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Darren L. Johnson, MD

Darren L. Johnson, MD
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Practice Area

  • Sports Medicine
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  • About

    Personal Statement

    In sports medicine we see a lot of high school and college kids who have an injury, and for the patient, it's like the end of the world. What’s going through their mind is, "I'll never be able to get back on the field.” We see them at their lowest point, we operate on them and go through the rehab process. When that player goes back on the field and back to doing what they love to do, you can't beat it. This is not a job to me. This is my calling.

    Faculty Rank

    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 and Special Training

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

  • Clinical Interests

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