Dr. Ernest Johnson, MD

Dr. Ernest Johnson, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 88
Dr. Ernest Johnson, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Sacramento, CA and has been practicing for 56 years. He graduated from University of Nebraska / College of Medicine in 1956 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

1111 Exposition Blvd Bldg 700

Sacramento, CA 95815

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Dr. Johnson's Experience

Dr. Johnson's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ear, Nose, and Throat
  • Board certified in Otolaryngology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Johnson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "Dr. Johnson retired as of January 31, 2012; however, he is still seeing a few patients a month as a qualified medical examiner for workers' compensation cases. A very accomplished and experienced board-certified otolaryngologist, Dr. Ernest Johnson is the senior member of Sacramento Ear, Nose & Throat. He has been an integral part of the Sacramento medical community for many years. In addition to general otolaryngology, Dr. Johnson's chief clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders, treatment of hearing loss and head and neck cancer and surgery. Dr. Johnson is an accomplished researcher of ear, nose and throat disorders, and much of his research has been published in national peer-reviewed medical journals. In addition, he was a recipient of the Outstanding Research Residency Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology. For a number of years, Dr. Johnson served as Chief of Otolaryngology as well as Chief of Surgery at Sutter Hospitals in Sacramento. In addition, he served as Chief of Otolaryngology and Chief of Staff at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center. Dr. Johnson has also worked in a teaching capacity as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine for the University of California, Davis. Dr. Johnson is also a qualified medical examiner for the state of California. Dr. Johnson earned his undergraduate degree and his medical degree from University of Nebraska. He then went on to complete an internship at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After this, he worked at the Zama Army Hospital in Japan, where he became Chief of Otolaryngology. Dr. Johnson completed his residency in otolaryngology and maxillofacial surgery at University of Iowa. Dr. Johnson is a Fellow at the American College of Surgeons, the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Allergy. He is affiliated with Mercy General Hospital and Sutter Hospitals, Sacramento."


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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

4  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University of Nebraska / College of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1956
  • Temple University Hospital Philadelphia
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1957
  • Ia Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1962

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

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Dr. Johnson's Performance

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  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


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  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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