Dr. Paul Johnson, MD

Dr. Paul Johnson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Paul Johnson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Jefferson City, TN and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

120 Hospital Dr

Jefferson City, TN 37760

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Spondylolisthesis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers
Back Pain
very high
more than 98% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

67  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
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32  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Northwestern University The Feinberg School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • Vanderbilt University Mc
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • Vanderbilt University Mc
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Emory University Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1995

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

3.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
62 total reviews (13 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (62)

  • 5
    (42)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (16)

Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • 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 (13)

Due to degenerative disease that has caused issues with my back, Dr. Johnson has performed surgeries on my spine, with the latest occurring Feb. 2017, which was a spinal fusion. I had been in such pain prior to surgery, but am now on the road to living life freely. He is such a caring ,...more
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I saw Dr. Johnson at Knoxville Orthopaedic Clinic in Knoxville after developing severe pain and tingling in my shoulder and arm. After x-rays and MRI testing, he agreed to do surgery even though he new that my short neck and the fact that I had cervical surgery over 20 years ago could be problems....more
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I had injured my lower back 6 months prior to visiting Dr. Johnson. He immediately made me aware of my options and the benefits from each option. I opted to have spine surgery to repair a bulging disc in my lower spine. Immediately after the surgery the pain in my right leg was gone. I had been...more
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Good doctor. Bedside minor good. Doesn't work with people who take pain meds. Anybody who has to go to a pain clinic can forget it.
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When I first saw Dr. Johnson I had finished therapy after ACL surgery and could barely walk upright because of lower back pain. We discussed options and tried therapy and an injection but after failing we decided the only way to get better was to have surgery. He was up front and honest about...more
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