Dr. Garner Johnson, MD

Dr. Garner Johnson, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery  ·  
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Age 63
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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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Top Care Areas

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Colon and Rectal Surgery
very high
more than 94% of peers
Intestinal Obstruction
very high
more than 92% of peers
Anal or Rectal Pain
very high
more than 92% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Colon & Rectal Surgery*
  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

34  Conditions Treated

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26  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • 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)
  • Sphincterotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

4.1

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(7)
4 Stars
10%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
20%
(2)

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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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Marsha K. – May 30, 2018
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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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Johnstown, NY – Sep 14, 2016
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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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Albany, NY – Feb 16, 2016
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