Lindsey Johnson, MD, is a board-certified physician in pediatrics, neurocritical care, clinical neurology, headache medicine and autoimmune disorders, and takes calls for pediatric stroke alerts. Originally from Altavista, Va., Dr. Johnson earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia, in Richmond, Va. He received his medical degree from Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. He completed his residency in pediatrics at the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond, Va.
Dr. Johnson practiced general pediatrics for two years in Richmond, Va., before coming to Florida where he completed his fellowship in pediatric critical care at the University of Florida in Jacksonville, Fla. His training included trauma ICU, CVIVU and pediatric emergency medicine. He practiced pediatric critical care in Charleston, W.Va., and at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla., and pediatric emergency medicine at Wolfson Children’s Hospital, also in Jacksonville, Fla.
While at Shands Hospital, he began the first pediatric transport team in Jacksonville, personally riding on 99 transports. Dr. Johnson served as the medical director for the Halifax Health Pediatric Critical Care Unit from 2000 – 2018. During that time he accumulated a great diversity of experience with trauma and neurocritical care pediatric patients.
Dr. Johnson is excited to join the Halifax Health Pediatric Emergency Department and sees it as an opportunity to help pediatric patients in their hour of greatest need and have an impact on their long-term health.
In his spare time, Dr. Johnson’s hobbies include music, movies and learning foreign languages (he speaks Spanish, Portuguese and French). His greatest treasure is his wife, and their 11 children.Book Appointment