John Hundt is the Administrator of Surgery at The Johns Hopkins Hospital and the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has been in this role since January 2001 and is responsible for both school of medicine operations for the department of surgery and medical center operations for the surgical sciences functional unit. The department of surgery with over 80 faculty and 100 physician trainees includes trauma and acute surgery, surgical oncology and endocrinology, colorectal surgery, general surgery, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, abdominal transplant and general thoracic surgery. Surgical science functional unit at The Johns Hopkins Hospital includes 47 operating rooms, 3 intensive care units, 7 inpatient acute units, clinics, the comprehensive transplant program, a level one trauma center and other clinical programs.
Previously, John was the Senior Director of Business Development in the Johns Hopkins Health System Planning and Marketing Department where he was responsible for a wide range of business analysis to support the various components of Johns Hopkins Medicine including multi-year institutional volume and growth projections and other business planning efforts. He also worked in several capacities for Tenet Health Care, a corporate multi-hospital company and was the chief financial officer of a Tenet hospital. Prior to that, he worked for Ernst and Young, an international audit and consulting firm.
John earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree at Texas A&M University and was made a Certified Public Accountant in Texas. He completed a Master of Health Science degree in Health Finance and Management at the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore.
John has been on the board of the local organ procurement organization, the Living Legacy Foundation, for seven years and on its executive committee for the last three years.
John was born and raised in Lindsay, a small farming community in north central Texas.