Dr. Douglas Johnston is a cardiac surgeon at Cleveland Clinic with 14 years of experience in his field who focuses on treating adult patients. He performs about 350 surgeries a year, including 25 lung transplants and 1,021 valve replacements and repairs total during his time at the Cleveland Clinic. He specializes in minimally invasive aortic valve surgery, aortic root surgery, radiation-induced heart disease and hybrid aortic operations, and interventions and lung transplantation.
Dr. Johnston earned his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and then completed his residency training at Massachusetts General Hospital where he also completed his fellowship in Cardiac Transplantation. He is associated with several professional societies including the American Board of the Surgery, the American Board of Thoracic Surgery and the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network. Additionally, he has received several awards including the Patients' Choice Award in 2013, Compassionate Doctor Recognition in 2013 and the On-Time Doctor Award in 2013.
Cardiology Heart Surgery