Dr. Johnson was born and raised in Idaho where he received his Bachelor of Science degree from The College of Idaho while also playing soccer on an athletic scholarship. He then explored his biomedical research interests and completed a 2-year research fellowship in genetics at the prestigious National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, MD where he presented at national conferences and published in elite medical journals.
Dr. Johnson went on to pursue his Doctorate of Dental Surgery degree from UCLA School of Dentistry, graduating with honors and awards in excellence in pathology and oral surgery. After dental school, he began his oral & maxillofacial residency at Baylor University Medical Center and Texas A&M College of Dentistry while earning his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree at Texas A&M University of Health Sciences. Dr. Johnson practices broad scope oral & maxillofacial surgery with special interests in dentoalveolar surgery, dental implants, bone grafting, facial trauma, pathology, and outpatient anesthesia.
When out of the office, he enjoys soccer, basketball, long-distance running, traveling, and spending time with his high school sweetheart Cynthia and dog Luke.
Dr. Johnson primarily sees patients at our Northwest, Rita Ranch and Sierra Vista offices.
Johnson C, Read-Fuller A. Mandibular metastasis from lung adenocarcinoma as the first sign of occult malignancy. Baylor University Medical Center Proceedings. 33(2):261-262, 2020. doi:10.1080/08998280.2020.1719783
Flores D, Duong T., Brandenberger L.,Mitra A., Shirali A., Johnson C., Springer D., Noguchi A., Yu Z., Ebert S., Ludwig A., Knollmann B., Levin M., Pfeifer, K. Conditional ablation and conditional rescue models for Casq2 elucidate the role of development and of cell-type specific expression of Casq2 in the CPVT2 phenotype, Human Molecular Genetics. 27(9):1533–1544, 2018. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddy060