Whether you’re a world class athlete or a weekend warrior, Dr. Eric Johnson will help you return to the sport that you love as quickly as possible. A board certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty fellowship training in sports medicine, Dr. Johnson’s focus is on minimally invasive techniques and treatments for shoulder, knee, ankle, elbow, wrist, and hip injuries. Dr. Johnson brings an incredible wealth of knowledge and invaluable experience treating world class athletes that he carries into his practice at Jaffe; having served as an assistant team physician for multiple professional teams including the PGA, Pittsburgh Pirates, Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Dodgers, Los Angeles Kings, Anaheim Angels, Anaheim Ducks, and Los Angeles Sparks.
Dr. Johnson currently provides orthopedic treatment and coverage for the PGA and has been the covering orthopedic surgeon for the WGC Invitational every year since 2011. He also provides orthopedic coverage for the OHSAA Football State Championships and has extensive experience serving as team physician for multiple high schools. He is active in orthopedic societies and has published papers in peer reviewed journals, including the American Journal of Sports of Medicine and has presented nationally as well at the annual Sports Medicine Academy. He serves as a consultant for multiple orthopedic companies where he works on developing new products, treatments, and surgical techniques. He also gives lectures nationally to educate other surgeons on the newest techniques and treatments and is currently pioneering the field of Orthobiologics.
Outside of medicine, Dr. Johnson enjoys golfing, pickleball, college football, travel, and spending time with his family.
Undergraduate: University of Michigan
Graduate: Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, PA.
RESIDENCY & TRAINING
Internship: Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA
Residency: Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA, Chief resident 2010.
Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery