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Education & Training

  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2015
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Residency, Pediatrics, 2013
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • Internship, Pediatrics, 2011
    Johns Hopkins Hospital
  • MD, 2010
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
  • BA, 2002
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics

Awards & Recognition

  • Top Doctors Washingtonian (2022, 2021)
  • Top Doctors No Va Magazine (2022, 2021)

National Provider ID: 1831363589


Kristen Johnson, M.D., lives in Fairfax, Va., with her husband and two children. She received a B.A. in political science and philosophy from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Afterwards, she completed medical school and residency at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Md., where she also served as Chief Pediatric Resident.

Dr. Johnson is board certified in pediatric medicine and a fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). She speaks English and Spanish. Dr. Johnson’s clinical interests encompass all aspects of pediatric care from the newborn period to adolescence, and she has a special interest in asthma, allergic disease and nutrition.

Research & Publications

Keet, C., Johnson, K., Savage, J., Hamilton, R., & Wood, R. (2013). Evaluation of Ara h2 IgE thresholds in the diagnosis of peanut allergy in a clinical population. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, In Practice, 1(1), 101-3.

Cheadle, C., Berger, A.E., Andrade, F., James, R., Johnson, K., Watkins, T., Park, J.K., Chen, Y.C., Ehrlich, E., Mullins, M., Chrest, F., Barnes, K.C., & Levine, S.M. (2010). Transcription of PR3 and related myelopoiesis genes in peripheral blood mononuclear cells in active Wegener's granulomatosis. Arthritis and Rheumatism, 62(6): 1744-54

Kiani, A.N., Johnson, K., Chen, C., Diehl, E., Hu, H., Vasudevan, G., Singh, S., Magder, L.S., Knechtle, S.J., & Petri, M. (2009). Urine Osteoprotegrin (OPG) and Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 (MCP-1) in Lupus Nephritis (LN). Journal of Rheumatology, 36(10): 2224-30