Frederick Johnson


Dr. Frederick Johnson is Chairman of the Physician Leadership Council at Sharp Mary Birch Hospital for Women and Newborns in San Diego, California. Dr. Johnson graduated from medical school at The University of Illinois in Chicago. He then attended the University of California, San Diego where he completed his internship and residency. Through the years, Dr. Johnson has worked as a physician for Scripps Clinic, as well as Pediatric Health Care Associates. He began working for the Sharp-Reas Stealy Medical Group in 1996, and has served on their Pediatric Supervisory Committee and well as being the Medical Director for their south region. In addition to his experience as a pediatrician, Dr. Johnson has five children of his own and several grandchildren, so he knows a thing or two about parenting.

Episodes for this expert

  • Choosing Your Health Care Provider: Pediatrician

    You’re in the process of picking out your dream team when it comes to pregnancy and birthing your baby. But what about picking a pediatrician to help care for your baby? That’s right! Choosing your pediatrician is highly recommended prior to your baby’s birth! How do you find a pediatrician that’s right for your family? What important questions should you ask them? And what type of care can you expect shortly after delivering your baby?

  • Baby Skin Conditions: All About Rashes

    Your baby’s new skin is very delicate. So, it’s natural to assume the worst when a rash breaks out. We’re continuing our ongoing series focused on baby skin conditions with a closer look at rashes. What exactly is a rash and how should it be treated?

  • Preparing For Your Pediatrician Appointments

    The average parent gets only 15 minutes of facetime with their pediatrician each visit. There’s a lot to be said in a short amount of time. How can you make the most of it? What questions should you be asking to ensure the best care for your growing baby?

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