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Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 52

Dr. Johnson Jr

Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Birmingham in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery and critical care surgery.


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(256) 881-5151

Dr. Johnson Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
Dental Blue 100/200/300
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Dr. Johnson Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson Jr treats Low Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Johnson Jr treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson Jr treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Johnson Jr treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Spinal Fusion
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson Jr performs Spinal Fusion more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Johnson Jr performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Johnson Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • 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
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Johnson Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Huntsville, AL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from University Of Birmingham in 1992 and specializes in neurosurgery and critical care surgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Critical Care Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

University Of Ky Hospital
Residency Hospital
1992
University Of Birmingham
Medical School
1992

Awards

Dr. Johnson Jr's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson Jr

4.3

Based on 87 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
18.39080459770115%
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Dr. Johnson and his team are amazing. They have been in constant contact with me since my surgery and have answered any questions quickly. I don't know if I could recommend them more. I have healed very nicely and continue to excel.
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I’m very pleased with Dr Johnson and very thankful to him , his staff and Crestwood Hospital.
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Fantastic docter. My pain was so bad, I did not think I could on. He fixed me. I was walking around the block in 3 days and before surgery I could not 10 steps. Highly reccomended. Very likable, straight shooter.
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Dr. Johnson is very personable and professional. It's obvious that he knows his specialty well, and he is still kind and caring.
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I highly recommend Dr. John Johnson! On Dec. 3, 2018 I had Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion surgery. My experience with Dr. Johnson and PA Leonard Zimnowski has been wonderful! They make a great team! Dr. Johnson is a very talented and skilled surgeon. He is very personable, caring and very...Read More
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Locations

SportsMED Orthopaedic Surgery and Spine Center

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    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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