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Dr. Joseph Johnson, MD

General Surgery*
2.9 (12)
Map Pin Small Rochester, NY
Accepting new patients
36 years of experience

Overview of Dr. Joseph Johnson, MD

Dr. Joseph Johnson, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Rochester, NY. They specialize in General Surgery, has 36 years of experience, and is board certified in General Surgery. They graduated from NEW YORK Medical College and is affiliated with Highland Hospital and Strong Memorial Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Johnson an average 2.9 star rating.

Dr. Johnson works at Practice in Rochester, NY. They frequently treat conditions like Inguinal Hernia and Cholecystitis and Gallstones along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Johnson's Office Locations

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    Ur Medicine Labs- Highland Hospital
    1000 South Ave, Rochester, NY 14620 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (585) 341-0366

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  • Highland Hospital
  • Strong Memorial Hospital

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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones

Treatment frequency



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Open Inguinal Hernia Repair
Inguinal Hernia
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Gallstones
Lipomas
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Umbilical Hernia
Cholecystectomy with Robotic Assist
Gallbladder Removal
Laparoscopic Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Umbilical Hernia Repair Open
Abdominal Pain
Appendicitis
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Incisional Hernia
Intestinal Obstruction
Ventral Hernia
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Laparoscopic Appendectomy
Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional or Ventral Hernia Repair
Soft Tissue Tumor Removal
Ventral Hernia Repair Open
Acute Bowel Infarction
Anal or Rectal Pain
Ascites
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Barrett's Esophagus
Benign Mediastinal Tumor
Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
Biliary Atresia
Bowel Strangulation
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Cholangiocarcinoma
Colorectal Cancer
Congenital Anomaly Intestine
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Ductal Carcinoma in Situ
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Cancer
Gastric Ulcer
Gastroparesis
Gynecologic Cancer
Hiatal Hernia
Hiatal Hernia with Obstruction
Hidradenitis
Hyperparathyroidism
Ileus
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia with Gangrene
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Diverticulosis
Ischemic Colitis
Liver Cancer
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
Obstructed Inguinal Hernia
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Parathyroid Cancer
Partial Lung Collapse
Pelvic Abscess
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Pyloric Stenosis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Sclerosing Mesenteritis
Secondary Malignancies
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thyroid Cancer
Traumatic Brain Injury
Ulcerative Colitis
Varicose Veins
Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
Ventral Hernia with Gangrene
Abdominoplasty
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acid Reflux Surgery
Augmentation Cystoplasty
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery)
Bile Duct Procedure
Biliary Drainage
Biopsy of Breast
Bladder Surgery
Colectomy
Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn
Duodenal Polypectomy
Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
Gastrectomy
Gastrectomy with Robotic Assist
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Open
Gastric Restrictive With Partial Gastrectomy or Jejunojejunostomy
Gastrotomy
Gynecomastia Repair
Hernia Repair
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Robotic Assist
Laparoscopic Excision or Destruction of Ovary
Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery
Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair
Laparoscopic Removal of Stones from Biliary Tract
Laparoscopic Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair
Laparotomy
Liver Biopsy
Lumpectomy
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Nephrectomy
Nephrectomy with Robotic Assist
Open Appendectomy
Open Diaphragmatic or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
Orchiectomy
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Robotic Assist
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Renal Transplant
Resection of Bladder Neck
Revision of Gastric Anastomosis or Restrictive Procedure
Robotic Heller Myotomy for the Treatment of Achalasia
Sleeve Gastrectomy
Sphincterotomy
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Thoracentesis
Vagotomy
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Ventral Hernia Repair Laparoscopic
Wound Repair
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    2.9
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    About Dr. Joseph Johnson, MD

    Specialties*
    • General Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 36 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1508860248
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • NEW YORK Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • General Surgery
    Board Certifications
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    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Joseph Johnson, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Johnson is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Johnson accepts Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Johnson has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Johnson has seen patients for Inguinal Hernia and Cholecystitis and Gallstones, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Johnson on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Johnson. The overall rating for this provider is 2.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Johnson.

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