Dr. Garner Johnson, MD

Dr. Garner Johnson, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Garner Johnson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1982 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

319 S Manning Blvd Ste 310

Albany, NY 12208

Contact Information

(518) 438-2776

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Health Net
  • 18 More

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Johnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson performs Colon and Rectal Surgery more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Johnson performs this procedure more than 96% of his peers

Anal Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Anal Disorders more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Colectomy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson performs Colectomy more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Johnson performs this procedure more than 93% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • da Vinci® Colectomy
  • Hemicolectomy
  • Laparoscopic Colectomy

Dr. Johnson's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal and Rectal Cancer
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anal or Rectal Pain
Anal Prolapse
Anorectal Abscess
Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Colectomy
Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
Colitis
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colon Cancer
Colon Disorders
Colon Polyp
Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Crohn's Disease
Destruction of Anal Tumor
Diverticulitis
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fecal Incontinence
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
Hemorrhoids
Hernia Repair
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Meckel's Diverticulum
Neuroendocrine Tumors
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Rectal Cancer
Rectal Prolapse
Rectovaginal Fistula
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Secondary Malignancies
Sphincterotomy
Ulcer
Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Garner Johnson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1982 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.

Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

  • 1989
    Mayo Grad School
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Fell Mayo Grad School
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1987
    University Mass Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1987
  • 1984
    University Chicago
    Internship Hospital
    1984
  • 1982
    University Of Minnesota Medical School
    Medical School
    1982
  • 1978
    Brown University / Alpert Medical School
    Undergraduate School
    1978

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

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4.1

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
20%
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Praise & gratitude for Dr. Garner Johnson and Dr. Nora Yip, surgeons for my colorectal repairs. Office staff at Capital District Colon & Rectal Surgery Associates very efficient group. Quickly scheduled all necessary pre-op testing during my first visit. i
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I have been a patient since by first colonoscopy 6 years ago. I will not go to anyone else for this specialty.
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We needed Dr Johnson over a Holiday Weekend- and he was extremely responsive and accomodating (especially as I wasn't a patient)
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
EmblemHealth
GHI HMO
GHI PPO
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
WellPoint

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