Daniel Joseph Brotman, M.D.

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  • Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine


Hospitalist, Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Hospital Medicine; Thrombosis and Anticoagulation; Perioperative Medicine; Care Coordination; Readmissions ...read more

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Appointment Phone: 410-955-9434
600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer Building, Suite 8-134
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Phone: 410-502-1010


Dr. Daniel J. Brotman is a professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include hospital medicine and internal medicine. 

Dr. Brotman earned his M.D. at the University of Virginia School of Medicine. He completed his residency at Johns Hopkins.

His research interests include hospital medicine, thrombosis and anticoagulation, perioperative medicine, care coordination, and readmissions

He was recognized by the Maryland Chapter of the American College of Physicians with an Outstanding Hospitalist Award in 2012, has been named a Top Doctor (hospitalist) by Baltimore Magazine multiple times since 2011, is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians (ACP), a Master in Hospital Medicine, and a member of the Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence.

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  • Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; University of Virginia School of Medicine (1997)


  • Internal Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2000)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Hospital Medicine) (2010)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2000)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Brotman DJ, Golden SH, Wittstein IS. The cardiovascular toll of stress.  Lancet. 2007;370:1089-100.  PMID: 17822755

Brotman DJ, Girod JP, Posch A, Jani JT, Patel JV, Gupta M, Lip GYH, Reddy S, Kickler TS.  Effects of short-term glucocorticoids on hemostatic factors in healthy volunteers.  Thromb Res 2006;118:247-252.  PMID: 16005496

Feldman LS, Shihab HM, Thiemann D, Yeh HC, Ardolino M, Mandell S, Brotman DJ. The impact of providing fee data on laboratory test ordering: a controlled clinical trial. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(11):1026-8. PMID 23609943

Oduyebo I, Lehmann CU, Pollack CE, Durkin N, Miller JD, Mandell S, Ardolino M, Deutschendorf A, Brotman DJ. Association of self-reported hospital discharge handoffs with 30-day readmissions. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(8):624-9. PMID 23529278

Brotman DJ, Hoyer EH, Leung C, Lepley D, Deutschendorf A. Associations between hospital-wide readmission rates and mortality measures at the hospital level: Are hospital-wide readmissions a measure of quality? J Hosp Med. 2016;11(9):650-1. PMID 27188240

Activities & Honors


  • Outstanding Hospitalist Award, American College of Physicians (Maryland Chapter), 2012
  • Society of Hospital Medicine Research Award, 2015
  • Top Doctor (Hospitalist) in Baltimore Magazine, multiple years
  • John A. Flynn Endowed Professor of Medicine
  • Master in Hospital Medicine, 2018
  • Member, Miller Coulson Academy of Clinical Excellence


  • Society of Hospital Medicine


  • American College of Physicians


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