Derek Johnson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery
Derek Johnson, MD
(575 reviews)

Primary Location

Centura Orthopedics Meridian
9949 S Oswego St
STE 200
PARKER, CO, 80134-3753
Schedule an Appointment
Aetna Medicare Advantage
Anthem Medicare Advantage
Bright Health
Bright Health Medicare Advantage
Cigna Medicare Advantage
Colorado Health Neighborhoods (CHN)
First Health Network
Friday Healthplan of Colorado
Humana ChoiceCare
Humana Medicare Advantage
Peak Health Alliance
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Rocky Mountain Health Plans Medicare Advantage
The Colorado Network
Triwest VA Choice
United Healthcare
United Medicare Advantage
Derek Johnson, MD

Derek Johnson, MD

Orthopedic Surgery


Orthopedic Surgery

Education & Background

Medical Education
Michigan State University
Grand Rapids Medical Education & Research Ctr
Orthopedics & Orthopedic Surgery
Colorado Joint Replacement
Joint Replacement
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
Orthopedic Surgery
(575 Reviews)

About Derek Johnson, MD

Dr. Derek Johnson is a board-certified, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of hip and knee disorders. He has an outstanding reputation for providing the highest quality of care with an emphasis on rapid recovery and early return to function.

Dr. Johnson is skilled in using innovative techniques such as patient-specific knee replacement, computer assisted hip and knee replacement and anterior minimally invasive hip replacement.

Dr. Johnson is a strong advocate for evidence-based medicine and believes in a multidisciplinary approach to support each patient’s treatment and rapid recovery. He is active in clinical research and has presented and published widely on the topic of orthopedic surgery. Dr. Johnson actively pursues ongoing continuing education to stay informed about the latest, most advanced treatment options.

Graduating with the highest distinction, Dr. Johnson received a medical degree from the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he was a member of the Honor Medical Society. He completed a residency at Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan before continuing on to complete fellowship training at Rocky Mountain Joint Replacement in Denver, Colorado.

Special Interests

  • Arthritis surgery
  • Hip surgery
  • Knee preservation surgery
  • Total joint replacement
  • Revision joint replacement


Centura Orthopedics Meridian
9949 S Oswego St
STE 200
PARKER, CO, 80134-3753
locations map


Ratings are calculated via patient surveys collected from the Medical Practice survey from Press Ganey using the Mean score for each of the four questions shown below. Star scores are determined by dividing the mean score by 20 so a 100% Mean score divided into 5ths results in a 5 star rating.

Rating Highlights

(575 Reviews)
My likelihood of recommending the provider:
Care provider includes me in decisions about my treatment:
My wait time in clinic: