Darren Johnson, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Lexington, KY, University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital

DarrenLeeJohnsonMD

Orthopaedic Surgery Lexington, KY

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery, University KY College of Medicine

Overview of Dr. Johnson

I am a nationally recognized physician in the field of sports medicine, particularly in complex knee surgery, currently serving as the Professor and Chief of Sports Medicine at the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at the University of Kentucky. I also serve as head team orthopedic surgeon to the UK Wildcats as well as a busy clinical practice in treating patients throughout the commonwealth and surrounding states. Have particular interest in the prevention, treatment of ACL injuries in the athletically active.

Education & Training

  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992 - 1993
  • University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical Center
    University of Southern California - LAC+USC Medical CenterResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1987 - 1992
  • David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
    David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLAClass of 1987
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterFellowship, Sports Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1993 - 2022
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1992 - 2000
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1988 - Present
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Press Mentions

  • UK Sports Medicine Surgeon Performs First MACI Cartilage Repair in Kentucky and Midwest
    UK Sports Medicine Surgeon Performs First MACI Cartilage Repair in Kentucky and MidwestMarch 2nd, 2017

Hospital Affiliations