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Vanessa Johnson, MD


Vanessa Johnson, MD is a Health First dermatologist with a practice located at 7125 Murrell Road in Viera.

Dr. Johnson 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 321.757.5141.

Vanessa Johnson, MD

Medical School

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN


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


Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Dermatology), Nashville, TN

Special Focuses

Hair Loss
Skin Cancer
Nail Disease
Connective Tissue Disease
Blistering Skin Disease
Surgical Treatment of Malignant and Benign Tumors
Cosmetic Facial Rejuvenation