|Schedule An Appointment||Clinical Office Address|
|(801) 581-2291||University Hospital
50 N Medical Dr
Salt Lake City, UT 84132
Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from Tulane University Faculty of Medicine, completed his Pediatric residency at NMCSD Hospital, and his Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship at the University of Utah in 2004. Subsequently, Captain Johnson completed a surgical internship at Naval Medical Center San Diego (NMCSD) before serving as a General and Hyperbaric Medical Officer with the 3rd Surveillance Reconnaissance and Intelligence Group in Okinawa, Japan.
After deploying to Kuwait in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2004, Captain Johnson returned to the Naval Medical Center Portsmouth (NMCP), where he served as the Academic Chairman for Emergency Medicine from 2007 to 2012. During this time, he has also deployed as part of the disaster relief for Hurricane Katrina and the humanitarian aid mission, Continuing Promise 2009. He served as the director of medical operations on the USNS Comfort during Operation Unified Response in Haiti. Most recently, he returned from a tour as the Officer in Charge of a Shock Trauma Platoon/Forward Resuscitative Surgical System and the Chief of Professional Services for 2nd Medical Battalion in Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Currently, he serves as both the Specialty Leader to the Navy Surgeon General for Emergency Medicine and Director of Healthcare Operations for Navy Medicine East.
Captain Johnson has won several teaching awards from the NMCP emergency medicine residency program and continues to lecture nationally on pediatric emergency medicine topics. He serves on the education committee for American Academy of Emergency Medicine and is a peer reviewer for the Journal of Emergency Medicine. His research interests have focused on the treatment of hemorrhagic shock.
Board Certification and Academic Information
|Academic Departments||Pediatrics - Adjunct Assistant Professor
|Academic Divisions||Pediatric Emergency Medicine
|Board Certification||American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Emergency Medicine)