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Michael Allen Johnson, MD

Charleston, SC 29414 (3 other locations)
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  • Easy scheduling
  • Friendly staff
  • Trusted diagnosis

About Michael Allen Johnson MD

Michael Allen Johnson, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Charleston, SC, with other offices in Walterboro, SC and Beaufort, SC. He has 30 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. He speaks English.

Michael Johnson has received the following awards:


Dr. Michael Allen Johnson has 4 locations

Retina Consultants of Charleston - West Ashley 3531 Mary Ader Ave Ste D Charleston, SC 29414
Retina Consultants of Charleston - Walterboro 400 Constance St Walterboro, SC 29488
Retina Consultants of Charleston - Beaufort 1181 Ribaut Rd Spanish Point Beaufort, SC 29902
Retina Consultants of Charleston - The Cigar Factory 701 E Bay St Ste 102 Charleston, SC 29403


Dr. Michael Allen Johnson has the following specialty

Specialty Expertise

Dr. Michael Allen Johnson has the following 5 areas of expertise

  • Laparoscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Retinal Disorders
  • Retina Surgery
  • macular hole
  • Adult Retina


2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award (2018, 2017)

    Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.


30 Years Experience

Johns Hopkins University Hospital - Wilmer Eye Institute

Graduated in 1996

Howard Hughes Medical Institute


University Of Virginia School Of Medicine

Graduated in 1992

Dr. Michael Allen Johnson Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Most Insurance Plans Accepted

More about Dr. Michael Allen Johnson

Dr. Michael Johnson is a retinal surgeon. 

The son of an Air Force officer, he was raised in Virginia.  He graduated college from Yale University and then medical school at the University of Virginia.  He competed and won a prestigious fellowship as a research scholar at the largest private research organization in the world, the highly regarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute at the NIH doing advanced research on the molecular and cell biology of the retina.

He then completed his clinical eye and retina training at the prestigious ophthalmic training centers—Johns Hopkins’ Wilmer Eye Hospital, University of Pennsylvania, Wills Eye Hospital, and the University of Virginia. 

Dr. Johnson is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a member of the American Society of Retina Specialists. 

He is available for clinical and surgical consultation for a variety of retinal diagnoses including retinal detachments, diabetic retinopathy, vein occlusions, macular degeneration, macular pucker, and macular holes.