Dr. Joshua Johannson MD, IBCLC
Drawn by family, the beautiful natural settings, and the unfailing friendliness of the people in Alabama, Dr.Joshua Johannson left a busy obstetrics and gynecology practice in Philadelphia to move to Anniston. As a graduate of Talladega College, Dr Johannson knew that the area was “Near Atlanta, Near Birmingham, Near Perfect,” and a great place to to open Cheaha Women’s Health and Wellness.
Before founding Cheaha Women’s, Dr. Johannson trained and practiced at Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia’s busiest obstetrical hospital for 11 years. At Pennsylvania Hospital, Dr. Johannson was heavily involved in resident education as a Clinical Assistant Professor, and he served as the Medical Director of Labor and Delivery. He was part of a large medical group of four physicians and ten midwives. Dr. Johannson had a busy surgical practice centered on minimally-invasive surgical techniques.
In addition to offering many surgical and medical techniques, Dr. Johannson views partnering and supporting women in health, pregnancy, and disease as fundamental to his practice. He strongly emphasizes healthy lifestyles and preventive care. He sees pregnancy as a normal physiological process, is supportive of low-intervention in low-risk pregnancy, and is a strong advocate of breastfeeding as an important healthcare decision. His other professional interests include external cephalic version, vaginal delivery of twins, fibroids, and general gynecology.
Dr. Joshua Johannson MD is a graduate of Talladega College and the University of Michigan Medical School. He is board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology and International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Dr. Joshua Johannson is married and has five children. He and his wife attend Grace Fellowship.