Dr. Walter Johnston, MD

Dr. Walter Johnston, MD

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Age 52
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Dr. Walter Johnston, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richardson, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestwern in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

3600 Shire Blvd Ste 104

Richardson, TX 75082

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Johnston's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnston treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Johnston treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Breast Diseases
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnston treats Breast Diseases more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Johnston treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Johnston treats Umbilical Hernia more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Johnston treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Johnston's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abdominal Pain
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Anal Disorders
Anal or Rectal Pain
Aneurysm
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
Benign Tumor
Bile Duct Procedure
Biopsy of Breast
Breast Cancer
Breast Diseases
Breast Lump
Breast Pain
Breast Reduction
Breast Surgical Procedure
Cancer
Carcinoma in Situ
Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
Colectomy
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Colorectal Cancer
Constipation
Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
Endoscopic Sphincterotomy and Papillotomy With Robotic Assistance
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Skin Lesion
Excision of Stomach Tumor
Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hypertension
Incisional Hernia
Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Abscess
Intestinal Obstruction
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy With Robotic Assistance
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lipomas
Liver Cancer
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Mastectomy
Nausea
Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
Paracentesis
Port Placements or Replacements
Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
Secondary Malignancies
Small Intestine Cancer
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
Stomach Cancer
Stomach Diseases
Stomach Surgery
Thoracentesis
Umbilical Hernia
Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Ventral Hernia
Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Johnston, MD is a general surgery specialist in Richardson, TX and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from University of Texas Southwestwern in 1992 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1997
    University of Colorado At Denver
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1993
    University of Colorado At Denver
    Internship Hospital
    1993
  • 1992
    University of Texas Southwestwern
    Medical School
    1992
  • 1988
    Baylor University
    Undergraduate School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

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I was refered to Dr. Johnston by baylor of Garland and he was Awesome
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Dr. Johnston was my surgeon for bi-lateral breast cancer. He is very thorough, attentive and reliable. I appreciated Dr. Johnston giving me direct answers, even when my health news was not always favorable. He educated me along the way, communicated appropriately with my oncologist and was very...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
Medicaid
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareOregon
Medicaid
CareSource
Medicaid
Cigna
Community Health Choice
Medicaid
Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
GEHA
Health Net
Medicaid
HealthFirst
HealthPlus
Medicaid
HealthPlus Amerigroup
Medicaid
HealthSmart
Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
Medicaid
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
Husky Health
Medicaid
inHealth
Medicaid
INTotal Health
Medicaid
Medica
Medicaid
Medicaid
Midwest Health Plan
Medicaid
Molina Healthcare
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Peach State Health Plan
Medicaid
Simply Healthcare Plans
Medicaid
Staywell (Wellcare)
Medicaid
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Medicaid
Navigate HMO
Navigate POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
Wellcare of Georgia
Medicaid

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