2021 Sep; 25(9): 8-9.