CONTACT INFORMATIONBIOGRAPHYCREDENTIALSAWARDSPUBLICATIONSJoseph Andrew Johnson, M.D.Contact InformationPhone NumbersAppointment: (585) 341-0366Administrative: (585) 341-0364Fax: (585) 341-6516A member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty GroupgroupAn Accountable Health PartnerassignmentAccepting New PatientsLocationsHighland Hospital Bariatrics1000 South AveRochester, NY 14620-2733Bariatrics: (585) 341-0366Faculty AppointmentsAssociate Professor - Department of Surgery , Bariatric/GI (SMD) Chief - Department of Surgery , Bariatric/GI (SMD) Patient Care SettingSurgeryBiographyProfessional BackgroundDr. 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).CredentialsSpecialtiesGeneral Surgery - American Board of SurgeryEducation1988MD | New York Medical CollegePost-doctoral Training & Residency07/01/88 - 6/30/1989Internship in General Surgery at University of Rochester Medical Center07/01/1989 - 06/30/93Residency in General Surgery at University of Rochester Medical CenterAwards2017Healthcare Achievement AwardSponsor: Rochester Business JournalLocation: Rochester, New York2014Elethea H. Caldwell, MD Plastic Surgery Residents Teaching AwardSponsor: The Division of Plastic SurgeryLocation: University of Rochester2009Shining ExampleSponsor: Highland HospitalLocation: Rochester2008 - 2000Elethea H. Caldwell, MD Plastic Surgery Residents Teaching AwardSponsor: The Division of Plastic SurgeryLocation: University of Rochester2008Shining ExampleSponsor: Highland HospitalLocation: Rochester1998 - 2000PresidentSponsor: Rochester Surgical SocietyVIEW ALL expand_morePublicationsJournal Articles12/2007Ahmed 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 Dec 0; 17(12):1563-6. Epub 2007 Nov 15. 10/2007Husain 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 0; 142(10):988-93. 8/2007Ahmed 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 0; 17(8):1075-9. Books & Chapters1999 Chapter Title: Appendix Book Title: Principles of Surgery, Companion Handbook Author List: Joseph A. Johnson, MD Published By: McGraw-Hill 1999VIEW ALL PUBLICATIONSClose WindowSchedule an appointment with Joseph Andrew Johnson, M.D.Please answer the following questions to help us find the right appointment for you.Important: If you believe that you have a medical or psychiatric emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest hospital. This website is not intended for emergency care.Have you seen this provider in the last 2 years?YesNoExisting Patient Schedule or request a follow up appointment online through MyChart. If you do not have a MyChart account, please close this window and call the appointment phone number. Joseph Andrew Johnson, M.D. is currently scheduling for the following appointment type(s): Our policy does not permit patients to establish care with multiple providers within the same practice or specialty without prior approval. If you choose a new provider in the same office, we will cancel the appointment. Please contact the office directly with questions on this policy.