Richard R. Johnson, MD Dr. Johnson started practicing Ophthalmology in Southwest Virginia in 1993 after completing medical School at the University of Virginia graduating with honors in the AOA medical society in 1988. After an internship at Roanoke Memorial Hospital, he completed his residency training at the Medical College of Virginia, now VCU, in 1992.

Dr Johnson is involved with his church, First Baptist Church Roanoke. He enjoys Bible study, time with his family, reading, water sports, boating and the beach.

Dr. Johnson has been married to the love of his life, Christy, for 31 years. He and his wife have two sons, Jared and Josh, and are his best friends outside of his wife.

Dr. Johnson truly feels that any and all family time is a blessing. His young sons are now grown men whom he is very proud of. One son is finishing law school and the other works at the Salem VA. Dr. Johnson feels blessed to care for patients and develop relationships with them. They often give back so much more by their love and loyalty. His trust is in the Lord.