Henry Joseph Michtalik, M.D., M.H.S., M.P.H.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Languages: English, Czech, Spanish


Internal Medicine

Research Interests

Patient safety issues, especially as related to patient census and transitions of care from acute to primary care; Quality improvement and systems management ...read more

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Appointment Phone: 443-287-3631
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Dr. Henry Michtalik is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His areas of clinical expertise include internal medicine. 

Dr. Michtalik earned his M.D. from Albany Medical College of Union University. He completed his residency at the University of Miami School of Medicine and performed a fellowship in internal medicine at Johns Hopkins.

His research interests include patient safety issues, especially as related to patient census and transitions of care from acute to primary care, and quality improvement and systems management.

Dr. Michtalik was recognized in 2013 as one of the top hospitalists by ACP Hospitalist journal.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

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  • MD; Albany Medical College (2003)


  • Internal Medicine; Jackson Memorial Hospital (2007)


  • Internal Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2011)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2007)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2008)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Michtalik HJ, Carolan HT, Haut ER, Lau BD, Streiff MB, Finkelstein J, Pronovost PJ, Durkin N, Brotman DJ. “Use of provider-level dashboards and pay-for-performance in venous thromboembolism prophylaxis.” J Hosp Med. 2015 Mar;10(3):172-8. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2303. Epub 2014 Dec 26.

Michtalik HJ, Pronovost PJ, Brotman DJ. In reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Aug 12;173(15):1472-3. No abstract available. PMID: 24151652

Michtalik HJ, Pronovost PJ, Marsteller JA, Spetz J, Brotman DJ. Identifying potential predictors of a safe attending physician workload: a survey of hospitalists. J Hosp Med. 2013 Nov;8(11):644-6. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2088. Epub 2013 Oct 7. No abstract available. PMID: 24124053

Michtalik HJ, Pronovost PJ, Marsteller JA, Spetz J, Brotman DJ.Developing a model for attending physician workload and outcomes. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Jun 10;173(11):1026-8. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.405. No abstract available. PMID: 23609943

Michtalik HJ, Yeh HC, Pronovost PJ, Brotman DJ. Impact of attending physician workload on patient care: a survey of hospitalists. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Mar 11;173(5):375-7. doi: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2013.1864. No abstract available. PMID: 23358680

Michtalik HJ, Yeh HC, Campbell CY, Haq N, Park H, Clarke W, Brotman DJ. Acute changes in N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide during hospitalization and risk of readmission and mortality in patients with heart failure. Am J Cardiol. 2011 Apr 15;107(8):1191-5. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2010.12.018. Epub 2011 Feb 4. PMID: 21296322

Activities & Honors


  • Top Hospitalists, ACP Hospitalist, 2013

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

“1 in 5 Hospital Docs Reports 'Unsafe' Workloads: Study,” U.S. News & World Report, Jan. 28, 2013

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