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Joseph A Johnson

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentSurgery
AddressHighland Hospital
1000 South Avenue
Surgery, Box 140
Rochester NY 14620
Other Positions
TitleChief
InstitutionSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
DepartmentSurgery
DivisionSurgery - Bariatric/GI

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

 
 Selected Publications
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  1. 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. Langenbecks Arch Surg. 2013 Jun; 398(5):669-86.
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  2. Ahmed AR, Rickards G, Johnson J, Boss T, O'Malley W. Radiological findings in symptomatic internal hernias after laparoscopic gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2009 Nov; 19(11):1530-5.
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  3. Ahmed AR, Rickards G, Coniglio D, Xia Y, Johnson J, Boss T, O'Malley W. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and its early effect on blood pressure. Obes Surg. 2009 Jul; 19(7):845-9.
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  4. Ahmed AR, Rickards G, Messing S, Husain S, Johnson J, Boss T, O'Malley W. Roux limb obstruction secondary to constriction at transverse mesocolon rent after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Mar-Apr; 5(2):194-8.
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  5. Ahmed AR, Rickards G, Husain S, Johnson J, O'Malley W, Boss T. Bioabsorbable glycolide copolymer staple-line reinforcement decreases internal hernia rate after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2008 Jul; 18(7):797-802.
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  6. 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. Obes Surg. 2007 Dec; 17(12):1563-6.
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  7. Husain S, Ahmed AR, Johnson J, Boss T, O'Malley W. CT scan diagnosis of bleeding peptic ulcer after gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2007 Nov; 17(11):1520-2.
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  8. 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. Arch Surg. 2007 Oct; 142(10):988-93.
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  9. Ahmed AR, O'Malley W, Johnson J, Boss T. Cholecystectomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass has no effect on duration of hospital stay. Obes Surg. 2007 Aug; 17(8):1075-9.
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  10. Hendrickson RJ, Koniaris LG, Kovach SJ, Johnson JA. Gamma probe-confirmed laparoscopic accessory splenectomy. Surg Endosc. 2002 Sep; 16(9):1364.
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