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About Dr. Darren L Johnson

Dr. Darren L Johnson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lexington, KY. He has 31 years of experience. His specialties include Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine and Internal Medicine. Dr. Johnson has received 2 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

28 Ratings with 6 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Darren L Johnson is Great. Dr. Darren L Johnson has been rated by 28 patients. From those 28 patients 6 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Darren L Johnson is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

University Of Kentucky Healthcare

740 S Limestone
Lexington, KY 40536
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Specialties

Dr. Darren L Johnson has the following 3 specialties

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

    A sports medicine specialist is a physician who is trained to diagnose and treat injuries and conditions caused by participation in athletic activities.
    These doctors are generally employed by professional sports teams to care for the athletes who are injured. They have extensive knowledge of the types of injuries that athletes are most susceptible to, such as stress fractures, sprains, concussions, muscle cramps, ACL injuries, and shin splints.
    It is the responsibility of sports medicine specialist to clear athletes to return to the playing field when they are deemed fit. These doctors also advise athletes on how to avoid injury through proper care of their bodies while training.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Darren L Johnson has the following 6 expertise

  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)

Board Certifications

Dr. Darren L Johnson is Board Certified in 2 specialties

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Disappointing Doctor

Was told he was the best. My experience tells a different story. A fellow says one thing. He says another. Records say something much different than either.

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Five Stars

He is the best in my opinion and I recommend him to everyone I know. Would never go to anyone else.

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One Star

Horrible experience. He spent no time with me. He didn't explain anything to me re: my diagnosis. He was rude and unprofessional. He treats his patients like a heard of cattle. I will never go back or recommend anyone go to him.

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Negligent doctor

We had a horrible experience. My son had ACL surgery with Johnson. We went to his office twice for follow up and he never saw us. 5 days after surgery we went to the ER for severe pain and swelling. We went to his office the next day and he never saw us. His inexperienced fellow misdiagnosed a serious complication : Compartment Syndrome.My son had 3 surgeries because of that and is still at the hospital.I do not recommend Jonson to anyone in the world. Hope other people can benefit from our experience.

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Two Stars

Way too quick with the knife. While he may well be on outstanding surgeon, he is essentially running a surgery factory and that is basically all he wants to do -- surgery. He maximizes your problem, claims it will not headl without surgery, says surgery is your only hope for cure, then minimilizes the risks of surgery to persuade you to do surgery. GET A SECOND OPINION BEFORE YOU LET THIS OPERATION PUSH YOU INTO AN OPERATION.

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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2018)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors (2017)

    Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise. Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® are specialists who are highly recommended by their peers and other healthcare professionals. The Castle Connolly research staff reviews both professional qualifications and professional reputation prior to Top Doctor status being awarded. This recognition identifies the top medical specialists throughout the country who possess a high level of medical skill and expertise.

  • Education

    31 Years Experience

  • University Of California Los Angeles David Geffen School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • University Of Pittsburgh Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

University Of Kentucky Healthcare, 740 S Limestone, Lexington, KY

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