Dr. Joseph JohnsonAssistant Professor

Areas of Interest
polytrauma, periarticular fractures, pelvic and acetabular trauma, nonunions and malunions


Johnson completed undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia and received his medical doctorate from Emory University School of Medicine. He then completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Brown University. Following residency, Johnson completed his orthopedic trauma fellowship at Brown University/Rhode Island Hospital. On graduating, he was selected to complete an AO International orthopedic trauma fellowship at Leeds General Infirmary, in Leeds, UK.

Dr. Johnson treats all facets of orthopedic trauma, including both acute and chronic pathology. His specific clinical interests include pelvic and acetabular fractures, nonunions and malunions and peri-articular fracture care. His research interests include the management of open fractures, the appropriate treatment of geriatric hip fractures and the biomechanics of fracture healing. He joins us after working at Loma Linda University Medical Center as the head of orthopedic trauma.


Medical School
Emory University, 2008-2012

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, 2012-2017

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Trauma Orthopaedics, 2017-2018


Campus Address
FOT 901