Dirk C Johnson, MD, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery (Trauma)

Departments & Organizations

Surgery: General Surgery, Trauma & Surgical Critical Care


Yale Medicine

Office of Cooperative Research


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 - 2009)

    Provided medical care to Earthquake survivors and victims

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Contact Info

Dirk C Johnson, MD, FACS
Patient Care Locations
Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Surgical EmergenciesYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 3rd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
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Trauma, Surgical Critical Care & Surgical EmergenciesBoardman Building
330 Cedar Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
330 Cedar St BB 310
PO Box 208062

New Haven, CT 06520-8062

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