About Dr. Christopher Johnson , MD

Dr. Christopher Johnson is a celebrated plastic surgeon. He is a graduate of Harvard Medical School and Oxford University in the UK Dr Johnson believes the purpose of life is be the best version of yourself.

Dr. Christopher L. Johnson, M.D., M.Sc., F.A.C.S. is a highly trained and widely respected board-certified plastic surgeon with more than two decades of surgical experience.  Throughout his career, he has practiced in Southern California, Bermuda, the British Virgin Islands, and New York.  He believes that every patient deserves to have the best possible clinical care.  Regardless of means, an individual should be entitled to the finest technology, preparation, surgical skill, and fund of knowledge to fully realize his or her cosmetic or reconstructive potential.

Dr. Johnson earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in Chemistry and Russian Language and Literature from Grinnell College.  During his undergraduate studies, he spent a year studying at the Pushkin Institute in Moscow, U.S.S.R.  A recipient of the Marshall Scholarship, he studied at Merton College, University of Oxford where he received a Master of Science in Biochemistry.  He received his Doctor of Medicine from Harvard Medical School graduating at the top of his class.

His residency training included: an internship in General Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco Medical Center, San Francisco, California; research in General Surgery at St. Luke’s/Roosevelut Hospital Center, New York, New York; and General Surgery at Martin Luther King, Jr./Charles Drew University Medical School Los Angeles, California.  He completed a fellowship in Surgical Critical Care/Trauma at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center Los Angeles, CA and a fellowship in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts.  His cosmetic training included studying at Lenox Hill Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts under the auspices of Dr. Norman Schulman, M.D.

Dr. Johnson’s areas of specialty include:

  • Facial plastic surgery
  • Eye Rejuvenation surgery (blepharoplasty)
  • Septo/rhinoplasty
  • Body/face liposuction and sculpting
  • Brazilian Butt Lift (BBL)
  • Facial rejuvenation using the latest products including Botox®, Restylane®

Dr. Johnson believes beauty enhancements should be subtle.  His aesthetic combines both minimally invasive and surgical procedures to enhance and harmonize the face and body in a natural manner.  Moreover, he believes in a holistic approach to patient care.  He is a proponent of supporting the spirit, mind, and body when treating patients.  He invariably advises his clients that proper skin care and age management are critical to maintaining youth, vigor, and vitality.  Because of this, he has formulated and developed his own skin care products unlike anything else available.

Dr. Johnson holds a prodigious understanding of a wide array of techniques and therapies.  He has and continues to stay at the forefront of the latest developments in surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures.  This wealth of knowledge is utilized every time he interacts with a patient.  Thanks to his intimate understanding of these many techniques and therapies, Dr. Johnson’s patients include numerous A-List celebrities, who are some of his most devoted patients.

Dr. Johnson is an empathetic and compassionate individual who views giving back as an obligation.  In fulfillment of this mandate, he has performed over 2,000 pro bono medical procedures on numerous service trips to developing nations, throughout his career, including: Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Haiti, Tanzania, and Zaire.  Notable among his pro bono work are the countless cleft lip and palate repair surgeries he has performed.

Dr. Johnson currently resides in Manhattan, NY and practices reconstructive, cosmetic, and plastic surgery both in Manhattan and Brooklyn, where he has hospital privileges. Dr. Johnson speaks several languages, including Spanish, Russian, French, and Greek, and travels extensively sourcing new and novel approaches to beauty enhancements. Last but not least, Dr Johsnon is a loving and caring father and husband.