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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (12)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. J Johnson, Neurological Surgeon is Good. Dr. Johnson has been reviewed by 32 patients who have provided 12 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
Promptness 2.8
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
Bedside Manner 3.4
Spends Time with Me 3.4
Follows Up After Visit 3.3

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Wounds and Injuries

Education & Awards

Dr. Johnson graduated from Oregon Health & Science University, Portland. He has 9 awards.

Castle Connolly's Top Doctors™ (2012 - 2013)
Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011)
Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)
Mid-City West
Neurological Surgeon
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 2005 ,2007, 2009 *
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:

  • University of California, Irvine Medical Center 
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. J Patrick Johnson MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 25 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. J P. Johnson practice?
Dr. J Johnson has 2 office locations.
Dr. J Johnson practices Neurological Surgery near Sacramento, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Los Angeles, CA.
See Sacramento Neurological Surgeons.