Meet Dr. Johns

Francis R. Johns, MD, FACS

Dr. Francis R. Johns is a board certified plastic surgeon and a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. As medical director of Artisan Plastic Surgery, he is committed to providing the very best care and aesthetic results to patients throughout Pittsburgh. Dr. Johns’ extensive training and education in both dentistry and medicine have shaped his unique approach to patient care. He is one of an elite group of fewer than 50 plastic surgeons in the United States to hold degrees in both disciplines.

A Custom Care Provider

Over the years, Dr. Johns has earned a reputation for excellence in plastic surgery by making his patients his number one priority. Dr. Johns understands that the decision to undergo plastic surgery is never made in haste, and he provides compassionate, not clinical, patient care to help patients understand their options and select the treatment that is best suited for them. While other surgeons may take a cookie-cutter approach to aesthetics, Dr. Johns focuses on personalization and individuality. No two patients are exactly alike, and as such, no two procedures should be exactly alike. Dr. Johns understands that plastic surgery is both a science and an art, and he strives to create the most aesthetically-pleasing and natural-looking results for all patients.

Education And Training

RealSelf Top DocDr. Johns graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Pittsburgh, where he was inducted into the Golden Key Honor Society. He went on to earn his D.M.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated Valedictorian of his class was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honorary Society. Dr. Johns then received his M.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where he graduated with honors and was inducted into the prestigious Alpha Omega Alpha Honorary Society.

Dr. Johns completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, where he received first place in the Straumann Resident Research National Competition for two consecutive years. He completed his plastic surgery residency training at the renowned University of Virginia Medical Center, where he received first place in the Virginia American College of Surgeons Research Competition for his work in breast reconstruction. He also has more than 20 publications to his credit.

Today, Dr. Johns is a leading provider of aesthetic treatments for the skin, face, body and breasts. He remains on the leading edge of advancements in plastic surgery by actively pursuing continuing education opportunities and participating in several professional organizations, including the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, and the American College of Surgeons. This involvement allows Dr. Johns to provide the very latest and safest treatments to all of his patients.

Schedule a Consultation Today

During your consultation at Artisan Plastic Surgery, Dr. Johns will take the time to understand your unique aesthetic goals and motivations for treatment. He will also address any questions or concerns you may have. This open communication approach to care is just one of the reasons so many people choose Artisan Plastic Surgery and Dr. Johns for their cosmetic needs. Contact the practice today at 877-245-6467 to schedule your consultation.