Martin A. Makary M.D., M.P.H.
Dr. Makary specializes in advanced laparoscopy, pancreas surgery, gastro-intestinal tumors, and special issues of elderly patients.
Dr. Makary is an active surgeon and researcher, serving jointly on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and School of Public Health. Dr. Makary serves in leadership roles for the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO), the International Union of Risk Management, and is a regular medical guest on CNN. He is the author of several books on public health and surgery, patient safety, quality of care, and health policy.
He completed his education at Bucknell University, Thomas Jefferson University, and Harvard University and completed his general surgical training at Georgetown University and further sub-specialty training in pancreaticobiliary and GI surgery at Johns Hopkins University.
His current research interests focus on the delivery of quality care, the science of medical errors and patient safety, international health, and health policy. He has several ongoing studies including the clinical and public health implications new technologies in surgery. Dr. Makary also serves as Co-Director of the Johns Hopkins Quality and Safety Research Group at Fells Point.
- Minimally-Invasive (Laparoscopic) Surgery
- GIST and stomach tumors
- Pancreatic Cancer
- Laparoscopic Pancreas Surgery
- Gallbladder and Bile Duct Surgery
- Geriatric Surgical Care
- Operative Risk Assessment in the Elderly
- Cancer Therapy
- Minimally-Invasive Surgery
- Health Services Research
- Occupational Safety
- Diabetes and Obesity
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
600 North Wolfe Street, Osler 624
Baltimore MD 21287
Office Phone: 410-502-6845
To make an appointment with Dr. Makary, please call 410-933-1233.