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Brent C. Johnson, M.D.


As a specialist in the orthopaedic care of athletes and active individuals, Dr. Brent Johnson knows how to treat your injuries, whether you were injured on the court, on the field, at work or at play.

With specialized training that helps patients focus on improving performance and regaining range of motion, Dr. Johnson works with a team of specialists, nurses, physician’s assistants and physical therapists to put you back in scoring position.

As a surgeon, Dr. Johnson focuses on knee and shoulder reconstruction, using the latest operative techniques and advanced tools in our dedicated and state-of-the-art surgical facility, Midwest Orthopaedic Hospital at UnityPoint Health – Proctor. There, he offers minimally invasive options that address damaged bone and cartilage, preserve healthy tissue and help to ensure as quick a recovery as possible.

For shoulder patients, Dr. Johnson performs anatomic and reverse shoulder replacements, arthroscopic rotator cuff repair and arthroscopic labral/shoulder stabilization surgery. When it comes to knee patients, he performs knee ligament reconstruction, meniscal and articular cartilage surgery, and patellar stabilization surgery.

With Dr. Johnson’s help, you can return to form without missing a step.

Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Methodist Sports Medicine, Indianapolis

Certification: Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

I chose to specialize in sports medicine because I enjoy sports myself. I look forward to helping you recover and resume your favorite activities.

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Meet Our Patients

Raquel Frakes Midwest Orthopaedic Patient
Dr. Johnson was really good to me and was really helpful with my parents, telling us everything that we needed to know.

Raquel Frakes

An ACL reconstruction patient –– from Morton, IL.

I wish I had my surgery years ago. I've been so surprised and so elated that I have gotten that full motion back. Within six months, I was walking all around Arches National Park.

Michèle Marshall

A knee replacement patient who loves to hike –– from East Peoria, IL.

Marty Midwest Orthopaedic Patient
I'm a referring physician and a patient. Throughout my career, I worked with several different orthopaedic groups and Midwest Orthopaedic Center was the absolute best.

Dr. Marty Stachniw

A retired orthopaedic surgeon and hand, knee and shoulder patient who loves the outdoors –– from Galesburg, IL.

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Midwest Ortho First Walk-In Clinic Hours: M-F 9am-6pm | Sat-Sun 9am-noon