Vijay Johnson, MD, MSVijay Johnson, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Director Neurological Intensive Care (NICU)

Quality Officer, Neurology


  • Neurocritical Care and Critical Care


  • Doctor of Medicine, KIMS, India, 2001


  • Internship and Residency, Internal Medicine, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, 2005-2008
  • Chief Resident, Akron General Medical Center, Akron, 2008-2009
  • Fellow, Critical Care Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 2009-2011
  • Fellow, Neurocritical Care, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta 2011-2013

Board Certification

  • Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Neurocritical Care, United Council of Neurological Specialties


  • Society of Critical Care Medicine
  • Neurocritical Care Society


  • Outstanding Clinical Faculty, Medical College Of Wisconsin, Department of Emergency Medicine, Class of 2016 and 2017

Areas of Expertise

Clinical Interests:

  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Ischemic and hemorrhagic strokes
  • Targeted temperature management
  • Mechanical ventilation in neurological injury
  • Sepsis management
  • Sodium disorders
  • Bedside Percutaneous Tracheostomies
  • Limited bedside Ultrasound
  • Hemodynamic monitoring
  • Brain Death

Research Interests:

  • BP management in ICH
  • Medical management of IPH and IVH
  • Intraventricular Nicardipine for vasospasm associated with SAH
  • Respiratory variation of IVC and predicting intravascular volume status

Recent Publications