Justin M Johnson
Assistant Consulting Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Johnson has expertise in patients with complex co-morbid medical and psychiatric disorders and has treated thousands of patients in the general medical hospital. He is an Assistant Consulting Professor of Psychiatry at Duke University School of Medicine and his primary clinical appointment is at the Durham VA Medical Center, where he treats Veterans and teaches Duke University medical and psychiatric trainees. In addition, Dr. Johnson is a medical officer in the U.S. Army Reserve, has served on active duty for the U.S. Army, and is interested in military medicine.

Prior to the VA, Dr. Johnson graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill, followed by medical school at Johns Hopkins. He did psychiatry residency at The Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and McLean Hospital combined program at Harvard Medical School. In residency, Dr. Johnson served as the Administrative Chief Resident as well as the Consultation-Liaison Chief Resident at MGH, where he became interested in patients with co-morbid medical/surgical and psychiatric disorders. He completed a fellowship in Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry at UNC Hospitals, working extensively in the medical and surgical hospitals, intensive care settings, the Burn ICU, and the UNC Cancer Center. 

Dr. Johnson is board-certified in Psychiatry. He is a member of and actively involved in the American Psychiatric Association, the North Carolina Psychiatric Association, and the Academy of Consultation-Liaison Psychiatry.

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