Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD

Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 26 years. He graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery and critical care surgery.

4715 Whitesburg Dr SE

Huntsville, AL 35802

Contact Information

(256) 881-5151

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Herniated Disc Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
very high
more than 98% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

54  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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18  Procedures

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Ky Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD
Dr Johnson and his staff are great! They discovered my problems when others could not. Very caring and knowledgeable
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James Clement – Aug 13, 2018
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Before and throughout my surgery , Dr. Johnson and his care team have been present with helpful answers and informaton that helps one to relax about the procedure. Additionally, they provide the individual with information through their health loop connection that I found that was very informal and...Read More
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Robert L. Rice in Madison, AL – Aug 07, 2018
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Doctor Johnson is kind, understanding and personable. He is easy to talk to and very knowledgeable in the field. All in all my neck surgery was a good experience. Thanks to the whole Crestwood hospital and Dr. Johnson staff. From prep, surgery, recovery and the room stay(floor staff)....Read More
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Matt in Madison, AL – Aug 01, 2018
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I definitely would recommend Dr. Johnson. My first impression of Dr. Johnson and his staff was excellent and hasn't changed. I had a microdiscectomy on a extruding herniated disc L4/L5 that affected the sciatic nerve in my left leg. He explained everything very clearly. Dr. Johnson has excellent...Read More
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Joshua in AL – Jul 11, 2018
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Wish that I would have had this fixed years ago. Dr. Johnson got me into surgery less than 1 week after my initial consultation. Both he and his staff were very professional. At SportsMed the wait after the xray seemed like a long time. I didn't see a clock and wasn't looking at my phone.
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Seedig – Jul 09, 2018
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