Our team provides the highest level of non-operative care for sports injuries. Dr. Chad Johnson is fellowship trained in sports medicine and uses the latest technologies for diagnosis and treatment of your injuries, including injections and minimally invasive procedures. He is specially trained to help you perform at your best, recover, and return to your active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible.
Chad Johnson, DO is fellowship trained in primary care sports medicine, focusing on non-operative musculoskeletal care. He is passionate about helping injured athletes return to their sport and specializes in medical management of acute injuries, overuse injuries, injury prevention, and sports-related concussion. He also specializes in conservative management of osteoarthritis, including injection therapies and regenerative medicine. Ultrasound is an essential tool in his clinic and he loves the outcomes that can be achieved though precisely placed medication with ultrasound-guided procedures. He has taught diagnostic musculoskeletal ultrasound nationally.
Dr. Johnson provides team physician services and sideline management of injuries for high school, collegiate and elite-level athletes. He is the team physician for the College of Southern Idaho, Canyon Ridge High School, Kimberly High School, and Filer High School. He is also the directing physician for the athletic trainer at Jerome High School. He provides medical coverage for various other community activities, tournaments, races, rodeos, and other events that could lead to participant injury. He is a member of the Justin Boots Sports Medicine team and enjoys covering rodeos and working frequently with rodeo athletes.
Dr. Johnson and his wife are originally from the Magic Valley. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in medical microbiology and immunology from Brigham Young University – Idaho. He went to medical school at Touro University, completed his internship at Rapid City Regional Family Medicine Residency, and went on to finish residency in family medicine at Idaho State University. Dr. Johnson completed a sports medicine fellowship at Utah Valley Sports Medicine, where he worked closely with both Brigham Young University and Utah Valley University athletics.
Luke Sugden, DO, FAWM is a fellowship trained primary care sports medicine physician. He specializes in non-surgical orthopedics and musculoskeletal medicine. He enjoys working individually with patients to find treatment plans that get them back to the activities that they love. He has special interest in endurance, outdoor sports and wilderness medicine, and is a fellow in the Academy of Wilderness Medicine.
Dr. Sugden earned his bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a minor in chemistry from Boise State University. He attended medical school at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine. His family medicine residency training took place at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho: Magic Valley Rural Training Track. He then went on to complete a sports medicine fellowship through the Montana Family Medicine Residency.
Dr. Sugden is originally from Jerome, Idaho, and is thrilled to be home caring for the community that raised him. In his free time, Dr. Sugden and his wife enjoy running, hiking, backpacking, road cycling, cross country skiing, and just about any other outside activity. He is always looking for ways to get outdoors and experience an adventure.
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