Dr. Joel F Johnson MD
Surgeon135 Walker St Tennessee Department Sparta TN, 38583
Dr. Joel Johnson is a general surgeon practicing in Sparta, TN. Dr. Johnson specializes in abdominal contents including the esophagus, stomach, liver, gallbladder, pancreas and often thyroid glands. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency, also involving the skin or soft tissue trauma. Dr. Johnson provides quality surgical service for gravely ill or injured patients and is able to respond quickly due to knowledge of various surgical procedures.
Education and Training
La State Univ Sch of Med In New Orleans, New Orleans La 1967
Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans 1966
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