James Johnson, MD
Education & Background
About James Johnson, MD
Jim Johnson, MD, MPH, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and is also board certified in sports medicine. He specializes in sports injuries and shoulder and knee surgery. Dr. Johnson completed his undergraduate education at UCLA, where he also received a Masters of Public Health in Behavioral Sciences studying the importance of the patient/doctor encounter.
Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from George Washington School of Medicine, where he was the President of the William Beaumont Research Society. He then completed his internship and residency at Yale School of Medicine and received the Yale Orthopaedic Research Award and the AOA Zimmer Traveling Resident Research Award. He then went on to Vail, Colorado for a fellowship in sports medicine at the Steadman Hawkins Clinic. He is currently a staff physician for the U.S. ski team and is the co-director of the Panorama Sports Medicine Fellowship program.
Dr. Johnson enjoys running, cycling, fly fishing, baseball, golf, camping and other outdoor activities. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter.