Peter Jeffrey Sloane, MD| Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology | MedStar Health
Peter Jeffrey Sloane

Peter Jeffrey Sloane, MD
Provider is directly employed by MedStar Health

4.9 out of 5 (212 reviews)

Specialties: Sleep Medicine, Pulmonology

Languages: English


About me

Peter Jeffrey Sloane, MD is Chief of Pulmonary Medicine at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital (MUMH) and MedStar Good Samaritan Hospital (MGSH). He was named a Top Doctor in Baltimore magazine for Intensivists/Critical Care, Pulmonary in 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, and 2020. Dr. Sloane was a prior National Institute of Health National Research Service Award recipient and was awarded the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching at MedStar Union Memorial Hospital in 1993 and 2006. Dr. Sloane was a site investigator for the National Institutes of Health's "ARDSNet" (acute respiratory distress syndrome network). He is a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians and has contributed 15 peer-reviewed journal articles to the medical literature. He served as Chief of Staff at MUMH between 2008 and 2011 and was a member of the Board Directors at MUMH between 2008 and 2020.  

Clinical areas of focus

  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Conditions and procedures

Conditions I treat

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Airway Disorders
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Airway Scarring
  • Allergic Aspergillosis
  • Allergic Pneumonitis
  • Allergic Wheezing
  • Alpha 1 Antitrypsin Deficiency
  • Asbestos Lung
  • Aspiration Pneumonitis
  • Asthma
  • Asthmatic Bronchitis
  • Atelectasis
  • Autoimmune Pleuritis
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Bronchitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Lung Disease
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
  • Chronic Respiratory Failure
  • Cryptogenic Organizing Pneumonia
  • Diaphragmatic Disorders
  • Drug Induced Pulmonary Disease
  • Dyspnea On Exertion
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Exercise Intolerance
  • Hemoptysis
  • Hepatic Hydrothorax
  • Hypercarbia
  • Hypoventilation Syndrome
  • Hypoxia
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Laryngotracheitis
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Disease
  • Lung Infiltrate
  • Lung Mass
  • Mycobacterial Infection
  • Occupational Lung Injury
  • Pertussis
  • Pleural Diseases
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Thickening
  • Pleural Tuberculosis
  • Pleurisy
  • Pleuritic Pain
  • Pneumoconiosis
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis
  • Post Infectious Cough
  • Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Bullae
  • Pulmonary Complications Of Neurological Diseases
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis
  • Pulmonary Granuloma
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Infections
  • Pulmonary Nodule
  • Pulmonary Sarcoid
  • Radiation Pneumonitis
  • Reactive Airway Disease
  • Recurrent Lung Infections
  • Restrictive Lung Disease
  • Rheumatoid Lung
  • Shortness Of Breath (SOB)
  • Silicosis
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoker Cough
  • Stridor
  • Tobacco-Related Diseases
  • Tracheal Mass
  • Tracheal Stenosis
  • Tracheobronchitis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Wheezing
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Procedures I perform

  • Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure
  • Home Sleep Study
  • Lung Cancer Screening
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pulmonary And Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary Clearance For Surgery
  • Pulmonary Function Tests (PFT)
  • Pulmonary Therapy
  • Spirometry
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopy
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Practice locations

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5601 Loch Raven Boulevard
Smythe Ste 500
Baltimore, MD, 21239


