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Johnson, Kristina Hope, MD, FACS, FASCRS

Gender

Female


Language

English

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Specialties
Accepting New Patients
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Anal Cancer, Anal Fissures, Anal Fistulas and Fissures, Appendectomy, Cancer of the Small Intestine, Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Crohn's Disease, Digestive Diseases in Women, Diverticular Disease, Fecal Incontinence, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Ileoanal Pouch Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Inherited Colorectal Cancers, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pilonidal Surgery, Pouchoscopy, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Prolapse, Rectocele, Robotic Colon Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Sphincter Sparing Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis

Hospitals and Organizations

  • West Hartford Surgery Center
  • Hartford HealthCare Medical Group
  • Hartford Hospital
  • Integrated Care Partners

Education

Fellowship
Grant Medical Center ‐ Colon and Rectal Surgery

Medical School
University of Florida School of Medicine

Residency
Albert Einstein Medical Center ‐ Surgery

Undergraduate
Catholic Univeristy of America (Washington, D.C.)


Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Colon-Rectal Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons

Bio

Dr. Kristina Johnson is board certified in both general as well as colorectal surgery and has been in practice at Hartford Hospital for the past thirteen years.

Her practice is focused on both cancerous and noncancerous colorectal disease processes.

Dr. Johnson has advanced specialty training in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, including incontinence, rectoceles, prolapse as well as anorectal diseases and also practices minimally invasive surgery.

As associate clinical professor at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Johnson is actively involved in resident and medical student education. In addition, she is primary investigator on a number of active research studies focused on advancing the therapeutic options available for some common surgical complications.

Dr. Johnson is married, the mother of two children and has a special interest in the treatment of pelvic floor weakness associated with childbirth.

2011 Connecticut Magazine Ranked Top Doctor in Connecticut, Colorectal Surgery

2010 Connecticut Magazine Ranked Top Doctor in Connecticut, Colorectal Surgery

News

Insurance

Aetna, Anthem, BCBS Medicare, CarePartners of Connecticut, Cigna Healthcare, Colonial Cooperative Care, Community Health Network of Connecticut, Inc., Connecticare, Connecticare Commercial, Connecticare Medicare, Corvel, Coventry, Essence Healthcare, Evercare, First Health Group Corp., Focus, Health Connecticut, Health Direct, Health New England, Healthy Connecticut, Multiplan, Northeast Health Direct, One Health Plan/ Great-West Healthcare, Oxford Health Plans, Prime Health Services, Private Health Care Systems, Inc., Senior Whole Health, United Healthcare, WellCare of Connecticut, Inc.

This information is subject to change at any time. Please check with your insurance provider before scheduling your appointment or receiving services to confirm they are a participating member of the Hartford HealthCare network.

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