Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.

Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.

Contact Information

Highland Hospital
1000 South Avenue
Surgery, Box 140
Rochester, NY 14620

Appointment: (585) 341-0366

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  • Admits to Highland Hospital Admits to Highland Hospital

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Johnson is an expert in laparoscopic surgery for splenectomy, bowel resections, anti-reflux procedures, hernia repair, gallbladder, thyroid and breast disorders. In addition, Dr. Johnson performs weight loss (bariatric) surgery through the Bariatric Surgery Center at Highland Hospital, one of the top programs in New York State for minimally-invasive weight loss surgery.



Dr. Johnson is the Chief of the Department of Surgery at Highland Hospital. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College and completed his residency training in general surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Dr. Johnson is certified by the American Board of Surgery and is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also actively involved in the Geriatrics Education for Specialty Residents Program (GESR).

Awards & Honors (Local)

Shining Example | Highland Hospital | Rochester 2009
Elethea H. Caldwell, MD Plastic Surgery REsidents Teaching Award | The Division of Plastic Surgery | University of Rochester 2008 - 2000
Shining Example | Highland Hospital | Rochester 2008
President | Rochester Surgical Society 1998 - 2000

Current Appointments

Chief - Department of Surgery, Bariatric/GI (SMD)
Associate Professor - Department of Surgery, Bariatric/GI (SMD) - Primary

Specialties

Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Education

MD | Medicine | New York Medical College1988
BS | Biomedical Engineering | Rensselaer Polytech Inst1984

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in General Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1989 - 06/30/93
Internship in General Surgery at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office07/01/1988 - 6/30/1989