Eric Johnson, MD

Eric Johnson, MD
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Department Colorectal Surgery
Primary Location Hillcrest Hospital
Type of Doctor Adults Only
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Anorectal Fistula Treatment
  • Anorectal Surgery
  • Anoscopy
  • Appendectomy
  • Colectomy
  • Consultation for Complicated Colon and Rectal Disease
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Ileoanal Pouch
  • Ileoscopy
  • Inherited Colon Cancer Risk Assessment
  • J Pouch
  • Laparoscopic Abdominal Perineal Resection
  • Laparoscopic J-pouch Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
  • Pelvic Pouch Surgery for Ulcerative Colitis
  • Polypectomy
  • Pouchendoscopy
  • Proctectomy
  • Rectal Cancer Surgery
  • Rectal Ultrasound
  • Rectoplexy
  • Re-Do Rectal Surgery
  • Reoperative Abdominal Surgery
  • Reoperative Pelvic Surgery
  • Resection of Colon and Rectal Diseases
  • Rubber Band Ligation Of Hemorrhoids
  • Sphincter Sparing Surgery
  • Strictureplasty
  • Surgery For Crohn's Disease
  • Surgery for Fecal Incontinence
  • Surgery for Pilonidal Cyst
  • Surgery for Rectal Prolapse
  • Surgery for Rectovaginal Fistula
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Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Abdominal Abscess
  • Abdominal Adhesions
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal Abscesses
  • Anal Cancer
  • Anal Dysplasia
  • Anal Fissures
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal Pain
  • Bowel Incontinence
  • Cancer
  • Collagenous Colitis
  • Colon Polyps
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulosis
  • Enterocutaneious Fistula
  • Familial Adenomatous Polyposis
  • Female Incontinence
  • Fissure
  • Genital Warts
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer
  • Hirschsprung's Disease
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)
  • Intestinal Ischemic Syndrome
  • Juvenile Polyposis
  • Large Intestine Cancer
  • Perianal Ulcer
  • Peutz- Jeghers Syndrome
  • Pilonidal Cyst
  • Proctitis - Care & Treatment
  • Rectal Abscess
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectal Vaginal Fistula
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
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Biography

About Eric Johnson, MD

Dr. Johnson is a colorectal surgeon specializing in complex disorders of the colon, rectum,, small bowel and anus.  He has a particular interest in minimally invasive treatment of these disorders- both robotic and laparoscopic surgery.  While his practice covers the breadth of the colorectal surgical specialty, he has specific interest in the treatment of colorectal cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and complicated diverticular disease.

Dr. Johnson grew up in the Baltimore/ Washington area and attended undergraduate and medical school at the University of Maryland.  He then moved on to residency in the US Army at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta, GA.  From there he completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at the Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Clinic. He finished his career in the Army retiring in June of 2016 after serving multiple combat deployments. He has come to the Cleveland Clinic by way of Tacoma Washington.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights

Appointed
2018

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Northside Hospital
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Roswell, GA USA
2005

Fellowship - Northside Hospital
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Roswell, GA USA
2005

Residency - Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fort Gordon, GA USA
2004

Residency - Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Fort Gordon, GA USA
2004

Medical Education - UNiversity of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
1999

Medical Education - UNiversity of Maryland School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD USA
1999

Undergraduate - University of Maryland
College Park, MD USA
1994

Undergraduate - University of Maryland
College Park, MD USA
1994

Professional Highlights

  • B.S. Biology, Physiology and Neurobiology; University of Maryland at College Park; 1994
  • M.D.- University of Maryland School of Medicine; 1999
  • General Surgery Residency- Eisenhower Army Medical Center, graduated 2004
  • Colorectal Surgery Fellowship; Georgia Colon and Rectal Surgical Clinic, graduated 2005
  • Editorial Board: Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
  • Editorial Board: Journal of Surgical Oncology
  • Current Vice Chairman, ASCRS CREST Committee
  • Program Chair: ASCRS Annual Scientific Meeting, Nashville, TN 2018
  • Program Chair: NWSCRS Annual Meeting, Sunriver, OR 2014
  • Board Examiner, American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • ASCRS Self-Assessment Committee Member
  • Dr. Johnson has given approximately 60 invited lectures
  • Dr. Johnson has published 97 peer reviewed and invited manuscripts- including 18 book chapters and 3 national clinical practice guidelines

Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery

Awards & Honors

  • Alexandria S. Xenakis Award- given to the outstanding graduating resident across all GME programs at Eisenhower Army Medical Center- 2004
  • Meritorious Service Medal- 10th Combat Support Hospital, Baghdad, Iraq, 2006
  • Combat Medical Badge, 2nd Ranger Battalion, US Army, 2008
  • Joint Service Commendation Medal, Joint Special Operations Command, US Army, 2009
  • Bronze Star Award, Joint Special Operations Command, US Army, 2009
  • BG Michael C. Dunn "press on energy" obelisk award, US Army 2013
  • Order of Military Medical Merit, US Army, 2015
  • "A" proficiency designator, US Army, 2015
  • Legion of Merit Award, US Army, 2016

Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
  • Northwest Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
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