Dr. Andrew Johnson, MD

Dr. Andrew Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Andrew Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 4 years. He graduated from Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons in 2008 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological skull base surgery, and more.Read his story

5115 N Francisco Ave

Chicago, IL 60625

Contact Information

(773) 271-2225

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johnson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Brain Surgery
very high
more than 90% of peers
Broken Neck
more than 88% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Johnson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Johnson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "Dr. Johnson joined Swedish Covenant Hospital in June, 2017. After completing residency and fellowship training at Rush University in 2014, he worked at a high-volume tertiary care center in Marietta, GA prior to his current position. He has subspecialty training in neuro-oncology, facial pain and vascular neurosurgery, including a fellowship in endovascular neurosurgery. Prior to residency, he earned his doctorate of medicine from Columbia University in New York. He holds a master's degree in neuroscience and a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Syracuse University. In his free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys skiing, college football, and spending time with his family."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "He approaches patient care by offering the least invasive non-surgical and surgical options to get patients back to the things they love to do."

3  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Endovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Johnson does not have any board certifications listed.

44  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Spine
  • Astrocytoma
  • Bone Cancer
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cavernous Malformation Brain
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Arteriovenous Fistulas
  • Facial Pain
  • Glioma
  • Gliomatosis Cerebri
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Malignant Glioma
  • Medulloblastoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Metastatic Cancer
  • Metastatic Tumors (Brain)
  • Myelopathy
  • Oligodendroglioma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pineal Region Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumor
  • Radiation-Induced Meningioma
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skull Base Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
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25  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Brain Aneurysm Embolization
  • Brain Biopsy
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Embolization of Tumor
  • Endoscopic Neurosurgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Pituitary Surgery
  • Skull Base Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Stent-Assisted Coiling

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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.


  • Syracuse University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2004
  • Columbia University / College of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2008
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2014
  • Rush University Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Johnson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
17 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (17)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

They were the best! My first experience with any type of surgery. Him and his staff made me feel safe and he gave me his honest opinon and did a fabulous job fixing my back. In two months I was walking. With a such a small inscision, it healed so well. Incredible! They made me feel really...more
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I have the utmost respect for Dr. Johnson and undying gratitude for him. I suffered from a life-threatening hemorrhagic stroke and was airlifted to him for emergency surgery. His knowledge and skill saved my life, and I came through the surgery with no residual deficits. He is also a very caring,...more
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Dr. Andrew Johnson is a very caring doctor who gives his patients his undivided attention during office visits. He listens carefully to questions and concerns, and responds knowledgeably and honestly. I was very happy with the result of my surgery.
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Dr. Johnson is a miracle worker! With his attentiveness, expertise, and breadth of knowldge I knew I was in good hands from the very beginning. Thank you Dr. Johnson for everything you’ve done!
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Great doctor sought to provide best service possible. My back hurt for nearly two years beforehand, near the end the pain was nearly unbearable. Doctor Johnson relieved that pain and provided amazing care.
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