Meet Dr. Johnson
Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (2005)
Yale-New Haven Hospital / Hospital of St. Raphael in association with Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
- Chief Resident, Yale-New Haven Hospital
- Chief Resident, Hospital of Saint Raphael
Doctor of Dental Medicine (2001)
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA
- Dean’s Distinction
- Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
Bachelor of Science, Biology (1997) Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, CT
- University Honors Scholar
- Biology Honors Scholar
- Beta Beta Beta Biology Honors Society
- Eastern Fellows, Alumni Recognition, Class of 2015
Memberships and Affiliations
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Connecticut Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Association
Connecticut State Dental Association
Shoreline Dental Association – Past President
New Haven Dental Association
Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society
- Advanced Cardiac Life Support
- Basic Life Support
- Advanced Trauma Life Support
- Pediatric Advanced Life Support
Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT
Yale – New Haven Hospital Saint Raphael Campus, New Haven, CT
Dr. Johnson performs the full scope of oral and maxillofacial surgery, including minor and major office-based surgery (basic oral surgery, surgery for impacted teeth, dental implants and bone grafting), reconstructive jaw surgery / orthognathic surgery, surgical management of maxillofacial pathology (jaw cysts and tumors), maxillofacial trauma, and infection management.
In addition to seeing private patients at Coastal Connecticut Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Johnson is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Surgery at the Yale School of Medicine and full-time faculty at Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he serves as the Program Director for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency training program and Interim Chief of Dental Department.
Dr. Johnson has been involved in various research projects and has mentored multiple Yale residents in their research, resulting in publications and presentations at national meetings.
Dr. Johnson has lectured locally and nationally on topics that include head and neck history and physical exam, craniofacial surgery, maxillofacial bone grafting for dental implants, orthognathic surgery, maxillofacial trauma, head and neck infections, anesthesia, safety culture, office-based emergency preparedness, and the surgical management of medically complex patients. Additionally, he teaches resident courses in Surgical Anatomy, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, and Anesthesia Emergency Management.
Dr. Johnson is the proud recipient of the Bernard Levine Teacher of the Year Award.