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Dr. Garner Johnson, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery ·  Male · Age 64

Dr. Johnson

Dr. Garner Johnson, MD is a colon & rectal surgery specialist in Albany, NY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of Minnesota Medical School in 1982 and specializes in colon & rectal surgery and general surgery.


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(518) 438-2776

Dr. Johnson accepts the following insurance:

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

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Johnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Colon and Rectal Surgery
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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 30 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
1988
Fell Mayo Grad School
Residency Hospital
1987
University Mass Med Center
Residency Hospital
1984
University Chicago
Internship Hospital
1982
University Of Minnesota Medical School
Medical School
1978
Brown University / Alpert Medical School
Undergraduate School
1989
1988
1987
1984
1982
1978

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

4.2

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
72.72727272727273%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
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(2)

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My bv experience with Dr Johnson was excellent...Hes a great caring surgeon ...I felt completely relaxed having him do my surgery...I would highly recommend him
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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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