Amy Johnson, MD, FACS
Bariatric and General Surgeon

Amy Johnson, MD, FACS, is a weight loss and general surgeon who has successfully completed over 3,000 weight loss surgery cases with a very low complication rate. She is a member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the American Medical Association. She is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and is board certified by the American Board of Surgery.


Dr. Johnson completed her undergraduate education at the University of Oregon where she was Phi Beta Kappa. She then received her MD from Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC with honors from Alpha Omega Alpha. She completed her surgical residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center in 2002 and began Active Duty Service at Fort Bragg, NC as a general and weight loss surgeon. After completing her service to the military she stayed on at Fort Bragg where she grew a busy weight loss surgery practice.


Her experience, expertise and compassion for her patients raises the bar for weight loss surgery in the region. Her goals in surgically treating morbid obesity are to eliminate or significantly improve medical problems that plague this patient population.

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Jennifer Wright,PhD
Licensed Psychologist

Dr.Wright received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Kentucky, Master’s degree from Eastern Kentucky University, and SpE Educational Psychology and PhD from the University of Kentucky.


A full-service psychologist, Dr. Wright specializes in pre-procedure evaluations and weight loss surgery psychological consultations.



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1098 South Mayo Trail, Suite 103
Pikeville, KY 41501
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