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Jonas T. Johnson, MD, FACS

  • Emeritus Distinguished Service Professor and Chairman, Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

In 2022, after 42 years at the University of Pittsburgh, 16 of which were as Chairman of the Department of Otolaryngology, Dr. Johnson stepped down. He helps run the UPMC Head & Neck Cancer Survivorship Clinic -- which he co-founded -- where he aims to raise awareness and understanding about survivorship among his colleagues and treat patient side effects more effectively.

Dr. Johnson's legacy includes a career spent on the care of people with head and neck tumors, a rank of Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and joint appointments in the Department of Radiation Oncology, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine and Department of Communication Science and Disorders in the School of Health and Rehabilitative Sciences. He is also a Past President of the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery (2003), the American Head and Neck Society (2004), and the Triologic Society (2014).


    Education & Training

  • SUNY Upstate Medical Center, Otolaryngology Residency
  • Medical College of Virginia, General Surgery Residency
  • SUNY Upstate Medical Center, MD
Top doctor in America by Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Research Interests