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.

Recent Articles


This woman was charged $143,396.66 for a breast biopsy — here are the people working to improve medical billing transparency

March 10, 2020

A doctor’s prescription to save patients money, grief and sticker shock

We must ‘brace for a three-month problem'

March 10, 2020

Dr. Marty Makary, professor at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, joins “Squawk Box” to discuss the latest on containing coronavirus in the U.S. and abroad.

The Today Show | Having a black box in operating rooms might help save lives

December 15, 2019

Technology similar to black boxes on planes is being used in the operating room to test if it can help save the lives of patients. NBC News medical correspondent Dr. John Torres explains in this week’s Sunday Spotlight.

Newsweek | No Industry Hides Pricing From Its Customers Like Healthcare Does - This Has to Stop

October 02, 2019

Imagine if travel websites listed flights with no prices, as airline companies argued that they simply can't know the price before you fly.

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