Dr. Johnson joined Orthopedic Associates in August 2012. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Neuroscience in 2002. He completed medical school training at the University of Michigan Medical School, graduating in 2006. He then spent one year at the University of Nebraska Medical Center for General Surgery internship before moving back to Michigan for Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Michigan State University / Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. He finished residency in 2011. He completed a fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the University of New Mexico in 2012.
His areas of specialty include arthroscopy and sports medicine, in addition to total joint replacement, fracture care, and general orthopaedics. He is trained in the newest techniques for the arthroscopic and open management of knee and shoulder injuries, including ACL tears, meniscal tears, patellar instability, rotator cuff tears, and shoulder instability.
Dr. Johnson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He also is a member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, and the Western Orthopaedic Association. He has been active in research and has published manuscripts in The American Journal of Sports Medicine and The Journal of Knee Surgery. He also has presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
Originally from Gilbert, Arizona, Dr. Johnson is married with six children. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family as well as participating in athletic pursuits and outdoor activities. He is active in volunteer team coverage for local high school athletics. He is pleased to be part of the Four Corners community.