Grace J. Johnson, MD


Baylor College of MedicineFellowshipMaternal Fetal Medicine2023
Baylor College of MedicineResidencyObstetrics & Gynecology2020
Baylor College of MedicineMedical SchoolDoctor of Medicine2016
University of Texas at AustinBachelorsBachelor of Arts2012


I consider it a privilege to walk alongside families during such an exciting and often anxiety-provoking season of their lives. I strive to care for my patients with compassion, knowledge, and a collaborative approach. 


Clinical Interests: ultrasound screening, high-risk pregnancy care, antepartum testing, quality and safety, ethics 

Research Interests:  antepartum testing, fetal heart rate monitoring 


Organization NameRole
American College of Obstetricians and GynecologistsMember
Society for Maternal-Fetal MedicineMember

Selected Publications

Johnson GJ, Salmanian B, Denning SG, Belfort MA, Sundgren NC, Clark SL. Relationship between umbilical cord gas values and neonatal outcomes: implications for electronic fetal heart rate monitoring. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2021 Sept 1; 138(3):366-373

Johnson GJ, Kilpatrick CC, Zaritsky E, Woodbury E, Boller M, Burton M, Asfaw T, Ratan BM. Training the next generation of obstetrics and gynecology leaders, a multi-institutional needs assessment. Journal of Surgical Education. 2021 Jul 19;S1931-7204(21)00164-1.

Johnson G, Denning S, Clark SL, Davidson C. Pathophysiologic Origins of Brachial Plexus Palsy. Obstetrics Gynecology. 2020 Oct; 136 (4): 725-730

Johnson G, Clark SL, Turrentine M. Antepartum testing for the prevention of stillbirth: where do we go from here? Obstetrics Gynecology. 2018 Dec; 132(6); 1407-1411

Johnson G, Levison J, Malek J. Should Providers Discuss Breastfeeding with women Living with HIV in High-Income Countries? An ethical analysis. Clinical Infectious Disease. 2016 Nov 15;63(10):1368-1372.

Awards & Honors

Academic Chief Resident, Obstetrics and Gynecology Residency Program, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2019-2020

Distinguished Educator Certificate, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, 2020