Glenn Robert Meininger, MD| Electrophysiology | MedStar Health

Glenn Robert Meininger, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (528 reviews)

Specialities: Electrophysiology

Languages: English

410-554-5747

About me

Cardiac Electrophysiologist Glenn Meininger, MD, is the Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology Services for the Baltimore region of the MedStar Heart & Vascular Institute. He is board certified in cardiac electrophysiology, cardiovascular disease, and internal medicine.

Dr. Meininger specializes in treating patients with heart rhythm disorders, or arrhythmia, and helps people manage arrhythmia using a variety of techniques, including catheter ablation, electrophysiology testing, pacemakers, defibrillators, medication, and lifestyle changes. Because heart-rhythm disorders often involve a number of contributing health factors, he takes the time to understand the cause of the problem, so he can recommend a treatment plan that addresses all health concerns a plan that improves his patients' quality of life.

With a degree in mechanical engineering, Dr. Meininger believes there's a natural overlap between engineering and the structure of the heart, which he sees as a sophisticated pump with an electrical regulator. He chose a career in medicine because it allowed him to focus on people, and he values the ability to make a positive difference in his patients' lives.

As a clinical assistant professor at the University of Maryland, he teaches medical students and residents in electrocardiography and arrhythmia interpretation. He participates in numerous studies in arrhythmia management and treatment and has contributed to more than 30 articles in leading medical journals. He is a member of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Rhythm Society.

A former collegiate soccer player, Dr. Meininger enjoys participating in triathlons and watching his five children play sports.

Dr. Meininger practices at the locations below:

  • MedStar Union Memorial Hospital – Johnston Professional Building, Suite 650.
    • P 410-554-6727 
    • F 410-554-2044
  • MedStar Health Cardiology at Dorsey Hall in Ellicott City, Suite 308.
  • MedStar Medical Group Cardiology at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, Suite 209.

Clinical areas of focus

  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Heart Racing
  • Implantable Defibrillator
  • Pacemaker
  • Palpitations
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia
  • Watchman Device Implantation
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Abnormal Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Anomalous Atrioventricular Excitation
  • Arrhythmias During Pregnancy
  • Arrhythmias In Adults With Congenital Heart Diseases
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Atrial Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Block
  • Atrioventricular Nodal Reentrant Tachycardia
  • Atrioventricular Reentrant Tachycardia
  • Bradycardia
  • Brugada Syndrome
  • Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Cardiac Channelopathies
  • Cardiac Conduction Defects
  • Cardiac Device Infection
  • Cardiac Device Malfunction
  • Cardiac Sarcoidosis
  • Catecholaminergic Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Complete Atrioventricular Block
  • Complex Arrhythmia
  • Conduction Defects
  • Familial Arrhythmias
  • Family History Of Sudden Cardiac Death
  • First Degree Heart Block
  • Heart Racing
  • Lead Malfunction
  • Left Bundle Branch Block
  • Long Qt Syndrome
  • Lown Ganong Levine Syndrome
  • Pacemaker Infection
  • Pacemaker Malfunction
  • Palpitations
  • Paroxysmal Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Tachycardia
  • Paroxysmal Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Polymorphic Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Postural Tachycardia Syndrome
  • Pre Excitation Syndrome
  • Premature Atrial Contraction
  • Premature Beats
  • Premature Ventricular Contractions
  • Presyncope
  • Right Bundle Branch Block
  • Short Qt Syndrome
  • Sick Sinus Syndrome
  • Sinoatrial Node Dysfunction
  • Sinus Node Dysfunction
  • Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Syncope
  • Tachycardia
  • Tachycardia Bradycardia Syndrome
  • Trifascicular Block
  • Type 1 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Type 2 Second Degree Heart Block
  • Vasovagal Syncope
  • Ventricular Arrhythmia
  • Ventricular Fibrillation
  • Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Wolff-Parkinson-White Syndrome
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Procedures I perform

