Dr. Joe Johnston, MD

Dr. Joe Johnston, MD

General Surgery  ·  
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Age 48
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Dr. Joe Johnston, MD is a general surgery specialist in San Antonio, TX and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio in 1996 and specializes in general surgery and breast surgical oncology.

18707 Hardy Oak Blvd Ste 210

San Antonio, TX 78258

Contact Information

(210) 593-2500

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johnston performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
normal
more than 5% of peers
Breast Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers
Cancer
normal
more than 5% of peers

Dr. Johnston'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnston "Timely, compassionate and personalized care of the highest standard"

2  Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

6  Conditions Treated

18  Procedures

  • Abdominal Mass Biopsy
  • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
  • Biopsy
  • Biopsy of Affected Tissue
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer Treatment
  • Excisional Biopsy
  • Intestinal Biopsy
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Muscle Biopsy
  • Sentinel Node Biopsy
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Soft Tissue Mass Biopsy
  • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
  • Surgical Biopsy
  • Surgical Procedures
  • Temporal Artery Biopsy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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

  • Univ Of Tx Med Sch At San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Morristown Meml Hospital UMDNJ
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University Hospital University Tex Health Science Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnston's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnston to family and friends
6 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Johnston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr was very helpful and explained every question that I had. Problem was when I went to his office the staff were in a bad mood and were very unprofessional when I requested a temporary disability form they did it in a hurry and wrote the wrong information. When I called to ask for the person I had...more
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