Donovan Johnson M.D., completed his undergraduate education at Eastern Illinois University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in Biology and was a starter on their football team. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University located in Washington, D.C. Following medical school, Dr. Johnson completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. After residency, he completed a sports medicine fellowship at the world-renowned and prestigious Steadman Clinic located in Vail, CO.
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the major stabilizing ligaments in the knee and is commonly injured during sports activities. ACL reconstruction is a surgical procedure to replace a torn or damaged ACL ligament in your knee with a new ACL tissue graft usually obtained from your own body
Arthroscopic surgery, also known as arthroscopy, is a surgical procedure to visualize, diagnose, and treat problems inside a joint with the help of an arthroscope, a small, fiber-optic instrument consisting of a lens, light source, and video camera. The procedure is minimally invasive and can be carried out through a few small incisions.