Editor Profile

David A. Johnson, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Gastroenterology Board

David A. Johnson, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Gastroenterology at the Eastern Virginia School of Medicine in Norfolk. He has special interest in endoscopic and pharmacologic therapies for GERD. He has authored more than 250 publications and is co-editor of the American College of Physicians textbook Dyspepsia. He serves on several national and state society committees and is a past President of the American College of Gastroenterology. Dr. Johnson has been reviewing research on the esophagus for NEJM Journal Watch Gastroenterology since the publication's launch in 2000.


Consultant / Advisory board

Medscape; Pfizer; CRH Medical Corporation; American Board of Internal Medicine; WebMD


CRH Medical Corporation

Editorial boards

Medscape Gastroenterology

Leadership positions in professional societies

American Board of Internal Medicine (Gastroenterology Examination Board); American College of Gastroenterology Research Institute (Board of Directors)