Anita Johnson

Anita Johnson

Anita Johnson, M.D, F.A.C.S. is the Director of Breast Surgical Oncology at Cancer Treatment Centers of America Southeastern. She is board certified in general surgery and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She completed a Breast Surgical Oncology fellowship from a world renowned breast surgical oncologist at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Anita completed her undergraduate studies at Spelman College and graduated with honors with a BSc in Biology Pre-med. She received her medical doctorate at Morehouse School of Medicine and was the first woman to complete the General surgery residency program. Anita has over a decade of experience and believes in compassionate state of the art care. She was one of the first published authors in the country on minimally invasive excisional breast biopsy as well as the first surgeon to perform a nipple sparing mastectomy in the surrounding metropolitan Atlanta area. She was the first surgeon in Atlanta to perform Intraoperative Radiation Therapy. She also has presented her research at national surgical meetings. Anita provides on a daily basis a comprehensive approach to breast cancer. She is an oncoplastic breast surgical oncologist and is highly skilled at breast ultrasound as well as various minimally invasive breast biopsy techniques. Anita is a founding member of the Komen Atlanta Sisters of Promise Network. She is on the advisory council for Georgia Core as well as is involved in public policy with the National Coalition of Black Women Mecca Chapter. She is a member of the American College of Surgeons, American Society of Breast Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology, Health Equity and Leadership Exchange Network, and the Society of Clinical Trials. She is also adjunct professor of surgery at Morehouse School of Medicine.