• Board Certified Dermatologist

Dr. Marcia Johnson


Dr. Marcia E. Johnson is a board-certified dermatologist that has been with Deerfield Dermatology since 2001.  She specializes in the treatment of general dermatology for both adult and children with an interest in the treatment of skin cancer.

Dr. Johnson received her Ph.D. degree from University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor, Michigan where she held the Ford Foundation Graduate Fellowship and received both the Samuel J. Mitchell Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research in Cellular and Molecular Biology and the Association for Women in Science Pre-doctoral Research Award.

Dr. Johnson completed her post-doctoral studies at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, NY where she held a National Institute of Health Post-doctoral Fellowship. Dr. Johnson received her M.D. degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, MI where she served on the research staff at the Michigan Cancer Foundation.  She completed her medical internship at the Detroit Medical Center and her dermatology residency at Cook County Hospital in Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Johnson graduated with a Bachelor of Science Major in Biology at Morris Brown College in Atlanta.

Training & Education


Morris Brown College Atlanta, GA; Degree: Bachelor of Science; Major: Biology

Post Graduate:

Morris Brown College Atlanta, GA

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI; Degrees: M.S., Ph.D.; Area of Study: Biology

Medical School:

Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI; Degree: MD


Detroit Medical Center Wayne State University School of Medicine Detroit, MI


Cook County Hospital  Department of Dermatology Chicago, IL


Attending Physician; Northshore University Health System; Evanston, Glenbrook, Highland Park and Skokie


Michigan Cancer Foundation Detroit, MI and Sloan Kettering Research Institute New York, NY


  • Mercy College Adjunct Assistant Professor
  • University of Michigan Instructor
  • University of Michigan Graduate Teaching Fellow


  • Castle Connolly Top Doctor
  • OAP Scholarship
  • National Medical Fellowship Award
  • Samuel J. Mitchell Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Research in Cellular and Molecular Biology
  • The Association for Women in Science Predoctoral Research Award
  • Graduate Magna Cum Laude
  • Alpha Kappa Mu National Honor Society
  • Beta Kappa Chi National Science Honor Society


  • Evanston Hospital
  • Glenbrook Hospital
  • Highland Park Hospital
  • Northshore University Health System
  • Northwestern Memorial Lake Forest Hospital


  • American Academy of Dermatology
  • Chicago Dermatological Society
  • Dermatology Foundation
  • American Society of Dermatologic Surgery
  • American Medical Association
  • Illinois State Medical Society
  • Chicago Medical Society