Dr. David Johnson, MD

Dr. David Johnson, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 53
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Dr. David Johnson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Palm Springs, CA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from University of Hawaii At Manoa in 1999 and specializes in general surgery, otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, and more.

1180 N Indian Canyon Dr Ste E421

Palm Springs, CA 92262

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Desert Oasis Healthcare
  • Exclusive Healthcare
  • Galaxy Health Network
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No malpractice claims found for California
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Johnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Esophageal Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson performs Esophageal Surgery more than 62% of his peers

Dr. Johnson performs this procedure more than 62% of his peers

Hemorrhoids
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Hemorrhoids more than 53% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 53% of his peers

Abdominal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Abdominal Disorders more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Johnson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Sinusitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Aneurysm
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Autoimmune Diseases
Benign Tumor
Biopsy of Breast
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Brain Disorders
Breast Cancer
Breast Lump
Breast Reconstruction
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Chronic Sinusitis
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Conductive Hearing Loss
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Constipation
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Crohn's Disease
Deafness
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Dizziness
Down Syndrome
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Dysphagia
Ear Disorders
Earwax Buildup
Endocarditis
ENT Surgery
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Esophageal Varices
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
Excision of Esophageal Lesion
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Fecal Impaction Removal
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Fracture
Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
Headache
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
Hyperparathyroidism
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Laryngeal Cancer
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lung Cancer
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Pancreatic Cancer
Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
Partial Lung Collapse
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleural Effusion
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Proctosigmoidopexy With Robotic Assistance
Pulmonary Disease
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Rib Fracture
Secondary Malignancies
Sinus Surgery
Sinusitis
Skin Grafts
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Small Intestine Cancer
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Soft Tissue Sarcoma of Head, Face, and Neck
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Thoracentesis
Thrombosis
Thyroid Cancer
Thyroidectomy
Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
Tinnitus
Tracheal Surgery
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Varicose Veins
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Ventral Hernia
Vertigo
Vocal Cord Polyp
Wheezing
Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

My approach is to be compassionate to the individuals need, understanding that coming to me for ANY reason is a scary prospect. I try to explain every aspect of all options available to the patient and my practice uses the latest technologies availab...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2004
University of Hawaii School of Medicine Integrated Surgical Residency
Residency Hospital
2000
University of Hawaii School of Medicine Integrated Surgical Residency
Internship Hospital
1999
University of Hawaii At Manoa
Medical School
1989
Boston University School of Medicine
Undergraduate School
2004
2000
1999
1989

Awards

Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

4.2

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
19.047619047619047%
(4)

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Dr. David Johnson did a small intestine resection on me for obstruction. Did an excellent job. I am getting stronger every day. I don't believe he had control over my post op care, he was the surgeon at Mark Twain Hospital at San Andreas, CA. Hospital stay was 19 days in bed, which is way too...Read More
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Dr. Johnson did my hernia surgery. He's highly trained and very experienced in the best hernia repair method, the Shouldice method. He's caring, compassionate, takes time with patients and I had great confidence in him going into the surgery. He did not disappoint and since my surgery several...Read More
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I would totally recommend Dr. Johnson. He was highly recommended by my GP because of a hernia procedure I needed. I had never had surgery in my adult life so I was more than tentative. My consultation proved that he should absolutely be my surgeon. He was personable, compassionate and...Read More
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Wonderful Doctor, I would recommend him to everyone.
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Cigna
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Cigna PPO
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Exclusive Healthcare
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Covered California - Bronze PPO
Employer Group HMO
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Family Health Plan PPO
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UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Navigate HMO
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Options PPO
PacifiCare HMO

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