Dr. Martin Makary | New York Times Bestselling Author, Johns Hopkins Surgeon and Professor of Health Policy

Dr. Martin Makary

New York Times Bestselling Author, Johns Hopkins Surgeon and Professor of Health Policy

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Dr. Martin Makary

Dr. Marty Makary is a New York Times bestselling author and health
care expert at Johns Hopkins University. Marty is the recipient of the
2020 Business Book of the Year Award for his most recent book, The
Price We Pay .
Dr. Makary served in leadership at the World Health Organization and
is a member of the National Academy of Medicine. A public health
researcher, he leads a Johns Hopkins project on the "re-design of
health care" to make health care more reliable, holistic, and
coordinated, especially for vulnerable populations. He leads national
efforts to increase medical transparency and lower health care costs
for everyday businesses and consumers.
Clinically, Dr. Makary is the chief of Islet Transplant Surgery at Johns
Hopkins and is the recipient of the Nobility in Science Award from the
National Pancreas Foundation. He has been a visiting professor at
over 25 medical schools, has published over 250 peer-reviewed
scientific articles, and writes for the Wall Street Journal and the
Washington Post.
He is the New York Times bestselling author of two books, The Price
We Pay, which has been described by Steve Forbes as "A must-read
for every American" and Unaccountable, which was turned into the hit
T.V. series, The Resident. A graduate of Bucknell, Thomas Jefferson,
and Harvard Universities, he completed his surgical residency at
Georgetown University and his specialty training at Johns Hopkins

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The Price We Pay

What Broke American Healthcare—and How to Fix It

One in five Americans now has medical debt in collections and rising healthcare costs today threaten every small business in America. Dr. Makary, one of the nation's leading healthcare experts, travels across America and details why healthcare has become a financial crisis. Using vivid stories and original research, Dr. Makary explains how a new business model of price gouging, middlemen, and a series of elusive money games is in need of a serious shake-up. He shows how so much of healthcare spending goes to things that have nothing to do with health and what you can do about it. Dr. Makary also untangles medical bills that are so confusing most doctors can't interpret them and challenges the medical establishment to remember medicine's noble heritage of caring for people when they are vulnerable.

The Price We Pay offers a roadmap for everyday Americans as well as business leaders to get a better deal on their healthcare, and looks at the disruptors who are innovating medical care. The movement to restore medicine to its mission, Makary argues, is alive and well--a mission that can lower costs and save our country from the crushing cost of the medical industrial complex.

The Grassroots Movement to Re-design Healthcare
Cutting through the money games and restoring medicine to its mission

Dr. Makary, a surgeon and leading health care expert, reviews the current state of medicine and how to prepare for the future of health care. With regulatory and paperwork burdens crushing doctors, he identifies the disruptors that are saying no to the throughput-billing model of practicing medicine and saying yes to a more patient-centered, relationship-based model that embraces technology, lifestyle science, and a competitive marketplace designed to bypass the middlemen and put physicians back in the driver’s seat. Dr. Makary, a New York Times bestselling author, will also discuss his newest book The Price We Pay and the grassroots effort to reform health care. The movement to restore medicine to its mission, Makary argues, is alive and well--a mission that can rebuild the public trust and save our country from the crushing cost of health care.

Art, Assassination, and America
How Transparency Disrupts an Industry and Changes a Nation

Dr. Makary uses art and presidential history to describe America’s heritage of transparency. He explores how transparency has become an American value and how transparency has positively disrupted, and re-define entire industries. The modern transparency revolution in medicine, from compassionate bedside care big data is explained. Dr. Makary projects what medicine will look like in the coming years in America, in terms of technological innovation and consumer choices.

The Future of Healthcare
How America’s Transparency Era is Revolutionizing Medicine

Dr. Makary, a Johns Hopkins professor of Health Policy, breaks down the future of medicine. Using humor, history, and personal stories as a busy surgeon, he describes the new trends which will impact everyday Americans and business leaders. This informational, yet entertaining overview has been delivered to tens of thousands of people with superb reviews from audiences of all persuasions

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Featured Books

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The Price We Pay

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Unaccountable by Dr. Martin Makary


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