Yolandra L. Johnson, MD


Personal Statement

Dr. Yolandra Johnson is a general gastroenterologist. She is originally from Columbia, Maryland and did most of her training on the East Coast. Her undergraduate studies were completed at the University of Virginia where she majored in Sociology and her medical degree is from New York Medical College. At New York Medical College she was a member of the student senate and won several awards because of her service to the school and community.

Dr. Johnson completed an internship and residency at Yale University in internal medicine. While there she travelled to Zimbabwe for 2 months on elective to see how health care is delivered with minimal technology.

She decided to continue her medical training in Chicago and her gastroenterology fellowship was completed at the University of Chicago. There she treated an assortment of different types of patients, including a large number of patients with inflammatory bowel and liver diseases. She loved the Chicago area so much she decided to stay here to establish her practice.

She has always enjoyed getting to know her patients personally and finds that private practice gives her that opportunity. She offers personalized care at office appointments and procedural visits so that patients never feel rushed.

Her hobbies include sports, reading and travel. Since moving to Chicago she has participated in many sporting events, including a triathlon. Her book club has been going strong for 15 yrs and she travels with her family often. In much of her free time, she is actively involved in community service with the sorority she has been a member of for 25 years, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Dr. Johnson is on the faculty of the University of Chicago Medical School as a clinical instructor and participates actively in the teaching of interns and residents. She has an office practice in Kenilworth and performs procedures at Evanston and Glenbrook hospitals.


Office Location

Gastroenterology Consultants of the North Shore
506 GreenBay Road
Kenilworth, IL 60043
Phone: 847-256-8661
Fax- 847-256-1598

Insurance Providers

» Aetna (ENH employees only)
» Blue Cross/Blue Shield HMO/PPO
» Humana HMO/POS/EPO/Choice Care
» Medicare (Dr. Johnson does not accept assignment, but routine charges are defined and limited by the federal government)

If your insurance plan is not listed, services will be provided, but considered out of network. Payment is expected at the time of the office visit for a non-participating insurance carrier. Depending on your type of insurance, out of network services may be partially reimbursable to you by your insurance carrier.

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