Dr. William Johnson III, MD

Dr. William Johnson III, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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58 y/o
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Dr. William Johnson III, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in La Place, LA and has been practicing for 32 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and internal medicine.Read his story

River Region Orthopedics

502 Rue De Sante Ste 106

La Place, LA 70068
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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Buckeye Community Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
high
more than 88% of peers
Knee Disorders
high
more than 84% of peers
Knee Sprain
high
more than 83% of peers

Dr. Johnson III'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 III's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Johnson III "Dr. William Johnson graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA in 1986. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine in 1989 and an Orthopedic Surgery residency in 1994 at Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation. Dr. Johnson is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Johnson has practiced Orthopedic Surgery in LaPlace since 1996."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Internal Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

105  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • 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)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • 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
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • 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
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • La State Univ Sch Of Med In New Orleans
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Johnson III has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Johnson III's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Johnson III to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Johnson III's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

One of the most attentive caring Dr that I have ever met. He genuinely is interested in your concerns. I have been going to him for yrs after having bad experiences with other Drs. You will love his caring heart..He looks one in the eye when speaking to them . So far, thank God that I have never a...more
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Excellent doctor with a great bedside manner!
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Very Excellent at what ge does.Beleves in Preserving his patient's best possible immediate goal for relief without Overyse of PRESCRIPTION MEDICATION NOT NECESSARY OR WARRANTED. WHICH IS WHICH ALWAYS IN THE PATIENTS BEST INTEREST. HE HAS SHOWS A LEVEL OF COMPASSION.I HAVE ONLY SEEN IN LESS THAN 5...more
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Dr Johnson is the best,, he explains how the outcome of your surgery,what's is going to hurt the most etc! He operated on my father 20+ years ago with a complete shoulder replacement operated on my mother 10 years ago operations on both came out better than expected!! I just had foot surgery and...more
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