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Dr. Johnson's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "Julie Johnson, M.D. joined Desert Orthopedic Center in 2016 as an orthopedic foot and ankle specialist. Dr. Johnson formerly practiced in Fargo, North Dakota, but as a native Nevadan, she is happy to return to the West Coast after 10 years living across the country. Dr. Johnson graduated from Santa Clara University. She returned to Nevada earning her medical degree from the University Of Nevada School Of Medicine. She completed her residency training in orthopedic surgery from GRMEP/Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Following her residency, Dr. Johnson completed her fellowship in foot and ankle surgery at the Warren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Johnson is a member of the American Medical Association, California Medical Association, American Academy of Foot and Ankle Society, and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. She is also a diplomat of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Johnson remains engaged in education and advocacy. She is the past president of the First District North Dakota Medical Association and has served on committees for the AOFAS, hospitals, and medical associations alike. She testified at the North Dakota Legislature to further the quality of foot and ankle care. Dr. Johnson's high quality care is her focus and she has been awarded the CG-CAHPS award for excellence in patient care. Dr. Johnson is passionate about maintaining and restoring foot and ankle health. She is thrilled to be a new resident of the desert with her husband and daughter, and the diverse culture, strong community, and beautiful weather are ideal. She enjoys trail running, hiking, golf, cycling, and yoga."
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Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
Arthritis of the Elbow
Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
Foot and Ankle Disorders
Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Pathological Spine Fracture
Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
Excision of Radius or Ulna
Foot and Ankle Dislocation Treatment, Closed
Foot and Ankle Surgery
Knee Replacement Revision
Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for California.
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.
Santa Clara Med Ctr
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
UNIV OF NV SCH OF MED
Medical School | Graduated 2006
Grand Rapids Medical Education & Research Center for Health Professions/Michigan State University
Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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