Dr. Justin Johnsen, MD

Dr. Justin Johnsen, MD

Oculoplastic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 48
Dr. Justin Johnsen, MD is an oculoplastic surgery specialist in Salt Lake City, UT and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Emory University in 1999 and specializes in oculoplastic surgery and ophthalmology.Read his story

5089 S 900 E Ste 200

Salt Lake City, UT 84117

Contact Information

(801) 281-3223

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Eyelid Surgery
very high
more than 97% of peers
Ectropion of Eyelid
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Johnsen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnsen "I am a versatile oculofacial surgeon and I have been recognized for my academic and civic endeavors. Before establishing my practice in Salt Lake City, Utah, I had already received honors and awards from prestigious educational institutions like Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Emory University Medical School. I am a former Duke University professor and I have conducted several studies in facial trauma, CO2 laser treatments, and facial reconstructive procedures. I have participated in various civic organizations and initiatives. These include the Utah Special Winter Olympics, the United Way and other community programs in and around Utah and other states. I was born, and raised in Utah. I have a beautiful wife and six lovely children. My outside interests include exercise, cooking, and sports. I am passionate about helping others! I especially love the trauma and reconstructive aspect of facial plastic surgery"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnsen "Compassion and empowerment is my philosophy!  I love to engage the patient and I support a patient's decisions about their treatment plan.  I love to educate and encourage all of my patients to be involved in all aspects of their care.  The first rule of thumb is to listen  to patient's concerns and I value a patient's input and attend to their individual needs.  I always strive to communicate in a clear, timely manner and share all pertinent information with my patients.  I always treat my patients and their families with dignity, compassion and respect."

2  Specialties

  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

37  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Cancer
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Graves' Disease
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotropia
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Photokeratitis
  • Pterygium
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis


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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • CO2 Laser Treatment for Skin Lesions
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dermal Filler
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision of Skin Cancer
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Mohs Surgery
  • Non-Ablative Laser Skin Rejuvenation
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Ultrapulse CO2 Laser

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Utah.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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  • University of Utah
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • L D S Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Vanderbilt University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Michigan Center for Oculoplastic, Orbital and Reconstructive Surgery
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnsen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnsen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnsen to family and friends
10 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Johnsen'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
Dr. Johnsen Says:

I would like to thank you personally for all of you comments as we always value any input.  My office staff and I are always striving to do our very best, and improve upon all of our outcomes and experiences as we strive to serve you!  If you have any further comments, or any concerns. please feel free to contact us directly at 801-281-FACE.  Thank you once again for you valuable input!


Patient Comments (2)

This guy rus visage medical in Murray utah.bad place.had facial implant done.not only is the implant placed improperly.he's lied on more than one occasion about placement.and reluctant to fix.bad doctor.unprofessional practice.
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Dr. Johnsen is amazing. He has an eye for esthetics and my eyelid surgery was perfect. His procedure was blameless, suture less, and only took 20 minutes. I recovered quickly and was thrilled with the results!!
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