Jeffrey Johnson

Jeffrey Johnson

Associate Professor, Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Jeffrey Johnson

Academic Rank

 Associate Professor

Office Address

Hutzel Women's Hospital
3990 John R, 7-Brush N
Detroit, MI 48201





Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in 1993. He did his residency at Boston Medical Center, and fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at The Ohio State University School of Medicine, graduating in 2001. He won several awards during his residency including recognition for establishing a library for the OB/Gyn residency program at Boston Medical Center. He completed numerous research projects both as a resident and fellow, and presented at two plenary sessions of the annual meetings of the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine during his fellowship.

He was chief of obstetrics at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston, and won a faculty teaching award. He then later joined the staff at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, from 2002 through 2006. He became the director of Labor & Delivery at Beth Israel, and also won a faculty teaching award while on staff there. In 2006 Dr. Johnson joined the faculty at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in New Hampshire, from 2006 through 2014. He was the director of OB/Gyn specialities for the Southern region of New Hampshire, and provided care throughout Southern New Hampshire. He then joined the faculty at SUNY Buffalo from 2014 to 2016 as division director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and the medical director of the Perinatal Center of Western New York at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. He did several research projects while there, and won a faculty teaching award. In 2014 he left to become Chairman at Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, New Hampshire where he created a department of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the hospital, when there had not been a separate department for decades. He helped make the labor & delivery unit the busiest on the Seacoast of New Hampshire. He also brought VBAC to the hospital, which had been the only hospital in the state that did not offer this service.

Awards and Honors

1998 — Boston Medical Center Obstetrics & Gynecology recognition for welfare of fellow residents
2002 — Tufts University OB/Gyn faculty teaching excellence
2008 — Harvard University School of Medicine Obstetrics & Gynecology faculty teaching excellence
2015 — SUNY Buffalo Obstetrics & Gynecology faculty teaching excellence
2007, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 — New Hampshire Top Doc Award for Maternal-Fetal Medicine


  • Medical: Boston University School of Medicine, 1993
  • Residency: Boston Medical Center / Boston University School of Medicine, 1998
  • Fellowship: The Ohio State University School of Medicine ad Public Health, 2001

Research Interests

 Preclampsia, hypertension, infectious diseases

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