Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
These providers work together to achieve patient-centered care, using proven best practices to offer better care to you and your family.
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 has particular interest in the female athlete triad and works with athletes managing low energy, menstrual disturbance, and low bone density to improve health and performance. 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 Magic Valley natives. 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.
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