About Dr. Douglas Johnston,
Heart Valve Surgeon

Hello! My name is Dr. Douglas Johnston and I am a cardiac surgeon having graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1998. To date, I have performed approximately 2,000 cardiac surgeries, of which over 1,000 involved heart valve procedures. I regularly perform surgery at Cleveland Clinic. Read more...

14 Patient Reviews for
Dr. Johnston

"Fantastic in every way! Was playing golf in seven weeks, feeling better than ever in eight weeks."

-- Tim Howald, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 11/13/2018

"All around phenomenal experience at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Johnson had me flying back to Cape Coral in only 5 days, after a previously failed surgery to fix these problems. "

-- Rex Anderson, Aortic Valve, Valve Replacement, 08/10/2018

> See 12 more patient testimonials

My Specialities &
Clinical Interests

My heart surgery specialties include:

  • Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery
  • Reoperative valve surgery
  • Aortic root surgery

In addition, I have research and clinical interests specific to:

  • Minimally invasive aortic valve surgery
  • Long term outcomes after bioprosthetic valve replacement
  • Predicative modeling to improve outcomes after heart surgery

Education, Training & Certificates

Dr. Douglas Johnston, heart surgeon, graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1998.

After medical school, Dr. Johnston completed a General Surgery Residency from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston and a Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Residency at the Cleveland Clinic.

During his career, Dr. Johnston has received several acknowledgments and awards including:

* 2013 Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic
* 2010 & 2013 Teach of the Year Award, Cardiothoracic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic
* 2011 Early Career Innovation Award
* 2010 Innovator Award, Cleveland Clinic
* 2009 J. Maxwell Chamberlain Award, Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Schedule Appointment
with Dr. Douglas Johnston, MD

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Johnston, you can:

  • Call (866) 306-4659 right now
  • Request an appointment by clicking here.

The office of Dr. Johnston is located at 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195. To get driving directions to this office, please click the map below.



> Click for driving directions to Dr. Johnston’s office.