Kevin Johnson

UChicago Faculty Physicians

Kevin N. Johnson, MD

Clinical Associate of Surgery

Kevin Johnson, MD, is a board-certified pediatric surgeon who provides comprehensive surgical care to children of all ages. Dr. Johnson specializes in complex surgical techniques, including expertise in pediatric minimally invasive surgery and image-guided surgery, and he treats a wide range of pediatric conditions, such as:

He also specializes in the critical care of pediatric patients, which can include extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) support.

Along with his clinical practice, Dr. Johnson is also a dedicated researcher who investigates novel treatments that can improve care for pediatric patients. He research is primarily focused on advancements in minimally invasive and image guided surgical techniques and new technologies in pediatric surgery.

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Surgery
  • Surgery

Languages Spoken

  • English

Medical Education

  • Emory University School of Medicine


  • Mayo Clinic Arizona


  • Pediatric Surgical Critical Care, University of Michigan; Pediatric Surgery, University of Florida; Pediatric Innovation Fellowship, University of Michigan; Image Guided Surgery Fellowship, University of Michigan; University of Michigan Health System

  • Aetna HMO (specialists only)
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • BCBS Blue Precision HMO (specialists only)
  • BCBS HMO (HMOI) (specialists only)
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • CountyCare *see insurance page
  • Aetna Better Health *see insurance page
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Choice Plus POS/PPO
  • United Options (PPO)
  • United Select (HMO & EPO) (specialists only)
  • United W500 Emergent Wrap
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • BCBS Medicare Advantage HMO & PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Choice PPO
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Medicare Advantage Gold Plus HMO
  • United Choice HMO (specialists only)
  • University of Chicago Health Plan (UCHP)

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