University Cardiology
Jeffrey H. Johnson, MD

Special Interests

  • Preventive cardiology
  • Women’s heart disease
  • General cardiology
  • Nuclear cardiology
Jeffrey H. Johnson, MD

A native of Cleveland, Tennessee, Dr. Johnson holds an AA in music from Cleveland State Community College as well as a BA in Chemistry from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Following his undergraduate studies, he earned his MD from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Dr. Johnson did both his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine in Chattanooga before going on to complete a fellowship in cardiology at the Philadelphia Heart Institute at Presbyterian Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Johnson and his wife, Sharon, have four children: Jonathan, Joseph, Joshua, and Jenna. In his spare time Dr. Johnson enjoys running and playing golf as well as staying involved in a number of church activities—particularly music.

Education
  • AA, Music, Cleveland State Community College, 1982
  • BA, Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1984
  • MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, 1988
Internship
  • Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, 1988-1989
Residency
  • Internal Medicine, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, 1991-1992
Fellowship
  • Cardiology, Philadelphia Heart Institute, Presbyterian Medical Center, 1992-1995
Board Certification
  • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1984
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, 1992
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology 1995
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Cardiology (recertification) 2006
  • Certification Board of Nuclear Cardiology, 2006
Professional Distinctions
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center, 2001-present
  • Chief Resident/Instructor, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Chattanooga, 1991-1992
  • Instructor, Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania, 1992-1995
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