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Vanessa Johnson, MD

Vanessa Johnson, MD


Physician Spotlight

  • Education

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center
    Nashville, TN
  • Internship

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Internal Medicine)
    Nashville, TN
  • Residency

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Dermatology)
    Nashville, TN

Vanessa Johnson, MD was born and raised in Melbourne, FL, and graduated cum laude from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience. She completed her undergraduate studies with High Honors for her research in brain plasticity. She continued at Vanderbilt Medical School where she received her Doctor of Medicine, and spent time volunteering at Mother Teresa's Home for the Dying in Calcutta, India, and coordinating the annual service trip to Nicaragua for Vanderbilt medical students. Dr. Johnson went on to complete her residency in dermatology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident and was awarded the House Staff Clinical Teaching Award for her leadership in clinical education. Dr. Johnson has research experience in the epidemiology of skin disease, cutaneous oncology, medical education, and global health.

Her clinical interests include medical, surgical, and cosmetic dermatology.

In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, swing dancing and home improvement projects with her husband.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Johnson, call 321.361.5607.

Practice Information

Special Focuses

  • Acne
  • Blistering Skin Disease
  • Connective Tissue Disease
  • Cosmetic Facial Rejuvenation
  • Eczema
  • Hair Loss
  • Nail Disease
  • Pediatric Dermatology
  • Psoriasis
  • Rosacea
  • Skin Cancer
  • Surgical Treatment of Malignant and Benign Tumors

Office Location

  • Health First Medical Group
  • 105 S. Banana River Blvd.
    Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
  • Phone: 321.361.5607