Craig S. Johnson, MD, Surgeon with Oklahoma Surgical Hospital and Surgical Associates

Get to know Surgeon Dr. Craig S. Johnson, who serves the population of Oklahoma.

Dr. Johnson graduated with his undergraduate degree and his Medical Degree with the University of Oklahoma in 1986, giving him over three decades of experience in his field. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed his general surgery residency on the Health Science Center’s Tulsa campus. Wanting to further his training he completed his fellowship in colorectal surgery at Louisiana State University in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Dr. Johnson is dual certified by the American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgery, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons. He has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. He currently practices as a surgeon with the Oklahoma Surgical Hospital and Surgical Associates where he holds an expertise in Colon-Rectal Surgery, General Surgery, and Robotic Surgery. Dr. Johnson attributes his professional success to the love of the field, helping patients, making a difference, teaching others and enjoying the challenges.

A colorectal surgeon has a particular interest in diseases of the colon and rectum. To become proficient in the treatment and management of these digestive conditions, a colorectal surgeon must undergo training in both general surgeries as well as advanced training in the problems of the lower digestive tract. A colorectal surgeon might also sometimes be called a proctologist. In addition, a colorectal surgeon may also perform regular screening exams, such as sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy, for colorectal cancer and other digestive disorders. Some colorectal surgeons will have specialized knowledge of patients with IBD and have more experience with common IBD surgeries such as resections, ostomies, j-pouches, and strictureplasty.

Learn More about Dr. Craig S. Johnson:

Through his findatopdoc profile, His profile with Oklahoma Surgical Hospital, he can be contacted at (918) 477-5000, and is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His profile with Surgical Associates, he can be contacted at 918-505-3400, and is located in Tulsa, Oklahoma

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