Dr. Elijah Johnson, MD

Dr. Elijah Johnson, MD

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General Surgery  ·  
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39 y/o
(12)

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Dr. Elijah Johnson, MD is a general surgery specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 14 years. He specializes in general surgery.

Desert West Surgery

1111 Shadow Ln

Las Vegas, NV 89102
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Insurance Accepted

  • American Republic
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Culinary Health Fund
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
very high
more than 96% of peers
Ulcer
very high
more than 95% of peers
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 93% 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.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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54  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastrectomy
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrotomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatectomy (incl. Pancreas Transplant and Whipple Procedure)
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

1 Malpractice Claim
  • Settlement : 11/3/2015
    Amount or Range: $85,000.00
    State: Nevada
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.

Education

  • George Washington University
    Medical School | Graduated 2004
  • University Of Nevada School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Johnson has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • Spanish
  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

3.2

Based on 12 reviews

5 Stars
33.333333333333336%
(4)
4 Stars
25%
(3)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(1)
1 Star
33.333333333333336%
(4)

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Just returned from Dr. appt. 1 week after removing my gallbladder. I can't think of 1 negative thing I experienced form initial appointments to check in through pre or post op. I was very impressed with the staff the nurse that prep me for surgery should be the standard for which all nurses should...Read More
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Elijah Johnson used two tools and tried almost 10 times to put rubber band on my hemorrhoids and all got failed.  Then he started complaint about the tools, the lights, his assistant, except his ability. I got nothing done on that day and he made my hemorrhoids bleed much more the next day without...Read More
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Keeps patients out of the loop. 2 hours late for surgery without advising of his status.
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