Dr. Shawn Johnson, MD

Dr. Shawn Johnson, MD

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Orthopedic Sports Medicine  ·  
Female  ·  
41 y/o
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Dr. Shawn Johnson, MD is an orthopedic sports medicine surgery specialist in Covington, LA and has been practicing for 4 years. She specializes in orthopedic sports medicine, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read her story

Ochsner Health Center - Covington

1000 Ochsner Blvd

Covington, LA 70433
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Johnson performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Johnson's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Johnson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "DR. JOHNSON IS A BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON AND HAS BEEN PROVIDING ORTHOPAEDIC SURGICAL CARE FOR THE PAST 7 YEARS AS AN ACTIVE DUTY ORTHOPAEDIC ARMY SURGEON AND THEN AS A CIVILIAN ORTHOPAEDIC SUREON. THAT EXPERIENCE HAS ALLOWED HER TO LEARN HOW TO NOT ONLY BETTER MANAGE ORTHOPAEDIC DIAGNOSES BUT ALSO HOW TO INTERACT WITH PATIENTS AND ENSURE SHE DEVELOPS THE BEST SURGEON-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP TO ALLOW FOR OPTIMIZATION OF CARE."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "
  • BELIEVES IN THE PREVENTION OF INJURY AND MAINTENANCE OF OVERALL HEALTH IN THE MANAGEMENT OF MUSCULOSKELETAL AILMENTS
  • BELIEVES OPEN, HONEST, DIRECT AND TIMELY COMMUNICATION IS PARAMOUNT IN PATIENT-PHYSICIAN RELATIONSHIP IN ORDER TO OPTIMIZE PATIENT OUTCOMES
  • EDUCATE PATIENTS ON DIAGNOSIS, PROGNOSIS, TREATMENT OPTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS
  • EMPHASIZES CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT OPTIONS, WHEN INDICATED
  • EMPHASIZES PATIENT INVOLVEMENT WITH DETERMINING TREATMENT PLAN
  • HOLDS PATIENT ACCOUNTABLE REGARDING AGREED UPON TREATMENT PLAN
  • ENSURES PATIENT AND FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE ADEQUATE UNDERSTANDING
  • PATIENT COMMUNICATION WITH OFFICE STAFF IS ENCOURAGED VIA PHONE OR MY OCHNSER COMPUTER APPLICATION
  • COMMUNICATES WITH ANCILLARY SERVICES ON PATIENT'S BEHALF WHEN NECESSARY

 

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10  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
  • Joint Replacement & Reconstruction Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
  • Orthopedic Fracture Care
  • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
  • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

100  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Tendinitis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • 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
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Injuries
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Labral Tear
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
  • Wrist Fracture
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28  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

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

  • Southwest Texas State Univeristy Aka Texas State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1999
  • U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas
    Medical School | Graduated 2003
  • William Beaumont Army Med Ctr/Tex Tech
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2004
  • William Beaumont Army Med Ctr/Tex Tech
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Ochsner Clinic Foundation
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2014

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
4 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (4)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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