Fax 443-444-1327

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

  • List of insurance plans we accept
    • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO Plans
    • Innovation Health: Open POS Plus
    • Innovation Health: Open POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice Open Access (POS)
    • Aetna Choice POS & Choice POS II
    • Innovation Health: POS Plus
    • Aetna Managed Choice (POS)
    • Innovation Health: POS
    • Aetna Open HMO/Open HMO Option/Open EPO Plus
    • Aetna HMO-Open Access/Select OA
    • Aetna HealthFund/Health Network Option OA
    • Innovation Health: HMO & EPO Plus
    • Aetna Select HMO/HealthFund/Health Network
    • Aetna HMO
    • Innovation Health: Open Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ Open Access (POS)
    • Innovation Health: Network Only Plus
    • Aetna Elect Choice/ EPO (Aetna Health Fund)
    • Employee Health Plan (EHP)
    • Cigna TotalCare (HMO D-SNP)
    • Cigna Preferred Medicare
    • Cigna Alliance Medicare (HMO) |
    • Cigna Achieve Medicare (HMO C-SNP)
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network (VA CCN)
    • United Medicare Advantage DSNP District of Columbia
    • United Student Resources
    • United Select Plus (POS)
    • United Select HMO - EPO/NPP
    • United Options (PPO) (includes Empire PPO)
    • United Golden Rule
    • United GEHA (for all other states) Compass Rose
    • D-SNP)
    • I-SNP
    • United Nursing Home Plan (C-SNP
    • United Erickson Advantage Plans
    • United Choice Plus
    • United Choice
    • United Mamsi Life & Health
    • United Core Essential (HMO)
    • United Navigate
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthy Families
    • MedStar Family Choice DC Healthcare Alliance
    • United MD IPA Preferred (POS)
    • United MD IPA (HMO)
    • Kaiser Permanente Signature-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Signature
    • Kaiser HMO Plus and DHMO Plus Member
    • Kaiser Select-Added Choice
    • Kaiser Select
    • Kaiser Medicare Plus
    • Kaiser Medicare Advantage Signature and Select
    • Kaiser Flexible Choice
    • HumanaChoice PPO
    • HumanaChoice Honor’s plan PPO
    • Health Services for Children with Special Needs (HSCSN)
    • Cigna True Choice Plus Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna True Choice Medicare (PPO)
    • Cigna POS/Network POS
    • Cigna Indemnity
    • Cigna POS Open Access & Open Access Plus
    • Cigna Network Open Access
    • Cigna HMO Open Access
    • Cigna PPO and PPO Plus
    • Cigna EPO
    • Cigna Choice Fund PPO
    • Beech Street PPO
    • Innovation Health: Indemnity
    • Aetna Traditional Choice (PPO)
    • Aetna Student Health Insurance
    • Aetna Signature Administrator PPO/TPA
    • Aetna Quality Point of Service (POS)
    • Innovation Health: PPO
    • Aetna Open Choice (PPO)
    • Cigna HMO & Network (HMO)
    • WellPoint Maryland - Maryland Health Choice
    • WellPoint Maryland
    • Virginia Premier
    • Veterans Affairs Community Care Network
    • UnitedHealthcare Individual Exchange Plans
    • United Community Plan - Maryland Health Choice Program
    • Uniformed Services Family Health Plan (USFHP)
    • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS) (PPO)
    • Priority Partners - Maryland Health Choice
    • Police and Fire Clinic
    • United Optimum Choice Preferred (POS) & OCI Direct (HMO)
    • United Optimum Choice
    • United Group Medicare Advantage Plans
    • United AARP Medicare Complete
    • Traditional Medicare Fee for Service
    • Medicaid - Virginia
    • Medicaid - Maryland
    • Medicaid - District of Columbia
    • Tricare for Life East
    • Tricare Reserve Select
    • Tricare East Select
    • Tricare East Prime
    • Maryland Point of Service Plan (MPOS)
    • HealthyBlue PPO
    • Federal Employee Program (Std/Basic PPO/Blue Focus)
    • CareFirst NASCO
    • CareFirst MedStar Select PPO
    • CareFirst MedStar PPO
    • CareFirst Maryland Indemnity or PPO
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage prescription drug benefit (PPO)
    • CareFirst Group Medicare Advantage
    • CareFirst BC/BS Advantage Core/Enhanced
    • CareFirst Blue Card Program (Out-of-area BCBS plans)
    • CareFirst Administrators
    • CareFirst (NCA) Indemnity
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Plus Open Access (POS)
    • Carefirst Healthy Blue (HMO/POS)
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Opt Out Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice Open Access
    • Carefirst BlueChoice HMO
    • Carefirst EPO
    • Carefirst Blue Preferred PPO
    • MedStar Family Choice - Maryland Health Choice
    • Coventry Health Care National Network PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Coventry of Delaware HMO/PPO
    • Coventry Health Care of Virginia
    • Great-West Healthcare POS/CIGNA


Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease

Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine

Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital & Medical College (1991)

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1991)

Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital (1988)

Medical School: Cornell University College of Human Ecology (1985)


    • 2015 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
    • 2016 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
    • 2017 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
    • 2019 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine
    • 2020 Top Doctor, Baltimore magazine

News and publications

Sloane, PJ, MH Gee, JE Gottlieb, KH Albertine, SP Peters, JR Burns, G Machiedo, and JE Fish. A multicenter registry of patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: physiology and outcome. Am. Rev. Resp. Dis. 146:419-426, 1992.

