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Ray C. Johnson, MD

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Saint Thomas Medical Partners
  • Phone: (615) 849-9868


Saint Thomas Medical Partners - Middle Tennessee Center for Lung Disease


  • Medical School
    Meharry Medical College
  • Residency
    University of Southern Alabama Medical Center Brooke Army Medical Center
  • Fellowship
    Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Certifications
    American Board of Internal Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease


Dr. Johnson has earned board certification in internal medicine, pulmonary medical and critical care medicine, all from the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Dr. Johnson earned his bachelor's degree from Stillman College in Tuscaloosa, AL, and his medical degree from Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN. He completed an internship at the University of South Alabama Medical Center in Mobile, AL and then completed a residency in internal medicine at Brook Army Medical Center in San Antonio, TX. He then completed a Fellowship in Pulmonary Medicine and Critical Care at Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center in Denver, CO.

Dr. Johnson has been in private practice since 1991, serving at Middle Tennessee Medical Center in Murfreesboro since 1993. While there, he served as Chief of the Medical Staff, Medical Director of the hospital's ICU and Respiratory Therapy Departments, and on the Quality of Care Committee. In 2006, he was voted by the medical staff as "Physician of the Year." Prior to moving to Tennessee, he served at Darnall Army Medical Center in Fort Hood, TX; Fort Rucker Aviation General Hospital in Fort Rucker, AL; and William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

Dr. Johnson has served on numerous medical mission trips, serving in Haiti, Mexico, East Africa, Peru, and the Dominican Republic. His current interests including reading, travel, and religious and philosophical study.