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Shelby Stewart, MD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Administrative Title:

Program Director, Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency & Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship

Additional Title:

Assistant Professor of Surgery


Baltimore, MD 21201

Phone (Primary):




Education and Training

The Georgia Institute of Technology, BS, Mechanical Engineering, 2002

Spelman College, BS, Applied Physical Science/Mathematics, 2002 

University of Michigan Medical School, Doctor of Medicine, 2008

Wayne State University, MS, Biomedical Engineering, 2008

Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Surgical Intern, 2008-2009

Albert Einstein Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Surgical Resident, 2009-2013

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellow, 2013-2015

Bringham and Women’s Hospital, Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Clinical Fellow, 2015-2016 

University of Maryland Medical System, Thoracic Surgery Assistant Professor of Surgery, 2016 - present


Dr. Shelby Stewart has a background in biomedical engineering and matriculated through the University of Michigan Medical School.  She completed residency in general surgery at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and subsequently completed a cardiothoracic residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.  Upon completing her cardiothoracic training, Dr. Stewart pursued additional training in minimally invasive thoracic surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. 

Research/Clinical Keywords

Robotic Surgery, Lung Cancer, Lung Nodules, Mediastinal Tumors , Esophageal Disease (Benign), Chest Wall Deformities, Malignant Pleural effusions, Pneumothorax, Esophageal Cancer, Thymic Cancer, Thymoma

Highlighted Publications

Stewart SJ, Wee JO. Antireflux Surgery and Larygnopharngeal Reflux. Curr Otorhinolaryngol Rep. 2016 Feb.

Bir CA, Resslar M, Stewart SJ. Skin Penetration Surrogate for the Evaluation of Less Lethal Kinetic Energy Munitions. Forensic Science International. 2012 March 220(1-3): 126-9.

Ortiz, Siddeswarrappa M, Stewart SJ, Khanmoradi K, Campos S, Zaki R. Negative Pressure Therapy May Delay Resolution of Urine Leaks. American Journal of Transplantation. 2011 Feb: 11(2):412.

Olson M, Grewal K, Bingaman A, Zaki R, Stewart SJ, Horton J, Araya V, Ortiz J. An International Survey of the Management of Patients with Hepatitis C Virus and End Stage Renal Disease. Exp Clin Transplant. 2009 Dec;7(4):203-13

Bir CA, Stewart SJ, Wihelm M. Skin Penetration Assessment for Less than Lethal Kinetic Energy Munitions. J Forensic Sci, Nov 2005, Vol 50. No 6

Stewart S, Wee JO, Sugarbaker DJ. “Surgical Procedures to Resect and Replace the Esophagus”. Maingots Abdominal Operations, 13ed. Pending