Dr. Kelli Johnston was born and raised in Sterling Heights, Michigan. She completed her undergraduate degree in Kinesiology at Michigan State University, and as well as her medical degree at the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. In 2005, Dr. Johnston moved to South Carolina for her pediatric residency training at the University of South Carolina/Palmetto Health Richland Children's Hopsital in Columbia, SC. Upon finishing residency in 2008, she continued to live and work in Union, SC before moving to Charleston and joining Coastal Pediatric Associates in 2015.
Dr. Johnston enjoys providing well care to infants and children, and sees it as a wonderful opportunity to educate families on maintaining health and preventing illness. She also has interests in the evaluation and treatment of ADHD.Dr. Johnston lives on Johns Island and has three children. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, reading, movies, music, sports, hunting, the beach and traveling.