Stephen C. Johnson M.D.

Stephen C. Johnson M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Interventional Spine Procedures, Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Sports Medicine


Spine Center, Sports Medicine Center, Sports Spine & Orthopedic Health




Sports Medicine Center at Husky Stadium

3800 Montlake Blvd. NE
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 

Sports Medicine Center at Harborview

908 Jefferson St., 5th Floor
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206.520.5000|Map It 


Dr. Johnson is a sports and spine medicine physician and a UW clinical assistant professor with the Sports and Spine Division of the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine. He is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation with subspecialty certification in sports medicine.

Patient Care Philosophy

I encourage patients to take an active role in their own healthcare. My goal is accurate diagnosis, sound treatment, and professional guidance, so that a patient’s educated choices support the life he or she wants to lead.

Personal Interests

Running, basketball and hiking.

Clinical Interests

Non-operative treatment of musculoskeletal injuries; spine medicine; interventional spine procedures; diagnostic and therapeutic musculoskeletal ultrasound; electrodiagnostic medicine (EMG/NCS).

Research Interests

Efficacy of interventional spine and ultrasound guided procedures.


University of ToledoMedical education2010
OSS Health / Sinai of BaltimoreFellowshipSports & Spine Rehabilitation
University of WashingtonResidencyPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Virginia Mason Medical CenterInternshipInternal Medicine

Board Certifications

American Board of Electrodiagnostic MedicineElectrodiagnostic Medicine2015
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabPhysical Medicine & Rehabilitation2015
American Board of Physical Medicine & RehabSports Medicine2015
American Registry for Diagnostic Medical SonographyMusculoskeletal Sonography2015
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