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

Dr. Johnson completed undergraduate education at UNC-Chapel Hill, followed by medical school at Johns Hopkins. He then 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 maintains clinical interest in complex patients at the interface of medicine and psychiatry and has treated thousands of patients in the general medical hospital. 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. His primary clinical appointment is at the Durham VA Medical Center where he treats Veterans with a range of psychiatric difficulties and teaches Duke University medical and psychiatric trainees.  

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