Dr. Wayne Johnson, MD

Dr. Wayne Johnson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Wayne Johnson, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Lawton, OK and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med in 1991 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine orthopedic joint reconstruction, and more.Read his story

110 NW 31st St

Lawton, OK 73505

Contact Information

(580) 357-3671

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ameritas
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Care Network
  • Coventry Health Care
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Systemic Chondromalacia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Johnson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson "Wayne A. Johnson, M.D. General Orthopaedic surgery practice with a subspecialty interest in sports medicine. Education • MEDICAL DEGREE, MEHARRY MEDICAL COLLEGE, NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (1986-91)• MASTERS IN CHEMISTRY PROGRAM, HOWARD UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, D.C. (1985-1986)• BACHELOR DEGREE IN CHEMISTRY, HOWARD UNIVERSITY, WASHINGTON, D.C. (1982-85) Summary of Qualifications Board Certification/Recertification in Orthopaedic surgery ABOS Practicing Orthopaedic surgery (1999-present)• Subspecialty interest in Sports Medicine, Orthopaedic Trauma• Certified in workers compensation/personal injury evaluation• Asst. Clinical Professor at University of OK • Asst. Clinical Professor at of OK State University U.S. ARMY PROMOTIONS • Lieutenant (1984)• Captain (1991)• Major (1997)• Lt. Colonel (2003) Awards and Distinctions Gillette 4 Year College Academic Scholarship (1982-85)• Distinguished Military Graduate, Army R.O.T.C. (1984)• Academic Scholarship Master's Program (1985)• Medical School Full Scholarship (1986-91)• Parachute Badge, Army Service Ribbon (1987)• Outstanding Pharmacology Student (1989)• Outstanding Chemistry Student (1982-84)• National Defense Service Medical (1992, 2001)• Army Commendation Medal (1992, 1994, 1995, and 2003)• Armed Forces Reserve Medal, Superior Unit Award (1995)• Henry J. Marsh Outstanding Orthopaedic Surgery Paper (1997, 1999)• USA Achievement Medal (2001) CURRENT MEDICAL LICENSURE • CO• OK EMPLOYMENT HISTORY MMG ORTHOPAEDICS (2003-2004; 2017-PRESENT)• Premier Orthopaedics of Lawton (2004-2017)• Evans Army Community Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery Department (1999-2003) PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE • Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Training, Trauma and Surgery Division, University of Miami (January-February 2002)• Workers Compensation/Personal Injury, Medical Operations Management, Inc., Denver, Colorado (1999-2003)• Orthopaedic Resident PGYIII-PGYV, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado (1996-99)• Orthopaedic Residency PGYII, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado (1995-96)• Director, Primary Care Clinic of Fort Sill, Fort Sill, Oklahoma, (1994-95)• Director; Brigade Surgeon, Primary Care Clinic of Fort Carson, Fort Carson, Colorado (1992-94)• Surgery Intern, Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Aurora, Colorado (1991-92) PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, President (2010-11),Vice President (2005-06), and Current Member of the Board of Directors (2005-16)• FACS• FAAOS • AMA• NMA• OSMA• University of Colorado Orthopaedic Alumni Association• Oklahoma State Orthopaedic President (2010-16), V. P. (2008-10)• Board member, JRGOS (2016-present) PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS AAOS Cabinet member, Communications Cabinet and Diversity Advisory Board (2014-2018)• Board of Councilors, AAOS (2016-present)• Diversity Advisory Board AAOS (2014-18)• Oral Board Examiner, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (2012-present)• Biomedical Advisory Board member, GPTC (2014-present)• Spokesperson for the AAOS (2005- present)• Editorial Board of AAOS NOW (2014-present)• Chief of Surgery, SWMC (2012-2017)• Mid-Central States Orthopaedic Society, President (2010-11), V.P. (2005-06), Board Director (2005-14)• Orthopaedic Society of Oklahoma, Executive Board member (2005-present), President (2010-16), V. P. (2008-10)• Associate Clinical Professor, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2003-present)• Chairman, Great Plains ASC Board of Directors (2011-14)• Team Physician, Oklahoma Calvary Professional Basketball team C.B.A. (2007-11)• Team Physician, Cameron University Men's and Women'sBasketball team (2003-15)• Olympic Assistant Team Physician, World Class Athlete Program, Colorado Springs, US Army (1999-2003)• Board Member of Cameron University's Foundation Board (2006-present), President (2012-14), Vice President (2010-12)• University of Oklahoma College of Medicine Admissions Committee "
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5  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Bone & Joint Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Non-Surgical Orthopedics
  • Orthopedic Trauma Surgery
  • Sports Medicine Orthopedic Joint Reconstruction

1  Board Certifications

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

109  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • 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
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • 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
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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26  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neuroplasty
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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  • Howard University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1985
  • Meharry Med Coll Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1991
  • Fitzsimmons Army Medical Center (Famc)
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Fitzsimmons Army Med Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Univ Of Colo Hlth Sci Ctr
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Ryder Trauma Ctr
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson to family and friends
14 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Johnson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Terrible experience. I had to get a second surgery to fix the ACL reconstruction Dr Johnson did. I wasn't able to get full extension in my knee because of his incompetence. I wasn't able to get into the military because of having two ACL reconstruction surgeries due to the fact Dr Johnson did not...more
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very good experience. he provided excellent care and information thru out the process. he answered all questions . the surgery process was good.
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I made an appointment with Dr. Johnson in May 20016 for my ankle. I had a bad slip and fall that cause me to hurt my ankle, feet, hip, leg, tailbone, and back. First, I couldn't walk when this first happen and I was in so much pain. Also, I cried so much because when I fell I was so hurt and...more
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I'm a 65 year-old female. Dr. Johnson performed a rotator cuff repair and decompression on my right shoulder. They gave me a nerve block before starting surgery. After surgery I had little pain. Even the following days I only had pain if I moved my arm the wrong way. I did not need to take any...more
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