Sloane, PJ, TH Elsasser, JA Spath, Jr., KH Albertine, and MH Gee. Plasma tumor necrosis factor alpha during long term endotoxemia in awake sheep. J. Appl. Physiol. 73(5):1831-7, 1992.

Spath, JA, PJ Sloane, MH Gee, KH Albertine.  Loss of endothelium-dependent vasodilation in the pulmonary vessels of sheep after prolonged endotoxin. J. Appl. Physiol. 76(1): 361-9, 1994.

Kane, GC, PJ Sloane, B McComb, B Chinn, JE Gottlieb.  'Missed' inhaled foreign body in an adult.  Resp. Med. 88:551-4, 1994.

Perkowski, SZ, PJ Sloane, JA Spath, MH Gee.  Pathophysiology of endotoxin-induced acute respiratory failure in sheep.  Journal of Applied Physiology. 80(2):564-73, 1996.

Sohrabi, F, LA Mispireta, M Fiocco, LA Dibos, PC Buescher, PJ Sloane.  Effects Of Off-Pump Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting On Patient Outcome. Journal of Investigative Medicine 51:27-31, 2003.

Myers C, Sloane P, Buescher P.  Preoperative, Intraoperative, and Postoperative Risk Factors of Open-Heart Surgery Patients for the Development of Pleural Effusions Requiring Thoracentesis. AJRCCM 167:7, 2003.

Sloane, PJ, DeRenzo, E.  The Case of Mr. A.B.  The Journal of Clincial Ethics 18(4):399-401, 2008.

Enteral Omega-3 Fatty Acid, -Linolenic Acid,and Antioxidant Supplementationin Acute Lung Injury, Rice, et. al for the NHLBI ARDS Clinical Trials Network, JAMA. 2011;306(14):1574-1581.  Dr. Sloane served as Principle Investigator at the Medstar Union Memorial Hospital of Baltimore Study Site.

Initial Trophic vs Full Enteral Feeding in Patients With Acute Lung Injury, The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Clinical Trials Network, JAMA. 2012;307(8) Dr. Sloane served as Principle Investigator at the Medstar Union Memorial Hospital of Baltimore Study Site.

Salahuddin F, Sloane P, Buescher P. Agarunov L, Sreeramoju D.  A case of apical ballooning syndrome in a male with status asthmaticus; highlighting the role of B2 agonists in the pathophysiology of a reversible cardiomyopathy, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives 2013, 3: 20530

Rosuvastatin for Sepsis-Associated Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Rice, et. al for the NHLBI ARDS Clinical Trials Network, Truwitt, et. Al for the NHLBI ARDS Clinical Trials Network, N Engl J Med 2014;370:2191-200.  Dr. Sloane served as Principle Investigator at the Medstar Union Memorial Hospital of Baltimore Study Site.

Jin N, Sloane P.  Evaluation of pure ground glass pulmonary nodule: a case report, Journal of Community Hospital Internal Medicine Perspectives 2014, 4: 24562

Orgeron G, Pollard J, Pourmalek P, Sloane P.  Catheter-Directed Low-Dose Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Treatment of Right Atrial Thrombus Caused by a Central Venous Catheter, Pharmacotherapy 2015;35(10):e153–e158)

Haque OI, Mahar S, Hussain S, Sloane P. Pharmacokinetic interaction between verapamil and ritonavir-boosted nirmatrelvir implications for the management of COVID-19 in patients with hypertension. BMJ Case Reports, 2023;16:e252677. doi:10.1136/bcr-2022-252677.

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  • Apr 30, 2024

    This doctor is a blessing to have guiding my care.

  • Apr 11, 2024

    Dr. Sloane was more than attentive and ensured I was well aware of the diagnosis and treatment options. Would highly recommend him.

  • Apr 11, 2024

    Best doctor patience experience I have had.