Theodore Johnson II, MD, MPH

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

Emory University School of Medicine

Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology

Emory University School of Medicine

Physician Lead

Emory Primary Care


Department of Family and Preventive Medicine


Birmingham/Atlanta VA GRECC

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. Dr. Johnson is also the Atlanta Site Director and Associate Director of the Birmingham/Atlanta VA Geriatrics Rehabilitation, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC) at the Atlanta Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center. 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, and in particular bladder dysfunction in the elderly. He is supported by several federal and VA peer-reviewed 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 Wesley Woods Center of Emory University.