Dr. Brett Johnson an Assistant Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in the Endourology section of the Department of Urology and a board-certified Urologist. He received his undergraduate degree at the University of Texas at Austin and his medical degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston. His urologic residency was completed at the University of Wisconsin. He did a 2-year Endourology fellowship at UT Southwestern Medical Center and stayed on as an attending physician. Clinically, he has an active subspecialty practice focusing on the surgical and medical management of kidney stone disease and minimally invasive benign and malignant kidney disease and benign prostate enlargement. His affiliations include membership in the American Urological Association, the Endourological Society, Research On Calculus Kinetics Society, and Gold Humanism Honor Society. He has scores of peer reviewed publications, book-chapters, content reviews, and presentations.


Medical School
Baylor College of Medicine (2012), Medicine
University of Wisconsin (2017), Urology
UT Southwestern Medical Center (2019), Minimally Invasive Endourology

Research Interest

  • Benign and malignant conditions of the kidney
  • Medical and surgical kidney stone disease


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Prospective Randomized Trial of Single-Use versus Reusable Cystoscope for Ureteral Stent Removal.
Johnson BA, Raman JD, Best SL, Lotan Y, J Endourol 2023 Aug
A Novel Technique of Robotic-Assisted Simple Cystectomy During Urinary Diversion for Benign Indications.
Makedon AM, Sadowsky A, Johnson BA, Walker DT, Lloyd GL, Urology 2023 Feb 172 234
Alkali citrate content of common over-the-counter and medical food supplements.
Dai JC, Maalouf N, Hill K, Antonelli JA, Pearle MS, Johnson BA, J Endourol 2022 Aug
Reply by Authors.
Johnson BA, Sorokin I, Antonelli J, Pearle M, J Urol 2022 Jun 101097JU000000000000275002
Efficacy of Intramuscular Ketorolac for Preventing Renal Colic Post Stent Removal: Randomized Controlled Trial.
Johnson BA, Sorokin I, Antonelli J, Pearle M, J Urol 2022 Jun 101097JU0000000000002750
Artificial intelligence in endourology: emerging technology for individualized care.
Dai JC, Johnson BA, Curr Opin Urol 2022 Jan
A low-cost PVC-based dual-modality kidney phantom.
Young J, Shahedi M, Dormer JD, Johnson B, Gahan J, Fei B, Proc SPIE Int Soc Opt Eng 2022 12034

Honors & Awards

  • AUA Best Poster Award
    Effect of Pre-emptive Intramuscular Ketorolac on Post-Stent Colic: A Randomized Control Trial (2020)
  • AUA StoneLab Scientific Symposium Travel Award Winner
  • AUA Best Poster Award
    Localized Kidney Cancer: Ablative Therapy (2017)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Urological Association
  • Endourological Society (2017)
  • Research On Calculus Kinetics (R.O.C.K.) Society (2024)