Dr. Joshua Johnston, MD

Dr. Joshua Johnston, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
43 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Joshua Johnston, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lakewood, WA. He specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

Franciscan Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Associates St Clare

11307 Bridgeport Way SW Ste 220

Lakewood, WA 98499
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Medicaid

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Top Care Areas

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Knee Surgery
more than 83% of peers
more than 74% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnston "Joshua A. Johnston, MD is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in orthopedic sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery, reconstructive surgery and trauma, treatment of athletic injuries, and fracture care. He enjoys caring for patients from all walks of life and strives to provide his patients with efficient, thorough and compassionate care. Dr. Johnston completed a fellowship at the Santa Monica Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Group, a FIFA Centre of Medical Excellence, where he served as the team physician for the L.A. Galaxy and Chivas USA Major League Soccer teams, the U.S. Men s and Women s National Soccer Teams and the Pepperdine University and Santa Monica Community College athletic departments. Dr. Johnston is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine."


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3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Sports Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

4  Conditions Treated

  • Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Tibia Fracture

9  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Washington.

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 Washington School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • Michigan State University/Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Santa Monica Orthopaedic & Sports Med Grp
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnston's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnston to family and friends
36 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

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Dr. Johnston's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

I felt like he really took the time to discuss my condition and treatment options. haven't had surgery so I can't review that.
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Amazing very honest doctor! He's throuhough and up front and takes the time to talk to you. I highly recommend him!
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When I was injured in a car accident, Dr. Johnston operated on my knee. He was patient, caring and supportive in my care, even when I had given up. He has a wonderful sense of humor and makes you see the up side of things, even when you feel down. He continued to reassure me when I re-injured my...more
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Dr. Johnston is for the top surgeon in his field. He did with total success a bilateral knee-replacement on me. I recovered nicely and today I'm better than I was with my birth given knees. He and his team are on top of every game I've witnessed them, speedy appointments, on time always, no waiting...more
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Last year I completely tore my ACL while playing soccer. Dr. Johnston is AMAZING!!!! I was fully recovered and back to playing contact sports in six months. I highly recommend Dr. Johnston and his staff. They are all extremely knowledgeable and professional.
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