Dr. Kendrick Johnson


Titles & Roles

Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgeon


Dr. Johnson is a dual-fellowship trained Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgeon. He has special expertise in the open and minimally invasive treatment of carotid artery disease, brain aneurysms, AVM’s, stroke, and other diseases of the cerebral vasculature. In addition to his specialized interest in cerebrovascular neurosurgery, Dr. Johnson is also able to provide care for patients with spine disorders, brain, tumors, trauma and general neurosurgical care.

Dr. Johnson is a Louisiana native, hailing from St. Joseph, LA in Tensas Parish. He graduated with honors in Chemistry from Southern University and A&M College. Dr. Johnson then complete medical school at the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. He then went on to complete residency training at the University of Illinois School of Medicine in Peoria, where he also completed an Enfolded Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology fellowship. Following completion of residency training, Dr. Johnson then completed additional fellowship training at Semmes-Murphey Clinic in Open Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Neurosurgery.

Dr. Johnson’s research interests center around equity in stroke care, the anatomic basis of cerebrovascular disease, as well as aneurysm and stroke treatment outcomes.

Clinical Expertise

  • Arteriovenous Fistula
  • Arteriovenous Malformations (AVM’s) of the Head and Neck
  • Brain Aneurysms
  • Cavernous Angioma
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Brain tumors
  • Carotid artery disease
  • Endovascular neurosurgery
  • Moyamoya disease
  • Neurotrauma and critical care
  • Pseudotumor cerebri
  • Spine disorders
  • Stroke
  • Vascular malformations
  • Vertebral artery and intracranial stenosis


New Orleans: 504-988-5564 (fax a referral to 504-988-1731)
Metairie: 504-503-7001 (fax a referral to 504-503-7002)