Dr. Scott Johnston practices Pain Medicine in Jacksonville, NC. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Johnston serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.
Dr. Johnston’s career in medicine began in 1986, when he graduated with his Medical Degree from the Univ of Rochester Sch of Med & Dentistry, Rochester Ny . After medical school, Dr. Scott Richard Johnston M.D. completed residency at Duke Univ Med Ctr, Pain Management; U Hosp-Suny Hlth Sci Ctr, Anesthesiology; U Hosp-Suny Hlth Sci Ctr, General Surgery. Dr. Johnston is board certified in Anesthesiology by the American Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Scott Richard Johnston M.D. currently provides care to patients at 250 Huff Dr, Jacksonville, NC 28546.
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