Richard C. Johnston, MD, FACP

Chief Executive Officer and Chief Physician Officer


Richard Johnston is board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He graduated from Texas Tech University School of Medicine in 1975. He completed an internal medicine residency at Austin Breckenridge Hospital, and began his practice in Dallas in 1978.

In 2004, Johnston's group joined Medical Clinic of North Texas (MCNT), a predominantly primary care health care group of 135 providers. In 2006, he became president of MCNT. He served in that role until the 2012 merger that created USMD Health System.

Johnston continues to practice internal medicine in Las Colinas. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, Texas Medical Association, and the Dallas County Medical Society. He serves on the American Medical Group Association CEO Council.