Melissa Johnson, PA-C

Special Interests

  • Non-Operative Treatment of Spine Conditions


As a physician assistant at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates, Melissa Johnson, PA-C is a hospital-based physician assistant and supports physicians in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with spine disorders. Melissa has a special interest in non-surgical spine care management.

Melissa’s philosophy of care is to always listen to patients and show them compassion. She also believes that physical therapy is vital to both non-operative and post-operative care. 

For Melissa, working at Carolina NeuroSurgery & Spine Associates means providing excellent care to patients in the region. She was particularly drawn in by the fact that it is an all-inclusive spine and brain care practice, and that the providers love what they do and it shows. Melissa is proud to work at a practice where every provider enjoys helping patients, particularly in some of the most difficult times of a patient and their family’s lives.


Undergraduate Degree
Belmont Abbey College Belmont, NC

Master of Physician Assistant Studies
Shenandoah University Winchester, VA

Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Academy of Physician Assistants - Member
  • NC Academy of Physician Assistants - Member
  • Association of Neurosurgical Physician Assistants - Member

Melissa Johnson, PA-C is a member of Dr. Zuhosky's Care Team

Joseph P. Zuhosky, MD
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