Dirk Johnson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

Contact Information

Dirk Johnson, MD, FACS

Patient Care Locations

Mailing Address

  • General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care

    330 Cedar St BB 310, PO Box 208062

    New Haven, CT, 06520-8062

    United States

Dirk Johnson
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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 has presented at numerous national and regional peer conferences, including the annual meeting for the Connecticut Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, Department of Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds, Bristol Hospital, Bristol, CT; and Department of Surgery Grand Rounds, University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston, TX. He has published on topics in trauma, critical care, and general surgery.

Education & Training

  • MD
    Yale School of Medicine (2000)
  • Fellow
    Yale University School of Medicine
  • Resident
    University of Texas Medical Branch
  • Resident
    Vanderbilt University
  • Intern
    Rush University Medical Center
  • Board Certification
    AB of Surgery, Surgery, General (2009)
  • Board Certification
    AB of Surgery, Surgical Critical Care, Surgery (2009)


  • Haiti Medical Relief Mission
    Port-au-Prince, Haiti 2009
    Provided medical care to Earthquake survivors and victims

Departments & Organizations