My name is Darren Johnson; I received my medical degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine. I completed a fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. I am board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.
Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine
University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Certifications or Special training
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
UK HealthCare at Turfland
2195 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington KY 40504-3504
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Recent Publications (Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
- Kline PW, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B.
Clinical Predictors of Knee Mechanics at Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction.
Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5):790-5.
- Gabler CM, Jacobs CA, Howard JS, Mattacola CG, Johnson DL.
Comparison of Graft Failure Rate Between Autografts Placed via an Anatomic Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction Technique: A Systematic Review, Meta-analysis, and Meta-regression.
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Apr;44(4):1069-79.
- Howard JS, Lembach ML, Metzler AV, Johnson DL.
Rates and Determinants of Return to Play After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I Soccer Athletes: A Study of the Southeastern Conference.
Am J Sports Med. 2016 Feb;44(2):433-9.
- Kline PW, Morgan KD, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B.
Impaired Quadriceps Rate of Torque Development and Knee Mechanics After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Patellar Tendon Autograft.
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Oct;43(10):2553-8.
- Metzler AV, Johnson DL.
Dynamically unstable syndesmosis injuries.
Orthopedics. 2013 Mar;36(3):209-11.
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