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Malieka Johnson

  • San Diego, California

Specialty:

General and Adult Special Needs Dentist


In 2013, Dr. Johnson helped pioneer a community-health-center dental program for adults with special needs and has been serving those patients at San Ysidro Health ever since. Born to a single teenage mother, she’s a first-generation high school, college and graduate student who became a Pierre Fauchard Academy Fellow this May.