Darren L. Johnson, MD

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Practice areas

Practice areas

Clinical interests

  • Arthroscopy
  • Knee and Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

Darren L. Johnson, MD

Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

Biography

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.

Faculty rank

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Degree
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Medicine

Residency
University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Los Angeles

Fellowship
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine 

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Lexington KY 40504-3504

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Walk-in clinic hours

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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.)
  1. Burnham JM, Yonz MC, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B.
    Y-Balance Limb Asymmetry In ACL Reconstructed Patients Cleared For Return-to-Play: 3132 Board #197 June 3, 2: 00 PM - 3: 30 PM.
    Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):890.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.

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