Dr. Michele Johnson, MD

Dr. Michele Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 46
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Dr. Michele Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 11 years. She graduated from Yale University in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery, neurological spine reconstructive surgery, and more.Read her story

2001 Peachtree Rd NE Ste 575

Atlanta, GA 30309

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
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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. Johnson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 96% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

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

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Myelopathy more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spine Deformities
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnson treats Spine Deformities more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Johnson treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation

Dr. Johnson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
  • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Internal Fixation
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
  • Vertebroplasty

About Me

Dr. Johnson's mission is to provide her patients with compassionate and comprehensive care with the best possible outcomes. She understands that each patient is different and has specific needs. Dr. Johnson educates her patients about their condition...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

2008
Minimally Invasive Spine and Complex Spine Fellowship--Emory
Fellowship Hospital
2007
Emory University School Of Medicine
Residency Hospital
2002
Emory University School Of Medicine
Internship Hospital
2001
Yale University
Medical School
1995
University Of Oregon/Health Sciences University, Portland
Undergraduate School
2008
2007
2002
2001
1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

4.9

Based on 56 reviews

5 Stars
96.42857142857143%
(54)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
1.7857142857142858%
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2 Stars
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1 Star
1.7857142857142858%
(1)

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Dr Johnson has an excellent bedside manner. She understood my problem and was able to fit me in for surgery in under 2 weeks. I cannot tell you how happy I am now that my pain is gone!
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Location of Atlanta Brain & Spine is not convenient to me. But the quality of care outweighs the logistic hurdle.
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Dr Johnson was very professional and knowledgeable. She explained my diagnosis and surgery recommendation clearly. I would definitely recommend her to any and everyone
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She was very thorough and took time to explain my condition and surgery. She and her staff made me feel comfortable and in good hands. I definitely would recommend her as a spinal specialist.
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What a great Doctor. She really cares and her team does as well. I could not be happier with my surgery and recovery!
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Assurant Health
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
Blue Choice HMO
Blue Choice Option POS
Blue Open Access POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Commercial Insurance Company
Coventry Health Care
EmblemHealth
Emblem Health
HAP Insurance
Health Alliance
HealthSmart
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Molina
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare
Wells Fargo Insurance

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