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Tiya Johnson, MD

5.0 out of 5 
Psychiatry - Child and Adolescent
Physician Group: 
UT Health East Texas Physicians
Practices At: 

UT Health East Texas Physicians Tyler - Child & Adolescent Behavioral Health Clinic

1100 E. Lake St.
Ste. 160
Tyler, TX 75701

8 a.m.-5 p.m.

UT Health North Campus Tyler

11937 US Hwy 271
Tyler, TX 75708

Tiya Johnson, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent psychiatrist at UT Health East Texas Behavioral Health at North Campus Tyler.

“I believe that patients deserve individualized care where all factors affecting their lives are considered as contributors to their mental health. I believe in treating the entire patient and not just the mental illness for which they are seeking treatment,” said Dr. Johnson.

“I’ve always loved helping people and I felt that being a physician was the ultimate career that would allow me to help those who are suffering.” Her special areas of interest include child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.

 Dr. Johnson provides comprehensive treatment to children, adolescents and young adults. This includes, but is not limited to, the treatment of the following disorders: depression, anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), schizophrenia/psychotic disorders, bipolar disorder, autism, post-traumatic stress disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Her hobbies include mentoring, community service and dancing.

Dr. Johnson is employed as a clinical faculty physician at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler under the UT Tyler School of Medicine.

Board Certifications: 

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Psychiatry, Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Child Psychiatry, Certification

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Forensic Psychiatry, Certification



Forensic Psychiatry

University of Cincinnati Cincinnati, Ohio

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry University of Louisville Louisville, Ky.


General Psychiatry, University of Miami and Jackson Memorial Hospital Miami

Doctor of Medicine:

The University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, Ky.

Bachelor of Arts:

Psychology, The University of Louisville Louisville, Ky.


American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, Member

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Member

American Psychiatry Association, Member

Featured Reviews



Dr. Johnson has been a great help to my family. I really appreciate how she listens to the parents as well as the child. She’s extremely patient and makes sure you understand everything.

   — Ines Flores