6420 Rockledge Drive.
Bethesda, MD 20817 Suite 2200

Alex Johnson, M.D., is an orthopaedic surgeon and fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist. He specializes in treating patients with conditions of the hip, knee, shoulder, and elbow. Dr. Johnson is the director of hip preservation at Johns Hopkins and is an expert in hip arthroscopy to treat hip labral tears and femoroacetabular impingement. Dr. Johnson is passionate about helping people of any age and athletic level return to the sports and activities they love.  He graduated with highest honors from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a degree in nuclear and radiological engineering. He then obtained his M.D., graduating cum laude from Emory University, and completed an orthopaedic surgery residency at Johns Hopkins. While in residency training, Dr. Johnson also completed a National Institutes of Health research fellowship, investigating applications for head-mounted displays and augmented reality in orthopaedic surgery. Most recently, Dr. Johnson completed a sports medicine fellowship at the American Sports Medicine Institute at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center in Birmingham, Alabama. During his fellowship, Dr. Johnson served as assistant team physician for the Birmingham Barrons baseball team, the Alabama Ballet, the University of West Alabama Tigers and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

Specialties and Titles:

Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist
Director of Hip Preservation Johns Hopkins School of Medicine