Dr. Shawn E. Johnson, MD

Dr. Shawn E. Johnson, MD

Orthopedic Sports Medicine | Female | 39 years old

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.Read more

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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 NECESSARYRead more

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DR. JOHNSON IS A BOARD CERTIFIED ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON AND HAS BEEN PROVIDING ORTHOPAEDIC SURGICAL CARE FOR THE PAST 7 YEARS...Read more

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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Johnson says..
  • 7 YEARS POST-RESIDENCY ORTHOPAEDIC EXPERIENCE
  • ORTHOPAEDIC SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP TRAINED
  • ACTIVE DUTY U.S. ARMY STAFF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON FOR 5 YEARS
  • SPECIALIZES IN THE TREATMENT OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN AND DYSFUNCTION IN ALL AGES
  • COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT INTERACTION EMPHASIZING EDUCATION REGARDING DIAGNOSES AND TREATMENT OPTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS
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  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Calf Muscle Strain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Bursitis
  • 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
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • 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
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Strain of Hamstring Muscle
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trochanteric Bursitis

Procedures Performed

  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • ACL Surgery
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Cartilage Repair
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Osteotomy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Shoulder Replacement
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon and Bursa Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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Education

  • Medical School
    U Of Tx Southwestern Med Sch At Dallas

    Graduated in 2003

  • Internship Hospital
    William Beaumont Army Med Ctr/Tex Tech

    Completed in 2004

  • Residency Hospital
    William Beaumont Army Med Ctr/Tex Tech

    Completed in 2008

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Ochsner Clinic Foundation

    Completed in 2014

  • Undergraduate School
    Southwest Texas State Univeristy Aka Texas State University

    Graduated in 1999

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Specializes in Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Johnson says...

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.

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Dr. Johnson's Care Philosophy

  • 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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Dr. Johnson says...

  • 7 YEARS POST-RESIDENCY ORTHOPAEDIC EXPERIENCE
  • ORTHOPAEDIC SPORTS MEDICINE FELLOWSHIP TRAINED
  • ACTIVE DUTY U.S. ARMY STAFF ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON FOR 5 YEARS
  • SPECIALIZES IN THE TREATMENT OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN AND DYSFUNCTION IN ALL AGES
  • COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT INTERACTION EMPHASIZING EDUCATION REGARDING DIAGNOSES AND TREATMENT OPTIONS AND EXPECTATIONS