Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, MD

Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Jeffrey Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

9155 SW Barnes Rd Ste 836

Portland, OR 97225

Contact Information

(503) 291-1960

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • First Choice Health
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
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Top Care Areas

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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 83% 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

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Vascular Disease


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14  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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.


  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Columbia Presby Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Surgneur Branch National Insts Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1992

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 of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
30 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

I was fortunate to be referred to Dr. Johnson when I had numbness in my legs. He found I had spinal stenosis in my lumbar spine, which is unusual. I had a laminectomy, and he did an amazing job. I've been up walking now for several weeks, and am still improving daily. He has a very calm and...more
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I allowed him to fuse my neck 3 years ago and I'm still miserable! After surgery I was left in my own urine for hours and sent home when I never should have been around midnight. It was the worst and my pain is a 10 years later. I recommend anyone considering fusion stay away from this hack job!...more
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Dr. Johnson conducted two separate, unrelated operations on my back, one for a cyst and one for stenosis. Both were very successful and completed with no issues. Jeff is very knowledgeable and extremely competent. His staff was very helpful and caring. What separates Dr. Johnson from other...more
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I have been a patient of Dr. Johnson's for over decade. I suffer from hereditary degenerative disc disease. I consider the only reason I am not disabled like others in my family due to the work and guidance of Dr. Johnson. In the post operation unit, nurses have rushed over to me because they saw...more
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I was suffered a right leg pain for more than 6 year until April 2016 I found Dr. Johnson that he gave me a correct diagnose. On April 20, I received decompression, removal of synovial cyst surgery in my lower spinal. Right after the surgery, the leg pain was gone. Now it's been 3 months after the...more
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