Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, MD, FACS, Surgeon
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Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, MD, FACS

Surgeon

4/5(23)
550 Orchard Park Rd A103 Buffalo NY, 14224
Rating

4/5

About

Dr. Rurik Johnson is a general surgeon practicing in Buffalo, NY with offices in West Seneca and Derby, NY. He mainly operates out of South Buffalo Mercy Hospital and the Ambulatory Surgery Center in West Seneca, NY. Dr. Johnson specializes in hernia repairs, complex abdominal wall reconstruction and surgery on the stomach, gallbladder, small intestine and colon. General surgeons are able to deal with almost any surgical or critical care emergency involving the abdomen, but also involving the skin or soft tissue lesions. 

Education and Training

University of Rochester Surgery Residency 2007

Colgate University BA 1998

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine 2002

Board Certification

SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS

Provider Details

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Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, MD, FACS
Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, MD, FACS's Expert Contributions

Areas of expertise and specialization

Hernia repairs, Complex abdominal wall reconstruction, Gallbladder, Small and Large intestine, Colonoscopy

Faculty Titles & Positions

  • Clinical Instructor of Surgery SUNY Buffalo 2008 - Present

Treatments

  • Gallstones
  • Pain
  • Hernia
  • Cellulitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons  
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons  
  • American Medical Association  
  • American Hernia Society  
  • Medical society of the County of Erie  
  • Medical Society of the State of NY  
  • Buffalo Surgical Society  

Charities and Philanthropic Endeavors

  • Mercy Hospital Foundation Board Member

Internships

  • University of Rochester Medical Center 2002-3

Professional Society Memberships

  • American College of SurgeonsSociety of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic SurgeonsAmerican Hernia SocietyAmerican Medical AssociationMedical Society of the State of NYMedical Society of the County of ErieBuffalo Surgical Society

Professional Affiliations

  • American College of SurgeonsSociety of Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic SurgeonsAmerican Hernia SocietyAmerican Medical AssociationMedical Society of the State of NYMedical Society of the County of ErieBuffalo Surgical Society

Philanthropic Initiatives

  • Mercy Hospital of Buffalo Foundation Board of Directors

Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, MD, FACS's Practice location

Practice At 550 Orchard Park Rd A103

550 Orchard Park Rd A103 -
Buffalo, NY 14224
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7060 Erie Road -
Derby, NY 14047
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Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, MD, FACS has a rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 23 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Surgeon in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.

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Get to know General & Advanced Laparoscopic Surgeon Dr. Rurik C. Johnson, who serves patients in New York.

Dr. Johnson is a general and advanced laparoscopic surgeon who uses laparoscopic, robotic, and open techniques to treat diseases of the colon, small intestine, appendix, gallbladder, spleen, adrenals, and complex hernias. He is certified to use the da Vinci Robotic Surgical System, and uses the Single Incision Laparoscopic Surgery (SILSTM) technique. 

At present, he is a part of the team of professionals at Surgical Associates of Western New York, PC. He practices out of the West Seneca and Derby offices.

Surgical Associates of Western New York, PC offers a wide spectrum of integrated and specialized surgical expertise as well as “bread and butter” general surgery. From appendectomies to gallbladders and hernias, the surgeons use the latest minimally invasive techniques to reduce scarring and speed up healing.

Beyond his clinical role, Dr. Johnson serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and as a Board Member of the Mercy Hospital Foundation.

Following the completion of his Bachelor of Arts degree from Colgate University in 1998, Dr. Johnson went on to earn his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine in 2002. Wanting to further his training, he completed his residency in surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center in 2007. 

Serving as Vice President of the Buffalo Surgical Society and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), Dr. Johnson holds memberships in several professional organizations, including the Erie County Medical Society, the New York State Medical Society, the American Hernia Society, and the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons.

With an unwavering commitment to his speciality, he is board-certified in surgery by the American Board of Surgery (ABS). The ABS is an independent, non-profit organization located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, founded for the purpose of certifying surgeons who have met a defined standard of education, training, and knowledge.

Laparoscopy, also known as diagnostic laparoscopy, is a surgical diagnostic procedure used to examine the organs inside the abdomen. As a general & advanced laparoscopic surgeon, Dr. Johnson has vast expertise in this type of surgical speciality.

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