Dr. James Johnston, MD

Sports Medicine  |  
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Age 61
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Dr. James Johnston, MD
Dr. James Johnston, MD is a sports medicine doctor who practices in Boise, ID. He is 61 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Johnston is affiliated with St. Luke's Boise Medical Center.

St. Luke's Clinic - Boise Orthopedic Clinic

703 S Americana Blvd

Boise, ID 83702

Contact Information

(208) 706-2663

Dr. James Johnston, MD

Dr. James Johnston, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Cigna

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Care Philosophy

James M. Johnston, MD is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. He serves as team physician for the Idaho Steelheads, the Idaho Stampede, Meridian High School, and the FC Nova Soccer Club. He earned his bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and his medical degree from Southwestern Medical School in Dallas. He completed his surgical internship at the University of Oklahoma Medical College, orthopedic surgery residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center, and sports medicine fellowship at Salt Lake Knee and Sports Medicine. Dr. Johnston served in the U.S. Navy in Charleston, South Carolina as head of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Naval Hospital. He was deployed to the Persian Gulf as head of Surgical Team 10 in 1988 and again to Desert Shield / Desert Storm. He has practiced in Boise since 1992 and joined Boise Orthopedic Clinic in 1999.
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Dr. Johnston's Experience

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Dr. Johnston's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
45

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Foot Fracture
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia

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Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Idaho.

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.

Education

  • University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Okla Med College
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University So Ala Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Salt Lake Knee and Sports Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnston has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnston's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnston to family and friends
3.7
based on 12 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Johnston's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
in Meridian, ID |
I had a very good experience with an ACL replacement with Jim. Spot on diagnosis, great end result! Very active, skiing, soccer, hiking, backpacking! Knee is doing outstanding! I would refer and have referred anyone who may need his expertise. Thank you, Jim!
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Dr. Johnston accepts 2 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
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Hospitals where Dr. Johnston has admitting privileges

St. Luke's Boise Medical Center
190 E Bannock St
Boise, ID 83712
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