Denise L. Johnson Miller, MD, FACS

Johnson Miller, Denise 1851745Title: Medical Doctor, Medical Director for Breast Surgery
Company: Meridian Health System, Inc.
Location: Neptune, NJ United States
Notable Member


  • Inductee, Worldwide Lifetime Achievement (2015)
  • Congressional Recognition, Breast Cancer Community Service, Rep. Frank Cirillo, Neptune, NJ (2015)
  • Featured, Top Doctor in New York Metropolitan Area Breast Surgery (2015, 2014)
  • Industry Expert, “Top Doctors: Experts in Medicine,” Who’s Who Publishers (2015)
  • Inside New Jersey Top Doctor for Women in Surgery (2015, 2014)
  • Outstanding New Jersey Physician For Women’s Health for (2015)
  • Recipient, NAACP Women in Medicine Award (2015)
  • Featured, American’s Top Doctors for Cancer, Castle Connolly Medical Ltd. (2014) (2005-2013)
  • Featured Article, Meridian Breast Surgery-Camal, Dr. Johnson Miller (2014)
  • Featured, Top 1% Breast Surgery Physicians, US News and World Report (2014, 2011)
  • Featured, Top Doctor for Cancer Castle Connelly National Magazine (2014)
  • Featured, Top Doctor for Cancer, New Jersey (2014)
  • Inductee, Lifetime Membership, Worldwide Registry (2014)
  • Top Doctor in Breast Surgery (2014, 2013)
  • Congressional Recognition, Community Service for Breast Cancer, Rep. Anna Eschoo, Palo Alto, CA (2012)
  • Featured, Indianapolis Top Doctor Breast Surgery (2011, 2010)
  • Special National Recognition in Geriatric Oncology, New Jersey (2011)
  • Nominee, Top Ten List of Teachers at Stanford (2007, 2004, 2003, 2001, 1999, 1997)
  • Recipient, Stanford University School of Medicine Advising Dean’s “Excellence in Teaching” Award (2004)
  • Recipient, National Medical Leadership in Education Inaugural Award (2002)
  • Recipient, Graduate Student Women of Color Faculty Recognition Award (2000)
  • Minority Medical Faculty Achievement Recognition Stanford University (1999)
  • Recipient, Franklin O. Ebaugh Award for Medical Student Advising, Stanford University (1999)
  • Featured, Sterling’s Honorarium Who’s Who (1995-1998)
  • Recipient, St. Clair Drake Teaching Award Stanford University (1998)
  • Recipient, AACR Minority Scholar Award, Vanessa Brown PGY-2 (1997)
  • Recipient, Stanford University Dean’s Fellowship Award (1996-1997)
  • Recipient, Katherine McCormick Travel Award (1994)
  • Governor Appointment, Department of Health, One of Six Outstanding Women in Veterans Health (1992)
  • American Cancer Society Resident Research Fellowship (1983-1984)
  • Best Surgical Intern Jewish Hospital of St. Louis (1978-1979)
  • Featured Member, Biltmore’s Who’s Who Registry of Executives and Professionals
  • Honored, American Board of Cardiology
  • Honored, American Institute Geriatrics
  • Honoree, outreach and community efforts, Women’s cancer care, Neptune/Asbury Park
  • Recipient, Kaiser Faculty Teaching Award


  • MD, School of Medicine, Washington University
  • Bachelor of Science in Medical Science, Northwestern University
  • Fellowship in Surgical Oncology, City of Hope National Medical Center
  • Residency in General Surgery, University of Illinois
  • Tumor Immunology Fellowship, Southwestern University Medical School in Dallas under direction of John Kettman, Ph.D.
  • American Board of Surgeons Re-certification

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