Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.

Joseph A. Johnson, M.D.

Contact Information

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

Office: (585) 341-0366
Fax: (585) 341-8326


The biographical information for Joseph A. Johnson, M.D. is not currently available.

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

Recent Journal Articles

2013 Jun
Campanile FC, Boru CE, Rizzello M, Puzziello A, Copaescu C, Cavallaro G, Silecchia G. "Acute complications after laparoscopic bariatric procedures: update for the general surgeon." Langenbeck's archives of surgery. 2013 Jun; 398(5):669-86. Epub 2013 Mar 22.
2007 Oct
Husain S, Ahmed AR, Johnson J, Boss T, O'Malley W. "Small-bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: etiology, diagnosis, and management." Archives of surgery. 2007 Oct; 142(10):988-93.
2007 Aug
Ahmed AR, O'Malley W, Johnson J, Boss T. "Cholecystectomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass has no effect on duration of hospital stay." Obesity surgery. 2007 Aug; 17(8):1075-9.
Ahmed AR, Rickards G, Husain S, Johnson J, Boss T, O'Malley W. "Trends in internal hernia incidence after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass." Obesity surgery. 2007 17(12):1563-6. Epub 2007 Nov 15.
2002 Sep
Hendrickson RJ, Koniaris LG, Kovach SJ, Johnson JA. "Gamma probe-confirmed laparoscopic accessory splenectomy." Surgical endoscopy. 2002 Sep; 16(9):1364.

Current Appointments

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


Surgery - American Board of Surgery


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