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Dr. J Johnson, MD
Neurological Surgeon
24 years of experience
Video profile
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Patient comments (11)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. J Johnson, Neurological Surgeon is Good. Dr. Johnson has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 11 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.5
  • Currently 2.5384615384615 of 4 stars
Promptness 2.2
  • Currently 2.2307692307692 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.3
  • Currently 3.3076923076923 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 2.8
  • Currently 2.7692307692308 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 2.8
  • Currently 2.7692307692308 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 2.8
  • Currently 2.7692307692308 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 22 areas:
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Cervical Herniated Discs
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Computer Guided Spinal Surgery
  • Crainiovertebral Junction
  • Degenertative Spinal Disorders
  • Disc Herniation
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery and Thoracoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Failed Back Syndrome
  • Lumbar Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery
  • Non-Fusion Spinal Surgery
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Tumor and Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spinal Deformity Surgery
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Infections
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Trauma and Fractures
  • Thoracic Spinal Surgery
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Education & Awards

Dr. Johnson graduated from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. He has 10 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Mid-City West
Orthopedic Surgery
Castle Connolly "American Top Doctors" *
Cedars-Sinai Department of Neurosurgery, "Golden Apple Award" for Outstanding Teaching Award *
Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders Fellowship Outstanding Teaching Award *
Southern California "Super Doctors" in Neurosurgery *
UCLA Outstanding Physician of the Year *
US News and World Reports "Best Doctors" *
Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare *


Dr. Johnson has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Glendale Adventist Medical Center/Adventist Health 
  • University of California Davis Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. J Patrick Johnson MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 24 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine.
Where does Dr. J P. Johnson practice?
Dr. J Johnson has 2 office locations.
Dr. J Johnson practices Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Sacramento, CA.
See Los Angeles Neurological Surgeons and Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeons.