William Johnson Jr., MD, General Surgery, Suwanee, GA, Northside Hospital-Forsyth


General Surgery Suwanee, GA

Bariatric Surgery, Endocrine, Minimally Invasive Surgery

Johns Creek Surgery / Atlanta Bariatrics

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  • Dr. William Johnson is a general surgeon in Suwanee, GA and is affiliated with Northside Hospital-Forsyth. He received his medical degree from Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine and has been in practice 17 years. He specializes in bariatric surgery, endocrine, and minimally invasive surgery and is experienced in varicose veins, laparoscopy, minimally invasive surgery, endocrine surgery, and bariatric surgery.

Education & Training

  • Duke University School of MedicineFellowship, Minimally Invasive / Bariatric Surgery, 2005 - 2006
  • University of FloridaResidency, General Surgery, 2000 - 2005
  • University of FloridaInternship, General Surgery, 2000 - 2001
  • Medical University of South Carolina College of MedicineClass of 2000
  • Clemson UniversityBS, Biochemistry, 1992 - 1996

Certifications & Licensure

  • AL State Medical License
    AL State Medical License 2020 - 2020
  • GA State Medical License
    GA State Medical License 2006 - 2021
  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 2005 - 2006
  • FL State Medical License
    FL State Medical License 2002 - 2015
  • American Board of Surgery Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Chief of Surgery Emory Johns Creek
  • Medical Director Bariatric Surgery Northside Forsyth Hospital
  • Surgeon Center of Excellence Distinction ASMBS, 2009-present
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Publications & Presentations



  • VersaStepTM Trocar Hernia Rate in Unclosed Fascial Defects in Bariatric Patients.
    Johnson W, Fecher A, McMahon R, Grant J, and Pryor A, Surgical Endoscopy, 20:1584-1586
  • Surgical Treatment of Obesity.
    Johnson W, DeMaria E, Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology, 9:167-174
  • Surgical Revision of the Loop “Mini” Gastric Bypass Procedure: Multi- Center Review of Complications and Conversions to Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass.
    Johnson W, DeMaria E, et al., Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Jan/Feb 2007, 3:37-41

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