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Dr. Kim Johnston, MD

Dr. Kim Johnston, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 66

  

Dr. Kim Johnston, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Macon, GA. He specializes in neurosurgery.


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(478) 207-6588

Dr. Johnston accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna POS
Aetna PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Advantage PPO
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia POS
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia PPO
Cigna
Behavioral Health
Cigna POS
Cigna PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Coventry Health Care
Coventry Health Care POS
Coventry Health Care PPO
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Rural Carrier Benefit Plan
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) POS
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
HealthSmart
HealthSmart POS
HealthSmart PPO
Humana
Humana POS
Humana PPO
Medicare Advantage
Medicare PPO
Tricare
Medicaid
Amerigroup
Managed Care
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network POS
PHCS Network PPO
National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC)
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Tricare
UnitedHealthCare
Care Improvement Plus Medicare Advantage
Medicare Advantage PFFS
Medicare Supplement PPO
UMR
United Behavioral Health
United Healthcare POS
United Healthcare PPO
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Georgia
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Johnston's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Low Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

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

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

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnston treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Johnston treats this condition more than 99% 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
Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnston treats Spine Disorders more than 98% of his peers

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

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Johnston's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • 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
  • Cranial Trauma
  • 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 Hematoma
  • 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
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Paracentesis
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

GNI Exists to render Neurosurgical care to patients of all social conditions, treating complicated problems involving the brain, spine, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. We endeavor to encourage quality care, medical research, innovation, and education on a local, national and international basis.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
Medical College Of Georgia Hospital and Clinic
Internship Hospital
1976
Georgia Southern College
Undergraduate School
1982
1976

Awards

Dr. Johnston's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnston

3.8

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
63.1578947368421%
(12)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
10.526315789473685%
(2)
1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(4)

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After a year of severe pain, I made an appointment with Dr. Johnston. I had tried every noninvasive treatment I could find, and gotten no relief for the pain I was experiencing from disc degeneration and a pinched nerve in my neck. Immediately after surgery, the pain was gone. I was released for...Read More
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Dr. Johnston literally saved my life and I can't be more THANKFUL to him than I already am. I want everyone to know how awesome he is. Going into the hospital the Lord knew exactly who I needed and that was Dr. Johnston. God bless
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In Dec,'85, I was in an MVA with an 18wheeler in which I sustained multiple traumatic injuries including ruptured spleen,brain and spinal injuries, as well as 6 fractures,etc, and survived miraculously. In 2000, after several years of migraines,neck,shoulder,and arm pain,Dr. Johnston performed my...Read More
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Dr. Johnston and his staff could not have been any nicer. Mary and Rhonda took great care of me during my back surgery. I was very apprehensive abouy having anything done to my back. Now looking back, I wished had done it years ago. Also the office and operating rooms were extremely clean. Thanks...Read More
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I have been seeing Dr. Johnston since i was i probably about 9 or 10 years old and I have a medical condition called "Hydrocephalus" It is known as fluid on the brain an i have a shunt put in place to allow the CSF (Cerebrospinal Fluid) to drain from the brain into the abdomen, He is an AMAZING...Read More
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Georgia Neurosurgical Institute

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    • Sat: closed
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