Dr. Marty Makary practices surgical oncology and advanced laparoscopic surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital and is a professor of Health Policy and Management at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. He is a New York Times bestselling author and leading voice for transparency in health care. Dr. Makary has published over 250 scientific articles on the re-design of health care, medical innovation, and vulnerable populations, and is Editor-in-Chief of Medpage Today. He has also written for The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and USA Today and is a frequent medical commentator.
His book Unaccountable turned into the TV series “The Resident” and his newest bestselling book The Price We Pay has been described by Steve Forbes as “a must-read for every American.” He speaks nationally and internationally on the appropriateness of care, lifestyle choices that influence health outcomes, employee health benefits design, and health care costs.