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Dr. Derek K Johnson, MD

Smyrna, TN 37167
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(629) 209-9586

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About Derek K Johnson MD

Dr. Derek K Johnson, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Smyrna, TN. He has 28 years of experience. His specialties include Pediatrics. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Saint Thomas West Hospital. He speaks English.


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The Center for Pediatric Excellence, PLLC 300 Stonecrest Blvd Ste 250 Smyrna, TN 37167


Dr. Derek K Johnson has the following 3 specialties

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Dr. Derek K Johnson has the following area of expertise


28 Years Experience

University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1995

Dr. Derek K Johnson Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
  • BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Great-West
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • Tricare
  • Tricare East
  • UnitedHealthcare

More about Dr. Derek K Johnson

Derek K. Johnson, MD is from Seat Pleasant, MD, a town that shares a border with Washington, D.C.  He graduated from the University of Maryland-College Park in 1991 and is a proud Maryland Terp alumnus and supporter.  He attended the University of Pittsburgh-School of Medicine and graduated in 1995.  Dr. Johnson completed his National Capital Consortium Pediatric Residency at the Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Johnson was a U.S. Army physician until June 2001, then began civilian life as a board certified pediatrician.  In 2013, he became certified as a concussion specialist.  He practices at The Center for Pediatric Excellence, PLLC and The Derek Johnson, M.D. Concussion Clinic, PLLC.  He is on staff at St. Thomas Hospital-Rutherford and StoneCrest Hospital.  Dr. Johnson is also a Concussion Consultant with the MTSU football team.  

Dr. Johnson loves spending time with his family, sports, movies, community service, motorcycling, gardening, travel, and the fine arts. He is active here at First Baptist Church of Murfreesboro, on the board at the Boys and Girls Club of Rutherford County, active in his fraternity Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., coaches youth sports and is a TSSAA football official.

Derek K. Johnson, M.D.                                                                                                                                        Pediatrician/Concussion Specialist                                                                                                                                              The Center for Pediatric Excellence, PLLC                                                                                                                                  The Derek Johnson, M.D. Concussion Clinic, PLLC