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Johnson, Kristina Hope, MD, FACS, FASCRS





Providing the best care to our patients and their companions requires communicating in a way everyone understands. Interpreter services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. All spoken languages are available, as well as American Sign Language (AS/L).

Accepting New Patients
  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
Not Currently Accepting New Patients
  • General Surgery

Areas of Expertise
Anal Cancer, Anal Fissures, Anal Fistulas and Fissures, Appendectomy, Cancer of the Small Intestine, Colon Cancer, Colonoscopy, Colorectal Cancer Screening, Crohn's Disease, Digestive Diseases in Women, Diverticular Disease, Fecal Incontinence, Flexible Sigmoidoscopy, Gallbladder Surgery, Gastrointestinal Cancer, Gastrointestinal Surgery, Hemorrhoids, Ileoanal Pouch Surgery, Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), Inherited Colorectal Cancers, Intestinal Surgery, Laparoscopic Colon Surgery, Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Colon Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pilonidal Surgery, Pouchoscopy, Rectal Cancer, Rectal Prolapse, Rectocele, Robotic Colon Surgery, Robotic Surgery, Sacral Nerve Stimulation, Sphincter Sparing Surgery, Ulcerative Colitis


Grant Medical Center

Medical School
University of Florida School of Medicine

Albert Einstein Medical Center

Catholic Univeristy of America (Washington, D.C.)

Professional Organizations

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Society of Colon-Rectal Surgeons, Fellow
  • Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons


Verified Patient Reviews

5 out of 5 stars

Excellent doctor, great bedside manner, easy to talk to and open to questions.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Johnson was excellent. She answered all my questions and followed up after the procedure.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Johnson is very professional and has great listening skills.

5 out of 5 stars

*Dr. Johnson is amazing at her job.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Johnson continues to be the kindest, most patient, and excellent surgeon that I have ever dealt with.

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Johnson provided the service and attention to detail I would hope for.

5 out of 5 stars

Very impressed and thankful with *Dr. Johnson & her assistant.

5 out of 5 stars

I was surprised that my problem was addressed immediately during this first visit; usually, first visits are only consults and another visit is required for treatment. Also, Dr. Johnson puts patients as ease with her manner and humor.

Other Reviews from Around the Web

5 out of 5 stars

Dr. Johnson is pleasant, professional, and competent.

5 out of 5 stars

I have seen Dr Johnson many times over the years and find her to be the most compassionate and easy to understand doctor I have ever had.

5 out of 5 stars

Had a wonderful experience with Dr. Kristina Johnson; her and nurse made me feel extremely comfortable; she listened to my concerns and provided me with recommendations/next steps. I would absolutely recommend Dr. Johnson to others.

5 out of 5 stars

They make you feel like you are a person and not just a number they make you feel welcome and warm they treat you respect and they talk to you like you are one of their family I will definitely recommend Dr Johnson to anybody


Dr. Kristina Johnson is board certified in both general as well as colorectal surgery and has been in practice at Hartford Hospital for the past thirteen years.

Her practice is focused on both cancerous and noncancerous colorectal disease processes.

Dr. Johnson has advanced specialty training in the treatment of pelvic floor disorders, including incontinence, rectoceles, prolapse as well as anorectal diseases and also practices minimally invasive surgery.

As associate clinical professor at the University of Connecticut, Dr. Johnson is actively involved in resident and medical student education. In addition, she is primary investigator on a number of active research studies focused on advancing the therapeutic options available for some common surgical complications.

Dr. Johnson is married, the mother of two children and has a special interest in the treatment of pelvic floor weakness associated with childbirth.

2011 Connecticut Magazine Ranked Top Doctor in Connecticut, Colorectal Surgery

2010 Connecticut Magazine Ranked Top Doctor in Connecticut, Colorectal Surgery


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