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Emily Louise Johnson, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Neurology


Epilepsy, Epilepsy and Pregnancy, Neurology

Research Interests

Status epilepticus, epilepsy in women of childbearing age more


The Johns Hopkins Hospital

600 N. Wolfe Street
Meyer Building, Suite 2147, Neurology
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-2339
301 Mason Lord Dr
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Phone: 410-550-2339 | Fax: 410-550-0539


Dr. Emily Johnson focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy and seizures.  Dr. Johnson has a clinical interest in women of childbearing age with epilepsy.  Her research interests include status epilepticus.
Dr. Johnson received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins.  She trained in Neurology at Harvard - Massachusetts General Hospital/Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and completed training in Epilepsy at Johns Hopkins.  She is board certified in Neurology. more


  • Assistant Professor of Neurology

Departments / Divisions

Centers & Institutes



  • MD; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2010)


  • Neurology; Brigham and Women's Hospital (2014)


  • Neurology; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2016)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Epilepsy) (2016)
  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology-General) (2014)

Research & Publications

Clinical Trials

Learn more about clinical trials at Johns Hopkins Medicine.

Selected Publications

EEG Characteristics of Successful Burst Suppression for Refractory Status Epilepticus.  Johnson EL, Martinez NC, Ritzl EK. Neurocritical Care 2016.

Assessing Bioequivalence of Modified-Release Antiepileptic Drugs. Johnson EL, Chang YT, Davit B, Gidal BE, Krauss GL.  Neurology 2016.

Carbamazepine Clearance and Seizure Stability during Pregnancy.  Johnson EL, Stowe ZN, Ritchie JC, Newport DJ, Newman ML, Knight B, Pennell PB.  Epilepsy and Behavior 2014.

Activities & Honors


  • Synergy Award, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2017


  • American Epilepsy Foundation
  • American Academy of Neurology

Videos & Media

Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

Epilepsy Late in Life, NeuroLogic, Winter 2019

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