New faculty member joins transplantation division
Mark W. Johnson, MD, FACS, has joined the UF department of surgery as a professor in the division of transplantation surgery. Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and completed his residency in general surgery at New England Medical Center in Boston. He went on to complete a clinical and research fellowship in transplantation surgery at Harvard Medical School and a clinical teaching fellowship in surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine.
Dr. Johnson has previously worked as chief transplant officer and medical director of transplant services at Wellstar Health System in Marietta, Georgia; as program director of Piedmont Transplant Institute of Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta and as director of liver transplantation at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill.
He has twice received the Montague Boyd Award and is recognized by the renowned Best Doctors in America. Dr. Johnson’s professional affiliations include the Medical Association of Georgia, the American Transplant Congress, the American Society of Transplantation and the American Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association.
Dr. Johnson’s clinical interests include liver transplantation, renal transplantation and management of biliary complications after liver transplantation.