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Dr Johnson performed an emergency surgery on my wife's leg to remove a bacterial infection, perform an artificial knee replacement and repair a damaged ligament. This was made more difficult due to a condition she has called Amyloidosis.

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Nick R. Johnson, MD

Fellowship Trained Orthopedic SurgeonHip and Knee Reconstruction Specialist
Dr. Nick R Johnson

Dr. Nick Johnson is a native Oklahoman. He received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Oklahoma. During medical school, he was selected to participate in an Orthopedic research fellowship at the prestigious Mayo Clinic. He then went on to complete residency Charlotte, North Carolina at renowned Carolinas Medical Center.

  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honour Medical Society
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • University of oklahama logo
    - Undergraduate -
  • University of oklahama health sciences center
    - MD -
  • orthocarolina Residency
    - Residency -
  • orthocarolina fellowship
    - Fellowship -

Areas of Expertise

  • Advanced TechnologyRobotic Assisted Total
    Knee Replacement

    Dr. Johnson is trained in the use of robotic assisted joint replacement for treatment of end-stage arthritis. The use of robotic technology ensures a high level of precision and accuracy in implant placement.

  • Periprosthetic
    Hip & Knee Infection

    Dr. Johnson has undergone special training in the treatment of periprosthetic joint infection having completed a fellowship at the busiest infection center in the world. He takes self referrals as well as referrals from other physicians.

    Procedures

    • 2-Stage Revision Arthroplasty (Resection and Reimplantation)
    • DAIR (debridement, antibiotics, and implant retention)
    • 1-stage Revision Arthroplasty and Abbreviated (rapid)
    • Girdlestone
    • Amputation
    • Fusion
  • Periprosthetic
    Fracture

    Periprosthetic fractures are fractures or breaks of bone associated with an orthopedic implant, whether it is a joint replacement or internal fixation device.

  • Complex & Revision Hip
    & Knee Replacement

    These surgeries address failed primary joint procedures, restoring function and relieving pain through advanced techniques and specialized implants.

Publications

  • Failure to Medically Optimize Before Total Hip Arthroplasty: Which Modifiable Risk
    Factor Is the Most Dangerous?Published on 2021 Aug

    Introduction: Primary total hip arthroplasty (THA) is one of the most successful surgeries in the world today and is associated
    with extremely high postoperative patient satisfaction rates and functional scores with a low complication rate.

  • NONOPERATIVE MANAGEMENT OF OSTEOCHONDRITIS DISSECANS OF THE KNEE: PROGRESSION TO OSTEOARTHRITIS AND ARTHROPLASTY AT MEAN 13-YEAR FOLLOW-UPPublished on 2017 July

    Introduction: To evaluate the rate of arthritis and knee arthroplasty in a population-based cohort of patients with OCD lesions treated nonoperatively and evaluate factors that may predispose patients to knee osteoarthritis and arthroplasty.

  • CLINICAL OUTCOME OF TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY AFTER PRIOR MICROFRACTURE: A MATCHED COHORT STUDYPublished on 2017 February

    Introduction: The purpose of this study was to determine the outcomes, complications, and factors that influence outcomes in patients with previous MFX compared with those without previous MFX.

Direct Anterior ApproachHip Replacement Surgery

Direct anterior hip replacement is a minimally invasive hip surgery to replace the hip joint without cutting through any muscles or tendons as against traditional hip replacement that involves cutting major muscles to access the hip joint.

Latest TechnologyRevision Total Hip
& Knee Arthroplasty

Revision knee replacement surgery involves replacing a part or all your previous knee prosthesis with a new prosthesis. Although total knee replacement surgery is successful, sometimes the procedure can fail due to various reasons and may require a second revision surgery.

  • Out-of-Town
    Patients

    We offer specialized services to accommodate out-of-town patients,..

  • Perioperative
    Nutrition

    Optimal perioperative nutrition is
    vital for joint health and successful
    surgical outcomes.

  • Streammd Service

    An SMS-based digital health assistant to coach them through their entire surgical episode. From preparing for surgery to recovering postoperatively, STREAMD offers patients an unprecedented breadth of information tailored to their physician's preferences.

    Click Here to connect with the StreamMD platform.

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  • Operation Walk
  • Orthocarolina
  • Carolinas medical center Carolinas healthcare system logo
Practice Location

9800 Broadway Extension
Suite 201
Oklahoma City, OK, 73114