Amballur ‘Joe’ David John

Amballur John

Title: Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine
Company: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Amballur David John, MD, Assistant Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in anesthesia and critical care medicine.

Dr. Amballur chose a career in medicine because he wanted to help people. He also enjoys teaching and interacting with students and that is how he got involved in academic medicine. Before starting on his career path, he earned a Bachelor of Science from Harvard University in 1982. He then received a Doctor of Medicine from New York Medical College in 1990. Continuing with his education, he took an internship in internal medicine with Union Hospital in 1994. He then did his residency in anesthesia and critical care with Johns Hopkins Medical Center in 1997.  From there, he took a cardiac anesthesia fellowship with Massachusetts General Hospital in 2001.

Dr. Amballur attributes his success to the wonderful opportunities he was granted and the great mentors he had throughout his career. He is proud of the four books he published. One of those books was “Anesthesia Topical Updates,” which was published in 2018. Since 1997, he has been an assistant professor of anesthesia and critical care medicine at John Hopkins University School of Medicine. Civically, he volunteers with Underprivileged and Migrant Healthcare.

Looking to the future, Dr. Amballur plans to continue to do what he is currently doing. He believes that as long as there is someone willing to learn, he will be willing to mentor. As a testament to his success, he was named Leading Physicians in the World in 2013, America’s Top Physicians in Anesthesia and Critical Care since 2003, and Top Doctor in the State of Maryland in 2020.  He has been inducted as a member of the American Medical Association, American College of Physicians, Society of Critical Care, Society of Cardio-Vascular Anesthesia, American Society of Anesthesia, and the American Chemists Society.

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