Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from the University of Western Ontario, where he received the Hewlett Packard Award as top medical graduate. He
completed his residency at the University of Ottawa Eye Institute, followed by a fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery and uveitis at the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Institute. He joins the Retina Group of Washington after nine years as an attending surgeon at the National Retina Institute.
Dr. Johnson has been active in research and education in the vitreo-retinal field. He has given lectures to both local and international audiences on a broad range of topics. He has published numerous articles in peer reviewed journals and serves as a reviewer for Retina, Ophthalmology and the American Journal of Ophthalmology. He is editor of Evidence Based Eye Care, a standard textbook in ophthalmic training programs. In addition, he has contributed chapters to numerous textbooks on macular surgery, retinal detachment repair, ocular trauma, diabetic retinopathy, treatment of macular degeneration and advanced retinal imaging.
Dr. Johnson is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons and is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is licensed to practice medicine in Maryland, Virginia and Washington DC. He is a president elect of the Washington Metropolitan Ophthalmological Society. He is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society and the American Society of Retinal Specialists. He will be seeing patients in our offices in Rockville, MD and Fredericksburg, VA. In addition to English he speaks French and Spanish.…