Laura S. Johnson MD

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Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon

Laura S. Johnson, MD, is a surgeon with both the Burn Center and Trauma team at MedStar Washington Hospital Center.

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10 mistakes to avoid in burn care and prevention

by Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon
January 12, 2018

Burn injuries are one of the leading causes of accidental death and injury in the United States. And while nearly…

Why diabetes increases burn risk, and tips to stay safe

by Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon
November 28, 2017

Burns can happen to anyone, but people with diabetes may be more susceptible than others. In fact, between 10 and…

Don’t get burned cooking up a holiday feast

by Laura S. Johnson, MD, Burn Surgeon
November 20, 2017

The holidays often involve lots of time in the kitchen preparing grand feasts for family and friends. With extra people…