Dr. Michele Johnson, MD

Dr. Michele Johnson, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Michele Johnson, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Atlanta, GA and has been practicing for 10 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:

Aneurysm
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
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
Vertebroplasty

About Me

Care Philosophy

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 condit...

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
    2008
  • 2007
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2002
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Yale University
    Medical School
    2001
  • 1995
    University of Oregon/Health Sciences University, Portland
    Undergraduate School
    1995

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Johnson

4.9

Based on 36 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Very professional. She performed a laminectomy that totally relieved my back pain and allowed me to stand straight once again. Dr. Johnson's staff worked a miracle to get my procedure approved through my insurance in a very short time. Dr. Johnson then worked me into her surgical schedule just...Read More
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I was a bit freaked out after having emergency back surgery in Greece and was lucky enough to be referred to Dr Johnson upon my return. She truly put my mind at ease and has made my road to recovery more than I could hope for. Between her, Lori, Joe, Riley and the rest of her staff I can finally...Read More
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The best doctor/surgeon anyone could possibly ask for...I would and have trusted Dr. Johnson with my life. She’s kind, compassionate, understanding, very thorough, gets right to the point and, great bedside manner, and also has a sense of humor! Her assistant Joe, couldn’t ask for anyone better,...Read More
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Exceptional are for you and your condition(s). Willing to listen and offer concise suggestions for care. This was my first meeting with Dr. Johnson and I was very happy to have been referred to her.
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Dr. Johnson is phenomenal!!! I had seen 3 different doctors that had diagnosed the problems I was having with my lower back incorrectly. Which caused me to spend a numerous amount of money on office visits, physical therapy and injections which none on them gave me any type long term relief. I was...Read More
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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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