Robert M. Johnston, MD
Dr. Johnston grew up in Connecticut and received his Bachelor of Science degree in physics from
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his M.D. degree from Johns Hopkins University
School of Medicine in Baltimore and completed his internship at Surgical Queens Hospital in Hawaii. He
completed his ophthalmology residency at Yale University New Haven Hospital and then served as Lt.
Commander and Ophthalmologist at the United States Coast Guard Academy Hospital in New London,
Dr. Johnston practiced ophthalmology in northern Virginia for over 30 years where he specialized in
surgery and diseases of the eye, with a concentration in cataract and refractive surgery. Dr. Johnston is
certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of
Ophthalmology and the American College of Eye Surgeons. He enjoys sailing when his schedule permits.
Call today to schedule an appointment with Dr. Johnston - (336) 835-3400