Denise L. Johnson Miller, MD, FACS

Johnson Miller, Denise - CoverDr. Johnson Miller has 36 years of experience in the medical field and specializes in breast cancer. Recognized for her work, she was honored by U.S. News and World Report as being in the top one percent among breast cancer surgeons in 2011 and 2014.


Title: Medical Doctor, Medical Director for Breast Surgery
Company: Meridian Health System, Inc.
Location: Neptune, NJ United States


  • Affiliate International Society of Health Technology Assessment
  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Program Committee, Society of Black Academic Surgeons
  • Member of the American Association of Cancer Research
  • Member of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
  • Member of the National Medical Association
  • Member of the Society of Surgical Oncology


  • 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

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