Dr. Brian Johnson, MD

Addiction Psychiatry •  Male • Age 68
  
Dr. Johnson
Accepting new patients
Telehealth services available

SUNY Adult Psychtry Outpt Clin

750 E Adams St Syracuse, NY 13210

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(315) 464-3100

Dr. Brian Johnson, MD is a Addiction Psychiatry Specialist in Syracuse, NY and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1976. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Johnson to book an appointment.


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Dr. Johnson accepts the following insurance:

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National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
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Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
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CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
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HealthyBlue Advantage
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Choice Care PPO
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Dr. Johnson's conditions and procedures:

  • ADHD and-or ADD
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Alcohol-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Alcoholism (Alcohol Dependence)
  • Amphetamine and Other Psychostimulant Dependence
  • Antisocial Personality Disorder
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Bipolar Disorder
  • Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Cocaine Addiction
  • Combination Drug Dependence
  • Conversion Disorder
  • Delusional Disorder
  • Dissociative, Conversion, and Factitious Disorders
  • Drug and Alcohol Dependence
  • Drug-Induced Mental Disorders
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Emotional Disturbances of Childhood and Adolescence
  • Group Psychotherapy
  • Homicidal Ideation
  • Major Depressive Disorder
  • Marijuana Addiction
  • Munchausen Syndrome
  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  • Nondependent Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Amphetamine or Related Acting Sympathomimetic Abuse
  • Nondependent Cocaine Abuse
  • Nondependent Drug and Alcohol Abuse
  • Nondependent Marijuana Abuse
  • Nondependent Opioid Abuse
  • Nondependent Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Abuse
  • Opioid Dependence
  • Personality Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychiatric Diseases
  • Psychiatric Evaluation
  • Psychogenic Disorders (incl. Psychogenic Pain)
  • Psychosis Due to Mental Illness
  • Psychotherapy and Psychophysiological Therapy (incl. Biofeedback)
  • Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Schizoid and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  • Schizophrenia
  • Schizophreniform and Schizoaffective Disorder
  • Sedative, Hypnotic, or Anxiolytic Dependence
  • Somatoform Disorders
  • Suicidal Ideation
  • Tobacco Use Disorder

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2.3

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This man was ALWAYS more than willing to help me reach sobriety. He is a true addiction Dr. that only tries to HELP ppl. Being sober hurts and is hard, Dr Johnson is full of compassion and understanding.
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May 31, 2020
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This "doctor" doesn't even use science. Look up some of his PowerPoint presentations concerning opioid induced hyper-algesia. I am not on any pain meds so save your judgements. Oh yeah! Don't forget to buy his book!! Doesn't even deserve one star. Such a condescending jerk.
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May 07, 2019
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He is a ridiculous man who is condescending to the point of hilarity. He is a cliche cartoon of a doctor. To be avoided at all costs.
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Mar 28, 2019
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He saved my life countless times and is benevolent. He has gotten me through hell and back and there for me 24-7 without fail. The other bad reviews are vicious lies and wild accusations from anger because Dr. Johnson will only prescribe healthy solutions, not the drugs addicts crave and seek. As an addict, I have seen people do this to both hospital docs and outpatient docs repeatedly. It gives addicts a terrible image and stigma. Quit before the drugs consume you. He will help you QUIT!
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Syracuse, NY – Feb 27, 2019
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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 me for the medication my other doctor prescribed me for my severe adhd and laughed at my depression and anxiety, worst doctor ever Wouldn’t recommend to anyone.
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  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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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 record! I wouldn’t recommend this Dr to diagnose anyone. A total waste of my time and money . Find someone credible
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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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Run!
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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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Biography

Dr. Brian Johnson, MD is a Addiction Psychiatry Specialist in Syracuse, NY and has over 44 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from New York Medical College medical school in 1976. He is accepting new patients and has indicated that he accepts telehealth appointments. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Johnson to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • Addiction Psychiatry

Board Certifications

  • Addiction Psychiatry
  • Psychiatry

Education

1981
Cambridge Hosp
Residency Hospital
1978
Metropolitan Hospital Center
Residency Hospital
1977
Harlem Hospital Center
Internship Hospital
1976
New York Medical College
Medical School

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Locations

SUNY Adult Psychtry Outpt Clin

SUNY Adult Psychtry Outpt Clin750 E Adams St Syracuse, NY 13210
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