Mayo announces new orthopedic surgeon

Published 10:30 am Thursday, March 16, 2017



A new orthopedic surgeon has joined the orthopedics team at Mayo Clinic Health System in Austin.

Kenneth Johnson, M.D., earned his medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at Boston University Hospital System.

Johnson is coming to the Austin practice from Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross, Georgia. He enjoys the full spectrum of orthopedics, including hip and knee replacements.

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“I look forward to getting to know my patients and being there for them when they need it most,” he said. “Having a hand in helping others be able to enjoy life again is a wonderful feeling.”

Outside of the office, he enjoys spending time outdoors hiking and biking, reading and listening to music. He also enjoys spending time with his family, which includes his three year-old granddaughter, and is looking forward to being a grandfather to two new additions this fall.