Thomas Johnson, MD

Thomas Johnson, MD

Ophthalmology Miami, FL

Professor, Ophthalmology, University of Miami School of Medicine

Office Address

  • Bascom Palmer Eye Insitute, UM Miller School of Medicine
    900 NW 17th Street, Miami, Florida
    Miami, FL 33136
    Phone: (305) 326-6485
    Fax: (305) 326-6443

Thomas Johnson, MD

Ophthalmology Miami, FL

Professor, Ophthalmology, University of Miami School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Ophthalmology: General Ophthalmology, Oculo-Plastic & Orbital Reconstructive Surgery

Education & Training

  • University of Miami School of Medicine
  • California Pacific Medical CenterCalifornia Pacific Medical Center
  • University of ColoradoUniversity of Colorado
  • Maricopa Medical CenterMaricopa Medical Center
  • University of Iowa Carver College of MedicineUniversity of Iowa Carver College of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • FL State Medical LicenseFL State Medical License1993 - 2016
  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License1992 - 2016
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Best DoctorsUS News and World Report, 2012, 2013
    • Super DoctorsNew York Times Florida, 2008, 2009
    • Achievement AwardAmerican Academy of Ophthalmology, 2007

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Management of patients with confirmed and presumed mucous membrane pemphigoid undergoing entropion repair  Gibbons A, Johnson TE, Wester ST, et al, Am J Ophthalmol, 1/1/2015
    • Hematic cyst around orbital floor implant masquerading as choroidal mass  Chao DL, Ko MJ, Johnson TE, Jama Ophthalmol, 1/1/2015
    • Transitional cell-type papillary carcinoma of the lacrimal sax manifesting as a medial canthal skin lesion  Erickson BP, Modi YS, Hussain RM, Gomez-Fernandez C, Johnson TE, Orbit, 1/1/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Surgery of the Eyelids, Lacrimal System, and Orbit Chapter: Management of Orbital Cellulitis Page 289 - 302
      Johnson TE, Hui, JI, Shriver EM, Alabiad C
      Editors: Yen MT.Ophthalmology Monographs 8, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Oxford University Press
      Edition 2nd,2012
    • Consultations in Oculoplastic Surgery: 49 Clinical Questions Chapter: When should Patients with Acquired Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction Be Imaged? 
      Johnson, TE
      Editors: Robert C. Kersten M.D. and Tim McCulley M.D..SLACK, Thorofare, NJ
    • Ophthalmic Oncology Chapter: Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration in Cancer Patients Page 103 - 111
      Johnson, TE
      Editors: Bita Esmaili M.D..New York, Springer


    • Aneurysmal Bone Cysts of the Orbit: Unusual Presentations of a Rare Lesion Liao S, Johnson TE, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 45th Fall Symposium, Chicago, IL, 1/17/2014
    • Plasmacytoma of the Optic Nerve: A Masquerade for Primary Central Retinal Vein Occlusion in Multiple Myeloma Lee B, Alabaid C, Johnson TE, ASOPRS 43rd Annual Fall Scientific Symposium, Chicago, IL, 1/8/2012
    • Management of Intraorbital Foreign Bodies with Intracranial Penetration Johnson TE, Zatezalo, C, 42nd Annual Fall Scientific Symposium, American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Orlando, FL, 1/21/2011


    • Update on Pediatric Orbital Tumors Tehran, Iran, 2013; Mendoza, Argentina, 2014; Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2015 - 1/30/2015
    • Evaluation of Cicatricial Entropion Guayaquil, Ecuador - 1/30/2015
    • Secrets to performing a good blepharoplasty Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2015; Beirut, Lebanon, 2015 - 1/29/2015


    • Videos: Plastic Surgery Johnson TE, XXVI Inter-American Course in Clinical Ophthalmology

    Professional Memberships

    Other Languages

    • Spanish

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Coventry Florida - Employer Group PPO
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Tufts Health Plan PPO
    • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
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