Dr. Brian Johnson, MD

Dr. Brian Johnson, MD

Addiction Psychiatry  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Brian Johnson, MD is an addiction psychiatry specialist in Syracuse, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from New York Med Coll in 1976 and specializes in addiction psychiatry and psychiatry.

750 E Adams St

Syracuse, NY 13210

Contact Information

(315) 464-3100

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Excellus BlueCross BlueShield
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care

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2  Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

2  Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Psychiatry
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
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2  Procedures

  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

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0 Sanctions

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  • New York Med Coll
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1977
  • Cambridge Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Brian Johnson, MD
Dr Johnson was incredibly rude and condescending, I went to see him for help with an alcohol problem and he didn’t even talk to me but already diagnosed me with multiple personality disorder through a 15 question Survey which I don’t have I’ve been diagnosed by several other doctors, and he judged...Read More
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May 09, 2018
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Was sent here for pain management of a 5 tear rotator cuff. Was pretty much told the pain is in my head... 3 weeks later I had to have surgery because I couldn’t move my right arm (I happen to be a paraplegic as well). No compassion whatsoever Now has me marked with a suppressive disorder on my...Read More
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Dec 27, 2017
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Traumatic experience felt like I was interrogated while naked in front of a dozen people I didn't know. Not recommended for mild depression patients.
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Sharon in Syracuse, ny – Dec 31, 2016
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Dr Johnson over medicated my son and sent him home to die. He was 41 and not in bad health. Even the pharmacist questioned his decisions.
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C Milliman in Marcy, NY – Mar 24, 2016
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