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Kartikeya Makker, M.B.B.S.

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  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center NICU
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Languages: English, Hindi


Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Neonatology, Pediatrics more

Research Interests

Neonatal Pulmonology; BPD; Health Care Outcomes; Big Data in Neonatal Health Care; Cardio Metabolic Outcomes of Preterm Infants more


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-4610 | Fax: 410-955-0298



  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center NICU
  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MBBS; SMT NHL Municipal Medical College (2007)


  • Pediatrics; Maimonides Medical Center (2011)


  • Neonatal Perinatal Medicine; Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals Inc (2014)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics (Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine) (2016)
  • American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics) (2011)

Research & Publications

Research Summary

Kartikeya Makker’s research interests include big data research focused on health outcomes in neonates. He is also completing his master’s of public health degree at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. As a master’s student and as a faculty member, he is mentored by Xiaobin Wang to investigate the role of preterm birth and NICU exposures on childhood development of insulin resistance. He recently completed a pilot study comparing extubation success in preterm infants using a novel ventilator strategy and is the division’s representative for the national bronchopulmonary dysplasia collaborative. Dr. Makker has pioneered institutional quality improvement projects to reduce intraventricular hemorrhage and infections in the NICU and serves as the co-chair of education for the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.

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