David B. Johnson, DO

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Adult Reconstruction

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Dr. Johnson is a board eligible fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in minimally invasive, rapid recovery hip and knee replacements. He is a native to Florida being raised in Orlando and completed his undergraduate at the University of Florida. Dr. Johnson later attended medical school in Bradenton, FL where he graduated top of his class. He then completed his residency in Columbus, OH at Ohio University and Grant Medical Center where he was named chief resident and received the coveted Consultant of the Year award and Quality Champion award. He returned to his home state of Florida for his fellowship specializing in Adult Reconstruction at Florida Orthopaedic Institute.

Through extensive training, Dr. Johnson has developed expertise in robotic surgery, muscle sparing direct anterior hip replacements, partial and total knee replacements, and the treatment of failed total joint replacements including infections.

Dr. Johnson has been very active in research throughout his career, publishing many peer-reviewed articles and book chapters in orthopedics. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Arthroplasty reviewing the most up to date literature submitted for publication on joint replacement surgery. He is also a privately published author writing one of the leading books for early orthopedic education.

Dr. Johnson is a member of the American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO).

Dr. Johnson takes a conservative first approach for the treatment of lower extremity arthritis. If surgery is ultimately required, he believes strongly in an individualized plan centered around each patient’s specific needs.

In his spare time, Dr. Johnson enjoys fishing, traveling, and spending time with his wife and children. He is an avid Gators fan and loves the Tampa Bay Lightning as well.

Certifications and Memberships

  • MAKO Robotics Certification August 2021 – Present
  • Partial Knee, Total Knee, Total Hip Arthroplasty
  • Journal of Arthroplasty – Reviewer Fall 2020 – Present
  • Orthobullets.com – Author and Editor Fall 2019 – Present
  • Program Evaluation Committee – OhioHealth Fall 2019 – Present
  • Young Arthroplasty Group – AAHKS Spring 2018 – Present
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons (AAHKS) Fall 2017 – Present
  • Doctors Hospital Orthopedic Continuous Processes Improvement Team Fall 2017 – Present
  • Doctors Hospital CPIT Arthroplasty Subcommittee Fall 2017 – Present
  • Ohio State Medical Association Fall 2016 – Present
  • American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Fall 2016 – Present
  • American Osteopathic Association of America (AOAO) Fall 2016 – Present
  • American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS) Fall 2016 – Present

Practice Locations

4th Street Clinic

4th Street Clinic

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Bayfront Medical Plaza

Bayfront Medical Plaza

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Palms of Pasadena

Palms of Pasadena

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Heel and Foot Pain Center

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