Dr. Johnsen joined The Orthopedic Clinic Association in 2006 after practicing in Boulder County, Colorado for 7 years. He actively treats many professional, Olympic and collegiate running athletes. Dr. Johnsen’s main interests are in common and complex foot and ankle problems. He has a strong interest in sports medicine, knee injuries, lower extremity trauma, ankle joint replacement and ankle cartilage replacement techniques.
Dr. Johnsen is a native of the Phoenix area. He graduated from Chaparral High School. He majored in Physiology at the University of California; Berkeley and graduated with Highest Honors. He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas and completed his Orthopedic Surgery Residency at Henry Ford Hospital System in Detroit, Michigan. He completed fellowships in both Foot and Ankle Surgery and Sports Medicine at the Institute for Bone and Joint Disorders.
He remains actively involved in clinical and basic science research and is a published author. He coauthored the workers compensation lower extremity guidelines for the State of Colorado which is currently used in multiple western states and became the guide for the nationally used ODG workers compensation guidelines. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons and the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons in Foot and Ankle surgery and has a second Board sub-specialty certification in Sports Medicine.