Dr. Tonica Johnson, MD

Dr. Tonica Johnson, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 49
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Dr. Tonica Johnson, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Emory University in 1999 and specializes in ophthalmology.

4102 N Roxboro St

Durham, NC 27704

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johnson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Stye
very high
more than 93% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 92% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

70  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Scar
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Entropion
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Disease
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Growth
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Scleritis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Shingles
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Massachusetts Institute Of Techonology
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Emory University
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Case Western Reserve University School Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004
  • University Of Southern California, Keck School Of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Stanford University
    Other Education | Completed 1992

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Deans Scholar. Four Years. Emory Univ School of Medicine,
  • Bell Communication Research Engineering Scholarship -MIT,
  • General Motors Engineering Scholarship - MIT,
  • Excellence in Engineering Award - MIT,
  • MAP International Medical Mission Scholarship,
  • Bell Communication Research Graduate Engineering Fellowship-Stanford Univ,
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
37 total reviews (29 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (30)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (29)

Dr. Johnson Gave Me Back the Stars and Planets… Post-Surgery: After opting for the basic lens (personal preference), I could not be happier with my results! That first night back at the telescope with my granddaughter was a real treat as Saturn was up high in the night sky and the rings looked...more
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I had bilateral cataract removal by Dr Johnson during the summer and could not be more pleased. NO discomfort, NO nausea, NO complications, only 1 eye drop to use daily. Dr Johnson is very experienced, explains everything clearly, and is very personable. What could be better? And... my vision is....more
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Very professional and exceptionally well demeanor. Unhesitant to explain my medical treatment and address my health concerns in a clear and understanding manner. Truly an asset to their profession.
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Dr. Johnson and her Staff are highly professional and proficient. She takes time to answer all your questions and concerns about your condition. My Lasik surgery was very successful and I'm so happy that I can see without my glasses.
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Dr. Johnson is a very caring doctor who makes you feel at ease. She is very thorough and gives you your options as you come up with a medical plan. Very satisfied with her medical care.
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