Robert Johnston, MD, board certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics & Gynecology, earned his medical degree with honors from University of Vermont College of Medicine where he excelled in leadership roles and coordinated service projects to benefit the community. He then completed his Obstetrics & Gynecology residency training and a Maternal-Fetal Medicine fellowship at University of California at Irvine.

While in California, Dr. Johnston served on the committee for physician and patient safety at UC Irvine Medical Center and was the junior fellow chair for the American Congress of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.

Dr. Johnston has participated in clinical research to advance care for women and has authored numerous publications on topics related to complex conditions and complications during pregnancy, such as multiples, obstetrics outcomes related to assisted reproductive technologies, hypertension during pregnancy and more. Dr. Johnston has also given continuing education presentations at numerous medical conferences.

His personal interests involve exploring the Austin area, and spending time outdoors with his partner and their two bulldogs.


Medical School
University of Vermont College of Medicine

University of California at Irvine

Certifications & Memberships

  • Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


St. David's Women's Center of Texas



Languages Spoken



Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Office Locations

Austin Maternal Fetal Medicine
12200 Renfert Way
Suite G-3
Austin, TX 78758
Phone: (512) 821-2540
Fax: (512) 776-1956