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Scott D. Jerome, DO, F.A.C.C., F.A.S.N.C., F.S.C.C.T.

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Additional Title:

Director, Ambulatory Services and Outreach Cardiology Co Director, Sports Cardiology


Paca-Pratt, 7-N-123 Charles O. Fisher Building, 193 Stoner Ave., suite 350, Westminster, Md. 21157

Phone (Primary):

(410) 876-0086

Education and Training


1977-1981: B.S., Alderson Broaddus College, Philippi, West Virginia

1984-1988: D.O., West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Post Graduate Education and Training

1988-1989: General Medical Rotating Internship, Grandview Hospital, Dayton, Ohio

1989-1991: Medical Residency, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

1990-1991: Assistant Chief Medical Resident, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

1991-1992: Chief Medical Resident, Sinai Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland

1992-1995: Cardiology Fellowship, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan


Dr. Jerome is a board certified cardiologist who holds board certifications in nuclear cardiology and cardiac computed tomography. (CT), thus specializing in general and nuclear cardiology as well as cardiac CT. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology, American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, and the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography. Dr. Jerome also serves on multiple committees of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography and the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology. In addition, he serves as President of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Nuclear/Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and also sits on their research committee. He serves on editorial boards, is a reviewer for multiple journals and has published numerous papers.

He is the Director of the Ambulatory Services and Outreach Cardiology for the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and is responsible for operations and oversight of the outpatient cardiology. He has an active clinical practice in both the outpatient and inpatient setting.  Dr. Jerome's clinical specialties include cardiac imaging, general, preventative and sports cardiology. Research interests of his focus on both cardiac prevention and imaging. He is presently the primary investigator of multiple studies.

Dr. Jerome is highly involved in Medical Informatics and the development and advancement of electronic medical records.

As President of The Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Nuclear/PET Division he is responsible for the certification of Cardiac Imaging facilities.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Nuclear Cardiology, Computed Tomography, Cardiac PET, Sports Cardiology, Preventative Cardiology, General Cardiology, Intersocietal Accreditation Commission, Electronic Medical Records

Highlighted Publications

It's about time we think about lowering radiation dose in obese patients too.

Kim DA, Farrell MB, Jerome SD.
J Nucl Cardiol. 2016 Aug 19. [Epub ahead of print] No abstract available.

Nationwide Laboratory Adherence to Myocardial Perfusion Imaging Radiation Dose Reduction Practices: A Report From the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Data Repository.

Jerome SD, Tilkemeier PL, Farrell MB, Shaw LJ.
JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Oct;8(10):1170-6. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.07.008. Epub 2015 Sep 9.

Patient-centered imaging: shared decision making for cardiac imaging procedures with exposure to ionizing radiation.

Einstein AJ, Berman DS, Min JK, Hendel RC, Gerber TC, Carr JJ, Cerqueira MD, Cullom SJ, DeKemp R, Dickert NW, Dorbala S, Fazel R, Garcia EV, Gibbons RJ, Halliburton SS, Hausleiter J, Heller GV, Jerome S, Lesser JR, Raff GL, Tilkemeier P, Williams KA, Shaw LJ.
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 22;63(15):1480-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.10.092. Epub 2014 Feb 13. Review.

Current worldwide nuclear cardiology practices and radiation exposure: results from the 65 country IAEA Nuclear Cardiology Protocols Cross-Sectional Study (INCAPS).

Einstein AJ, Pascual TN, Mercuri M, Karthikeyan G, Vitola JV, Mahmarian JJ, Better N, Bouyoucef SE, Hee-Seung Bom H, Lele V, Magboo VP, Alexánderson E, Allam AH, Al-Mallah MH, Flotats A, Jerome S, Kaufmann PA, Luxenburg O, Shaw LJ, Underwood SR, Rehani MM, Kashyap R, Paez D, Dondi M; INCAPS Investigators Group.
Eur Heart J. 2015 Jul 7;36(26):1689-96. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehv117. Epub 2015 Apr 21.

How Do Noninvasive Imaging Facilities Perceive the Accreditation Process? Results of an Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Survey.

Manning WJ, Farrell MB, Bezold LI, Choi JY, Cockroft KM, Gornik HL, Jerome SD, Katanick SL, Heller GV.
Clin Cardiol. 2015 Jul;38(7):401-6. doi: 10.1002/clc.22408. Epub 2015 Jun 13.

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