Theodore Johnson, II, MD, MPH

Paul W. Seavey Chair and Division Chief, Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics

Emory Department of Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine


Department of Family and Preventive Medicine


Birmingham/Atlanta VA GRECC

Physician Lead

Emory Primary Care

Phone: 404-727-1360



Dr. Johnson is a professor in the Department of Medicine, with adjunct appointments in Public Health and Urology. He serves as the director of the Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics and director of the Emory Center for Health in Aging. He holds the Paul W. Seavey Chair in Medicine and is the chair of the Family and Preventive Medicine Department. He is board-certified in internal medicine and geriatric medicine.

Dr. Johnson received his MD from Northwestern University Medical School and his MPH from the University of North Carolina School of Public Health in Chapel Hill, NC. Dr. Johnson first arrived at Emory University and the Atlanta VA Medical Center in 1997.

Dr. Johnson's clinical research program focuses on delivering the appropriate care to elderly patients and quality of life issues facing adults as they age.  In particular, he studies particular bladder dysfunction with aging. He receives support from federal and VA grants. Dr. Johnson sees patients needing specialty care for lower urinary tract disorders at the Atlanta VA Medical Center in Decatur, GA, and at the Emory Clinic.