Dr. James Johnson Jr MD

  • Thoracic Surgery Memphis, TN

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Dr. James Johnson Jr, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Memphis, TN, with other offices in Memphis, TN and Tupelo, MS (and 1 other location). Their specialties include Thoracic Surgery. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Baptist Mem Hosp/Golden Triangle, Baptist Memorial Hospital Booneville and Baptist Memorial Hospital-Collierville. They speak English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. James Johnson Jr has the following 5 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.

Thoracic Surgery

If you need surgery to treat a complication in your chest, which includes your lungs, esophagus, diaphragm and heart, your doctor will refer you to a thoracic surgeon. They’re trained to offer surgical treatment for tumors and abnormalities in these areas as well as respiratory and heart conditions like lung cancer, heart disease and diseases in the diaphragm.
Thoracic surgeons are similar to heart surgeons, except they have additional training in the entire cardiorespiratory system and in how your blood vessels work with your lungs and airways. They’re also trained on catheters used in the chest, as well as cardiac and respiratory support systems that might be part of your treatment plan.


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Locations & Directions

3960 Knight Arnold Rd
Memphis, TN 38118

5050 Poplar Ave
Memphis, TN 38157

499 S Gloster St
Tupelo, MS 38801

901 Stark Rd
Starkville, MS 39759

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