The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho Announces the Addition of Jared Johnson, MD, to the Team

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Dr. Thomas Goodwin, Dr. Thomas Chopp, Dr. Joseph Lynch, and The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho are proud to announce the arrival of Dr. Jared Johnson. Dr. Johnson is a fellowship-trained shoulder specialist who has provided care in the Treasure Valley since 2014 and, alongside his team, brings a wealth of experience and training to Idaho and the Treasure Valley.

Jared Johnson, MD

Jared Johnson, MD

When you think of our mission - providing timely, economical, comprehensive shoulder care in a patient-centered, personalized environment - Dr. Johnson and his team embody this perfectly.

The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho founder Dr. Thomas Goodwin, MD, in making the announcement said, “It is the ultimate honor to have Dr. Johnson and his team join our team. He is a compassionate, highly skilled, and truly exemplary orthopedic shoulder surgeon. Absolutely the best of the best!”

Dr. Johnson is a board certified, fellowship trained, orthopedic surgeon and fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He earned his medical degree from Cornell Medical College in New York City. At graduation he was awarded the T. Campbell Thompson Award for excellence in orthopedic surgery by the faculty of the Hospital for Special Surgery, the oldest orthopedic hospital in the United States. He then completed his residency at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California where he served as a chief resident. As a resident he was elected to the AOA-OREF Resident Leadership Forum and as a UCLA research fellow he received awards for his work involving the biochemistry of bone regeneration.

Following residency, he completed a fellowship at the world-renowned Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado where he was trained in complex shoulder surgery. While in Vail he served as a team physician for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard teams. He has also been a team physician for Rocky Mountain High School, the Idaho Stampede, Idaho Steelheads and Stampede Rodeo.

Partner Dr. Joseph Lynch, MD, added "As the largest provider of expert shoulder care in the state and surrounding region, we have been looking for the right fit for The Shoulder Clinic for quite some time. Dr. Johnson and his team are a perfect match. When you think of our mission - providing timely, economical, comprehensive shoulder care in a patient-centered, personalized environment - Dr. Johnson and his team embody this perfectly. He has an impeccable bedside manner and is technically brilliant as it relates to surgical treatment of the shoulder.”

Dr. Thomas Chopp, MD pointed out, “At the Shoulder Clinic of Idaho, we strive to provide comprehensive advanced shoulder care with a truly personalized approach. Dr. Jared Jonson exemplifies these qualities with a true passion. Together with his team, Physician Assistant Jake Griggs and Registered Nurse Erica Costa, the Shoulder Clinic of Idaho will continue to provide advanced quality shoulder care to those in need in The Treasure Valley, Idaho, and the Greater Northwest.”

More information about Dr. Johnson and his team is available at on our website.

About The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho

The Shoulder Clinic of Idaho is the only practice in Idaho devoted exclusively to orthopedic shoulder and elbow care. The clinic and it’s providers remain at the forefront of comprehensive advanced care and management of shoulder and elbow problems and injuries for the state and the surrounding region. The clinic was founded by Dr. Thomas Goodwin in 2002. Dr. Thomas Chopp, Dr. Joseph Lynch and Dr. Johnson – all board-certified and fellowship-trained subspecialty orthopedic shoulder surgeons and musculoskeletal specialists – continue to serve patients from Idaho, Oregon, and Nevada providing the region’s largest volume of subspecialty shoulder and elbow care.

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