Dr. Robert R. Johnson, MD

Dr. Robert R. Johnson, MD

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Neurosurgery | Male | 62 years old

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Dr. Johnson is board certified and specializes in general neurosurgery with a concentration in surgical procedures in the treatment of...Read more

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based on 9 total surveys (2 with reviews)
Dr. Johnson Says:

Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation.

Thank you for your feedback.

Dr. Johnson's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Reviews (2)
Waterford, MI |
Dr Johnson is one of the nicest, caring doctor I see. I knew I had a serious back problem and I would need surgery. He was actually the fourth neurosurgeon I saw. I was so sure that he would be able to help me. I had no confidence in the first 3 doctors so continued to look further. He always spends the time I need to answer questions. He was always available when I suffered an unexpected complication. After 6 back surgeries there is no one else I would let care for my back. He's the best!
in Brighton |
Upon consulting with Dr. Johnson at my first appointment for my lower back pain I was very relieved that he suggested no surgery at this time. He was very thorough going over my xrays and showed me the areas that are causing the pain. But for now he recommended some PT to strengthen my core and the lower back area. Looking forward to maybe seeing him next year for an update on my condition.
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Dr. Johnson says...

Dr. Johnson is board certified and specializes in general neurosurgery with a concentration in surgical procedures in the treatment of epilepsy.

He has conducted advanced epilepsy research focusing on the surgical removal of the lesions known to cause epilepsy. This research found that surgical removal or placement of a vagal nerve stimulator is superior to drug treatment in some types of epilepsy.

He holds many prestigious positions which include:

  • Neurosurgeon, Michigan Head & Spine Institute
  • Chief Neurological Surgery, Sinai-Grace Hospital
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Voluntary Faculty
  • Department of Neurological Surgery,  Wayne State University School of Medicine

Dr. Johnson was a Captain in the Air Force, stationed in Lakeland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. 

He is certified by:

  • Board Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons

Please call his office at 877-784-3667. 

Dr. Johnson says...

I am particularly interested in Epilepsy and the surgical procedures for treatment.

Parkinson's and other movement disorders are conditions of high expertise and interest.

As chief of Neurological surgery at Sinai-Grace hospital, I also treat neurotrauma and perform general neurosurgical procedures.

Dr. Johnson says...

Your comments and feedback are always welcome. My preference is direct communication if you have a concern you would like me to address. If the care and treatment provided you is worthy of sharing with others, you have my appreciation.

Thank you for your feedback.

Dr. Johnson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Neurosurgery
  •  No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  •  Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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    Board Actions

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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Education

  • Medical School
    West Virginia University

    Graduated in 1986

  • Residency Hospital
    Wayne State University

    Completed in 1988

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy Research
  • Movement Disorders Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Deep Brain Stimulation Evaluation
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epilepsy Surgery
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Movement Disorder Surgery for Parkinson's Disease
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Parkinson's Surgery
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization