surgeon in San Antonio, TX
A colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves, Dr. Jay Johannigman has four decades of medical experience spanning the military and civilian spheres. In his present position with the Army Reserves, Dr. Jay Johannigman is a surgeon who provides patient-centered critical care and trauma treatment.
Joining the U.S. Air Force (USAF) in 1979, Dr. Johannigman was active with the USAF Reserves’ Health Professions Scholarship Program while working toward his medical degree at Case Western Reserve University. Earning his MD in 1983, he achieved Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) honor society distinction and served as president of the campus AOA chapter.
Dr. Johannigman has experience as executive director of the University of Cincinnati’s Institute for Military Medicine, and he also served as Sycamore Township Fire Department medical director. In 2018, he received the Good Samaritan Hospital General Surgery Residency Adjunct Teaching Award, and he was selected as an Opening Day Hometown Hero by the Cincinnati Reds the following year.
In the military sphere, Dr. Jay Johannigman has received the AAST Honorary Medal for Combat Surgery and the Bronze Star for meritorious achievement. Over the course of seven deployments, he has served as deputy commander and overseen medical support in theaters such as Afghanistan and Iraq.