Michael J. Johnson, MD Expert Witness
Curriculum Vitae

Contact this Expert Witness

  • Company: Salina Ortho
  • Phone: 785 823 2215
  • Cell: 785 820 0704
  • Fax: 785 823 5523
  • Website: www.salinaortho.com

Specialties & Experience of this Expert Witness

General Specialties:

Orthopedic Surgery and Independent Medical Examinations

Keywords/Search Terms:

Orthopedics, Trauma, Auto Accidents, Motor Vehicle Accidents, Criminal, Whiplash, Causation, Malpractice, Personal Injury, Work Related Trauma, Independent Medical Exams, Standard of Care, Medical Records Review, Spine Care Nonoperative, Fracture, Falls, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Disorders of Spine


MD, University of Kansas

Years in Practice:


Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:


Additional Information

Dr Johnson is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery. Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Salina and Lead Preceptor for the surgical subspecialty rotation. He is the anatomy/cadaver lab preceptor for the medical students. He teaches family practice residents for the Smoky Hill Family Practice residency program. He did his residency at the University of Kansas-Wichita branch. He practices general orthopedic surgery in an active surgical practice in Salina, KS. He has practiced for 26 years and is still in active practice. He is licensed in Kansas and Washington. He is Medical Director for Salina Surgical Hospital. He has experience in deposition and trial testimonies (60 times in the last 4 years). Dr Johnson has several years of experience as an expert witness in a wide variety of cases including medical malpractice, workman's compensation, criminal and personal injury. He has experience with both plaintiff/claimant and defense clients. He has experience working with attorneys, third party agencies, claims adjusters and case managers. Dr Johnson performs approximatey 270 medical legal reports, IMEs, evaluations or cases per year. Dr Johnson can provide Independent Medical Evaluations, Medical Records Reviews, Permanent Impairment Ratings (AMA Guides to Permanent Impairment 4th ed, 5th ed, 6th ed), rebuttal reports, and deposition preparation reviews.