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About Dr. Richard B Johnston III

Dr. Richard B Johnston III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Atlanta, GA, with another office in Atlanta, GA. He has 29 years of experience. His specialties include Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Johnston is affiliated with Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Piedmont Atlanta Hospital. Dr. Johnston has received 1 award. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

24 Ratings with 13 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Richard B Johnston III is Good. Dr. Richard B Johnston III has been rated by 24 patients. From those 24 patients 13 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Richard B Johnston III is 3.4 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Orthoatlanta

1800 Howell Mill Rd NW Ste 200
Atlanta, GA 30318
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Orthoatlanta

105 Collier Rd NW Ste 2000
Atlanta, GA 30309
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Specialties

Dr. Richard B Johnston III has the following 2 specialties

  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Richard B Johnston III has the following 15 expertise

  • Scoliosis
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Surgery
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Knee Surgery
  • Sports Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Laminectomy
  • Joint Replacement
  • Sports Medicine
  • Herniated Disc
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Bone Fracture
  • Arthroscopy
  • Hip Surgery

Board Certifications

Dr. Richard B Johnston III is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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From an older patient

I had my right shoulder rotator cuff repaired in 2005 and the left repaired a year later. Dr. Johnson is a fantastic doctor, kind and understanding. Here 10 years later, I am still pain free. I have had excellent results. Just thought I would weigh in here and let you know if I needed a repair, he would be the first doctor I would call...Thanks from an old patient.

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All about the $$$

Worst "doctor" if that's what you want to call him....that I've probably ever seen. Excellent bedside manor makes his poor patient care hard to see through. He's in it for the $.

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Five Stars

very sweet caring man an his PA STEPHINE BOTH ARE GOOD PEOPLE

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try someone else

He repaired my torn meniscus and left a piece of cartiledge behind. Went in for a follow up and indicated that I still had pain --- actually it felt worse. He bent my knee a few times, told me it was find. That cartiledge he left behind wound up bumping against the bone and scraping away. Don't bother.

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Not always worth the wait

The biggest drawback to seeing Dr. Johnston is the wait time. I've waited as long as an hour to see him. His manner is inconsistent. Sometimes he's friendly but sometimes he seems distracted and distant. He operated on my rotator cuff, and I'm totally pleased. He's definitely a good surgeon, and I keep going back.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Johnston is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    29 Years Experience

  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Emory Healthcare

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Richard B Johnston III accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Open Access POS Alternate Network
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia
    • BCBS GA Blue Choice PPO
    • BCBS GA Blue Open Access POS
    • BCBS GA BlueChoice Option POS
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA HMO
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
    • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry CoventryOne - GA
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Atlanta HMOx
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana National POS
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Multiplan
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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