Native Son Appointed Chairman of Surgery

Lynt Johnson, MD
Lynt Johnson, MD

Washington, D.C.- Dr. Lynt B. Johnson, MD, MBA has been named the Robert J. Coffey Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC. He is also Chief of Surgical Services.

The Benedictine, Duke University, Harvard Medical School graduate established the first Transplant Institute at Georgetown and his team performed the first living donor liver transplantation in the district. Prior to his Georgetown appointment, he established the Liver Transplant Program at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore.

Dr. Johnson’s Investiture was held July 15th at La Maison Francaise in Washington, DC. This historic event was attended by over seventy-five of his colleagues, family and friends.

Participants on the program included Dr. Richard L. Goldberg, President of the hospital; Dr. Stephen Evans, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Dr. Howard Federoff, EVP for Health Sciences. Other participants included, Dr. Clive O. Callender, Professor and Chairman Emeritus of Surgery at Howard University, Dr. L. D. Britt, President of the American College of Surgeons and the honoree, Dr. Johnson

Family members attending were his parents, Lester and Constance Johnson, his siblings: Lisa and Kyle Webb, Lester and Salyon Johnson, Leslie and Morris Johnson, his niece, Kiara Webb and his wife – Dr. Gloria Bowles- Johnson as well as their children: Brittany, Bria, Brandon and Bryce. Friends in attendance included, Mrs. Callaway, Mr. and Mrs. David Parker and Anthony Carswell.

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