Dr. James R. Johnston, MD

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Specializes in Nephrology • Male • Age 61

120 Lytton Ave Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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Hospital Quality

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Upmc McKeesport
1500 5th Avenue
McKeesport, PA 15132
UPMC Presbyterian
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

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Accepting new patients?

  • Yes
UPMC Kidney Clinic
UPMC Kidney Clinic
120 Lytton Ave Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
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    Dr. Johnston's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Nephrology

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery, 1981
    • Internal Medicine, 1982
    • Nephrology, 1984
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    • Hyperparathyroidism
    • Intestinal Obstruction
    • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
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    Background Check for Dr. Johnston

    Malpractice Claims not available

    • Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Pennsylvania.

    0 Sanctions

    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1979

    Internship Hospital

    Montefiore Hosp/U Pittsburg
    Complete in 1980

    Residency Hospital

    Montefiore Hospital
    Complete in 1982

    Fellowship Hospital

    Brigham Womens Hospital
    Complete in 1986
    Montefiore Hospital
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Johnston & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

    You have an 85.6% lower risk of dying at a hospital with 5-stars for heart bypass surgery compared to a hospital with 1-star. Choosing the right hospital is critical to your health. View Slideshow

    Dr. Johnston's Hospital Quality

    The right hospital is as important as the right doctor

    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

    Check out the quality of care at the 3 hospitals where Dr. Johnston has admitting privileges:

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    • Upmc McKeesport

    • UPMC Presbyterian

    • UPMC St. Margaret

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    7 Tips to Prepare for Your Appointment

    The key to a successful appointment is communication. To get the most out of your visit, prepare ahead of time so you can lead the conversation with your doctor. These 7 tips will get you ready

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Johnston accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    UPMC Kidney Clinic
    120 Lytton Ave Suite 300
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213
    (412) 802-3043 (Office)
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