Dr. Mark Johnson, MD

Dr. Mark Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
Dr. Mark Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 15 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1995 and specializes in neurosurgery.

75 Francis St

Boston, MA 02115

Contact Information

(617) 525-7779

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 99% of peers
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more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

47  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1995
  • Oregon Health and Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University Of Washinton Seattle
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2003

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. Mark Johnson, MD
Dr. Johnson is the best doctor I have ever had period. I had two brain surgeries and I wouldn't want anyone other than Dr Johnson. The wait times have been a little long but once you meet Dr Johnson you will understand why. He is very thorough and spends the extra time necessary answering any...Read More
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Ken Rodgers in Haverhill, MA – Jul 17, 2017
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I received my longest lasting vp shunt from Dr. Johnson. I've had 28 VP shunt surgeries. This one has lasted me the longest 11yrs!!! The shunt is still working today'
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Patient from Maine in St. Albans, Me – May 12, 2017
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After over a year of discomfort after a shunt revision, I got a second opinion and found out that I had pressure 3 times higher than it should have been. I needed more work done to help me. Dr. Johnson didn't want to listen!
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Vicki Russo in Winthrop, MA – Jan 30, 2017
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Dr Johnson, thank you soooo much for listening to my laments about my continued sleepiness! Since my visit with you on Thursday, Feb 18, this is truly a new level of awakedness that I have not known in my entire life! I am so glad my PCP directed me to you. Thanks again! Gratefully, Paul Riley.
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Paul D. Riley in Taunton, Ma – Feb 20, 2016
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