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Susrutha Kotwal, M.D.

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Assistant Professor of Medicine


Languages: English, Hindi, Nepalese

Expertise: Internal Medicine, Medical Education

Research Interests: Medical Education; Clinical Reasoning; Clinical Excellence and Patient Safety


Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-5018

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-550-5018


Dr. Susrutha Kotwal is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His area of clinical expertise is internal medicine. 

He earned his medical degree at Jawaharla Nehru Medical College in India and joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2012. more


  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Departments / Divisions



  • MBBS, Jawaharla Nehru Medical College (2005)


  • Robert Packer Hospital / Family Medicine (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Family Medicine / Family Medicine (2012)

Additional Training

  • Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD/Hospital Medicine (2014)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Torok H, Ghazarian SR, Kotwal S, Landis R, Wright S, Howell E. Development and validation of the tool to assess inpatient satisfaction with care from hospitalists. J Hosp Med. 2014 Sep;9(9):553-8

Kotwal S, Torok H, Khaliq W, Landis R, Howell E, Wright S. Comportment and Communication Patterns among Hospitalist Physicians: Insight gleaned through observation. South Med J. 2015 Aug;108(8):496-501

Torok H, Kotwal S, Landis R, Ozumba U, Howell E, Wright S. Providing Feedback on Clinical Performance to Hospitalists: Experience using a new metric, Tool to Assess Inpatient Satisfaction with Care from Hospitalists. J of Contin Educ Health Prof. 2016 Winter;36(1):61-8

Kotwal S, Khaliq W, Landis R, Wright S. Developing a comportment and communication tool for use in hospital medicine. J Hosp Med. 2016. Aug 13. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2647

Kotwal S, Howell E, Brotman D, Wright S. Clinical Excellence in Hospital Medicine. European Journal for Person Centered Healthcare. Vol 4, No 3. 2016

Activities & Honors


  • CIMS/Hospitalist Teaching Award 2015, Johns Hopkins Department of Medicine
  • Outstanding Resident of the year 2012, Guthrie/Robert Packer Hospital
  • Scott M Wright Award for Excellence in Research, Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, 2016
  • Berkheimer Faculty Education Scholar Grant Winner, Johns Hopkins Institute for Excellence in Education, 2018


  • Society of Hospital Medicine

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to physician related questions on the national CG-CAHPS Medical Practice patient experience survey through Press Ganey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Comments are also gathered from our CG-CAHPS Medical Practice Survey through Press Ganey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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