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Harry W. Johnson, MD

Academic Title:

Associate Professor

Primary Appointment:

Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences

Secondary Appointment(s):


Administrative Title:

Division Head, Urogynecology

Additional Title:

Director, Division of UroGynecology and Pelvic Reconstruction; Associate Vice Chair for Advanced GYN; Acting Director, GYN Oncology

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Education and Training


1978: Duke University, B.A. - Management Science
1980: University of North Carolina at Greensboro, B.A. - Biology; Honors - Beta Beta Beta Biology National Honor Society


1984: Wake Forest University Medical Center, Bowman Gray School of Medicine - M.D.

Postgraduate Education and Training:

1984-85: Wake Forest University Medical Center, North Carolina Baptist Hospitals, Inc.; Internship - General Surgery
1985-89: University of Maryland Medical Center, Department Obstetrics and Gynecology
1985-86: Internship
1986-87: Junior Assistant Resident
1987-88: Senior Assistant Resident
1988-89: Administrative Chief Resident
1992-93: Fellowship - Greater Baltimore Medical Center; Pelvic Surgery, Operative Endoscopy, Urogynecology


Dr. Harry Johnson, a specialist in incontinence and pelvic health, is director of the Division of Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstruction. He is board certified in obstetrics and gynecology.  He also serves as associate vice chair and associate professor, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences. Dr. Johnson was named a "Top Doctor" in the specialty of Urogynecology by Baltimore magazine in 2016.

Research/Clinical Keywords

Hysteroscopy, Laparoscopic Surgery/Pelvoscopy, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery, Urinary Incontinence, Urogynecology

Highlighted Publications

Brubaker L, Stoddard A, Richter H, Zimmern P, Moalli P, Kraus SR, Norton P, Lukacz E, Sirls L, Johnson HW.  Mixed Incontinence: Comparing Definitions in Women Having Stress Incontinence Surgery. Neurourol Urodynam, 2009 April; 28(4): 268-73.

Brubaker L, Richter H, Tennstedt SL, Wai, Menefee S, Borello-France, Johnson HW, Kraus SR, Sirls L.  Patient Satisfaction with Stress Incontinence Surgery. Neurourol Urodyn. 2010; Nov; 29 (8): 1403-9.

FitzGerald, Johnson HW, Kraus SR, Lemack GE, Mallett V, Stoddard, Tennstedt SL, Zyczynski.  Patient Expectations and Their Relationship to Baseline Symptoms, Patient Locus of Control and Outcomes. Submitted ICS, 2009.

Richter HE, Albo ME, Zyczynski HM, Kenton K, Norton PA, Sirls LT, Kraus SR, Chai TC, Lemack GE, Dandreo KJ, Varner RE, Menefee S, Ghetti C, Brubaker L, Nygaard I, Khandwala S, Rozanski TA, Johnson H, Schaffer J, Stoddard AM, Holley RL, Nager CW, Moalli P, Mueller E, Arisco AM, Corton M, Tennstedt S, Chang TD, Gormley EA, Litman HJ.  Retropubic versus Transobturator Midurethral Slings for Stress Incontinence.  N Engl J Med, 2010 Jun 3; 362(22): 2066-76.

Brubaker L, Lukacz ES, Burgio K, Zimmern P, Norton P, Leng W, Johnson H, Kraus S, Stoddard A.  Mixed Incontinence: Comparing Definitions in Non-Surgical Patients. Neurourol Urodyn, 2011 Jan; 30(1): 47-51.

Nager CW, Brubaker L, Litman HJ, Zyczynski HM, Varner RE, Amundsen C, Sirls LT, Norton PA, Arisco AM, Chai TC, Zimmern P, Barber MD, Dandreo KJ, Menefee SA, Kenton K, Lowder J, Richter HE, Khandwala S, Nygaard I, Kraus SR, Johnson HW, Lemack GE, Mihova M, Albo ME, Mueller E, Sutkin G, Wilson TS, Hsu Y, Rozanski TA, Rickey LM, Rahn D, Tennstedt S, Kusek JW, Gormley EA. A Randomized Trial of Urodynamic Testing before Stress-Incontinence Surgery. N Engl J Med, 1012 May 24;-366(21): 1987-97.