Rupert Hung, M.D.

Rupert Kai Pong Hung, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine


Internal Medicine


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Dr. Rupert Hung is a hospitalist at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center.  He received his M.D. degree from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (JHUSOM), and completed his internal medicine residency training at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.  He practices general internal medicine and is interested in the medical education of medical students and resident physicians.  He was inducted into the Distinguished Teaching Society of JHUSOM for his continuing work with medical students.  He has been awarded the Collaborative Internal Medicine Service (CIMS) Clinical Excellence Award for his dedication to patient care.

Dr. Hung has also been recognized for clinical excellence in his peer review work ensuring medical standard of care and appropriate utilization management for patients throughout the United States.  He further serves as a physician peer reviewer for the Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System evaluating the quality of medical care delivered to veteran patients.  Through this work, Dr. Hung has helped ensure that the care provided to our veterans is evidence-based and of the highest quality. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)


  • Internal Medicine; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2019)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine) (2019)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Hung RK, Al-Mallah MH, McEvoy JW, Whelton SP, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Schairer JR, Brawner C, Alam M, Keteyian SJ, Blaha MJ. Prognostic value of exercise capacity in patients with coronary artery disease. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Dec;89(12):1644-54

Hung RK, Al-Mallah MH, Qadi MA, Shaya GE, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Brawner CA, Keteyian SJ, Blaha MJ. Cardiorespiratory fitness attenuates risk for major adverse cardiac events in hyperlipidemic men and women independent of statin therapy. Am Heart J. 2015 Aug;170(2):390-9

Blaha MJ, Hung RK, Dardari Z, Feldman DI, Whelton SP, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Brawner CA, Ehrman JK, Keteyian SJ, Al-Mallah MH. Age-dependent prognostic value of exercise capacity and derivation of fitness-associated biologic age. Heart. 2016 Mar;102(6):431-7

Hung RK, Al-Mallah MH, Whelton SP, Michos ED, Blumenthal RS, Ehrman JK, Brawner CA, Keteyian SJ, Blaha MJ. Effect of Beta-Blocker Therapy, Maximal Heart Rate, and Exercise Capacity During Stress Testing on Long-Term Survival. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Dec 1;118(11):1751-1757

Activities & Honors


  • Clinical Excellence Award, Collaborative Internal Medicine Service (CIMS)

Professional Activities

  • Physician Peer Reviewer, Independent Review Organizations

Patient Ratings & Comments

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