Jennifer Johnson, M.D.

A Unique Medical Practice

Orange County’s only office exclusively for adolescents and young adults ages 10-30

Prestigious, board-certified adolescent medicine specialist; former professor and vice-chair, University of California, Irvine Department of Pediatrics
Former Medical Director, University of Oklahoma Adolescent Clinic & Adolescent Inpatient Unit

Nationally recognized expert & author

Take care of it all in one visit

    • Check-ups, acute and chronic illnesses
    • Eating disorders, weight and body image
    • Gynecology, including birth control and menstrual problems
    • Feeling sad, lonely, or irritable
    • Persistent or recurring problems: stomachaches, headaches, fatigue
    • Depression, anxiety
    • ADD/ADHD, academic problems
    • Other questions, concerns, and worries

Beautifully appointed, comfortable office

About Jennifer Johnson, M.D., MS, FAAP

Dr. Johnson is a medical doctor. She has more than 20 years’ experience as a pediatrician and adolescent medicine specialist. She practices in Newport Beach (Orange County), California.

Dr. Johnson is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Adolescent Medicine as well as in Pediatrics. Dr. Johnson also has an advanced degree in public health. She has been a professor in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, where she served as director of the adolescent medicine program. Dr. Johnson has taught medical students, residents, faculty, and community physicians, for whom she continues to present educational programs. She has presented at national meetings of many organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American Academy of Family Practice. Dr. Johnson has written many research articles and book chapters related to adolescent and young adult medicine.

Dr. Johnson is an advocate for adolescents and young adults. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). She has led many activities in the Academy’s Section on Adolescent Health and served as its chairperson. Dr. Johnson is active in the Orange County chapter of the AAP, as well. Current projects include the Teen Safe Driving Initiative and healthcare for GLBTQ teens.

Dr. Johnson has also been active in the Society for Adolescent Medicine. As a member of the medical advisory board for Teengrowth, Dr. Johnson wrote many articles and answers to reader questions. Articles and webcasts by Dr. Johnson are posted at,, and the New York Daily News. Links to some of these are on the Parents page.

Dr. Johnson is on the medical staff of Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach.

A novel approach to care

Dr. Johnson’s practice is a “micro-practice.” She handles virtually all aspects of the practice herself. We get to know each other better, starting with the first phone call.

Informed collaborative care

With Dr. Johnson’s training and experience, great medical care is a given.
What’s more, Dr. Johnson’s patients value their warm, personal relationship with her. She spends the time it takes to get a real understanding of her patients, their lives, and the things that affect their well-being. Doctor and patient work as a team.