  • 4D Flow Mri
  • Ablation Arrhythmogenic Focus
  • Ablation Av Node
  • Ablation For Supraventricular Tachycardia
  • Ablation For Ventricular Tachycardia
  • Atrial Fibrillation Ablation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Cryoablation
  • Atrial Fibrillation Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Cardiac Ablation
  • Cardiac Contractility Modulation (CCM)
  • Cardiac Device Implant
  • Cardiac Devices
  • Cardiac Implantable Device Replacement
  • Cardiac Mapping
  • Cardioversion
  • Convergent Procedure
  • Defibrillator Malfunction
  • Holter Monitor
  • Implantable Cardiac Monitor Procedure
  • Implantable Defibrillator
  • Intracardiac Catheter Ablation
  • Intravenous Lead Extraction
  • Lariat Procedure
  • Laser Lead Extraction
  • Lead Extraction
  • Loop Recorder
  • Pacemaker
  • Pacemaker And Icd Interrogation
  • Pacemaker Placement
  • Pulmonary Vein Isolation
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
  • Remote Cardiac Device Monitoring
  • Replacement Of Defibrillator
  • Resynchronization Therapy
  • Tilt Table Test
  • Transvenous Lead Extraction
  • Watchman Device Implantation
  • Wearable Defibrillator
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Practice locations

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9501 Old Annapolis Road
Suite 308
Ellicott City, MD, 21042

410-554-6727

Fax 410-554-2044

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3333 North Calvert Street
Johnston Professional Bldg Ste 650
Baltimore, MD, 21218

410-554-6727

Fax 410-554-2044

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9105 Franklin Square Drive
Suite 209
Baltimore, MD, 21237

410-554-6727

Fax 410-554-2044

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Fax 410-554-2044

Insurance

MedStar Medical Group accepts most major health insurance plans. If you are uncertain as to whether your individual health insurance plan is accepted at MedStar Medical Group, please call your insurance company.

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Innovations: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Open POS II
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Open EPO Plus
    • Opoen HMO Option
    • Open HMO
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA/HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Blue Choice Advantage & Healthy Blue (HMO, POS)
    • BlueChoice Open Access
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Open Access
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • CFBSBC Blue Preferred PPO
    • Choice Fund PPO
    • PPO and PPO Plus
    • CIGNA EPO
    • POS OA & OA Plus
    • Network OA
    • CIGNA HMO Open Access (OA)
    • United Healthcare Compass (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Navigate
    • Optimum Choice
    • United Healthcare Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice
    • OneNet PPO, Inc.
    • United Healthcare Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO, GEHA, Compass Rose)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund) Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • First Health PPO
    • CFBCBS Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Tricare Extra (Indemnity)
    • Aetna Worker's Compensation Network
    • CFBCBS BlueChoice HMO
    • CFBCBS (NCA) Indemnity
    • MedStar Medicare Choice
    • Tricare for Life (Medicare Supplemental Plan)
    • CIGNA POS/Network POS
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • United Healthcare Select Plus (POS)
    • CIGNA HMO & Network (HMO)
    • United Healthcare Choice Plus
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Federal Employee Program (Std. & Basic PPO)
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA
    • MedStar Select (MedStar Associates' Plan)
    • CIGNA Indemnity
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Aetna USAccess (POS)
    • Mamsi Life & Health (Indem./PPO)
    • Tricare Standard
    • M.D. IPA Preferred (POS)
    • Tricare Prime
    • CFBCBS Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • M.D. IPA (HMO)
    • CFBCBS Blue Choice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • FIRST HEALTH
    • United Student Resources
    • United Healthcare Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO

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Education

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2005)

Fellowship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2003)

Residency Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (2000)

Internship Program: Johns Hopkins Hospital (1997)

Medical School: John Hopkins Univ School of Med (1997)

Awards

  • Baltimore Magazine Top Doc 2018 & 2019

News and publications

Baltimore magazine Top Doc 2018-2020

AI May Detect AFib in Just 10 Seconds

Ratings and reviews

  • Provider explained things understandably

    4.9
  • Provider listened carefully

    4.9
  • Provider knew medical history

    4.9
  • Provider showed respect

    4.9
  • Provider spent enough time with patient

    4.9
  • Nov 30, 2022

    Always thorough. Always compassionate. Always professional. Very human

  • Nov 28, 2022

    Always a great advisor and listener

  • Nov 23, 2022

    This was my first visit with Dr. Meininger. He was highly recommended to me by my sister-in-law. I could not have been more pleased!