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Dirk Johnson, MD, FACS

General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
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Patient type treated
Accepting new patients
Referral required
Not Applicable
Board Certified in
General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care


Dr. Johnson has certifications from the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and in Surgical Critical Care. He also has certifications for Advanced Trauma Life Support Provider, Advanced Trauma Life Support Instructor, and Advanced Trauma Operative Management.

Dr. Johnson earned his undergraduate degree from Morehouse College in Atlanta and his medical degree from Yale School of Medicine. He completed his residency training in general surgery from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Department of General Surgery in Galveston; and Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of General Surgery in Nashville. He was fellowship-trained in surgical critical care and acute care surgery at Yale School of Medicine, Department of Surgery.  

Dr. Johnson services as the medical Director of both the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Surgical Services for the Saint Raphael's Campus.  


  • Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)
  • Medical Director, Surgical Intensive Care Unit
  • Medical Director, Surgical Services

Education & Training

  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine (2008)
  • Resident
    University of Texas Medical Branch (2005)
  • Resident
    Vanderbilt University (2002)
  • Intern
    Rush University Medical Center (2001)
  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)

Additional Information

  • General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care
    Orchard Medical Center
    330 Orchard Street, Ste E2100
    New Haven, CT, 06511