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William Johnson, M.D.

William Johnson, M.D.

EDUCATION

  • Residency
    Orthopedic Surgery, July, 1989 – June, 1994
    Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    New Orleans, Louisiana

Postgraduate Training

  • Internal Medicine Residency, 1987 – 1989
    Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    New Orleans, Louisiana

Internal Medicine Internship, 1986 – 1987

  • Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
    New Orleans, Louisiana

Medical Training

  • Medical Doctor, 1982 – 1986
    Louisiana State University School of Medicine
    New Orleans, Louisiana

Undergraduate

  • Bachelor of Science, Biology, 1978 – 1982
    Loyola University
    New Orleans, Louisiana

Honors:

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • President, Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society
  • Member, Loyola College Assembly
  • Member, Loyola Student Government Council
  • St. Joseph Pignatelli Award for Biological Excellence and Research
  • Dean’s List every semester 1978 – 1982
  • Academic Scholarship 1978 – 1982

BOARD CERTIFICATION

  • Board Certified in Internal Medicine, September 1989
  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery, July, 1996
  • Recertified July, 2006

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

  • March, 2002 – Present River Region Orthopedics
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    LaPlace, Louisiana
  • 1996 – February, 2002 Southeast Louisiana Orthopedic Associates
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    LaPlace, Louisiana
  • 1994 – 1996 Elmwood Medical Center
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    Jefferson, Louisiana
  • 1990 – 2006 U.S. Army Reserves Medical Corps
    Orthopedic Surgeon
    New Orleans, Louisiana

RESEARCH AND PRESENTATIONS

  • A Comparison of Orth-evac and Solcotrans Autotransfusion Systems After Orthopedic Surgery
    Presented at the Louisiana Orthopedic Association Convention, 1992
    Presented at the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons Convention, 1993
    Accepted for Publication in CORR
  • An Evaluation of One Day Cerfuroxime versus Three Day Cefazolin Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Total Joint Arthroplasty
  • A Review of the Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans of the Distal Femur
    Presented at Orthopedic Grand Rounds
  • A Review of Anterior Shoulder Reconstruction Using the Bristow Repair
    Presented at Orthopedic Grand Rounds
  • Preoperative Screening Tests: What is Necessary?
    Presented at Ochsner Internal Medicine Grand Rounds, 1989
  • A New Method of Investigating Synaptonemal Complexes
    Presented at the Southern Biological Society Convention, 1982

MEDICAL SOCIETIES

  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Southern Medical Association
  • Greater New Orleans Orthopedic Society
  • Louisiana Orthopedic Association
  • Society of Military Orthopedic Surgeons
  • Louisiana State Medical Society
  • River Parishes Medical Society

MEDICAL STAFF PRIVILEGES

  • River Parishes Hospital
  • St. James Parish Hospital

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

  • Medical Director, Physical Therapy, River Parishes Hospital, 1998 – Present
  • Chief of Staff, River Parishes Hospital, 2000
  • Member Medical Executive Committee, River Parishes Hospital, 1998 - 2001

 

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