Kirk H. Johnson, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Kirk H. Johnson, M.D

Patient Satisfaction Survey

Overall Satisfaction
4.9 out of 5
414 Ratings
288 Comments

Kirk H. Johnson, M.D., is a fellowship-trained and board-certified orthopedic surgeon, specializing in total joint replacement surgery.

Most recently, Dr. Johnson served as an associate professor in the Department of Orthopaedics & Rehabilitation at the University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Center where he also served as chief of the Total Joint Replacement Center from 2000 to 2004. He also practiced at St. Vincent’s Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts.

He has extensive experience in orthopedic research and is the author of numerous publications and national presentations. He serves as a scientific advisor and an inaugural board member with GLORY, the Global Orthopaedic Registry, which is a multinational, observational database of patient outcomes for those who have elective, primary hip and/or knee arthroplasty.

Dr. Johnson earned his bachelor’s degree from Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts. He earned his medical degree from the University of Vermont’s College of Medicine in Burlington, Vermont.

He completed an internship and residency in general surgery at the Harvard Surgical Service as well as a combined orthopaedic residency. He was appointed as chief of the East Orthopaedic Service at Massachusetts General Hospital and completed a clinical fellowship in sports medicine at Brigham & Women’s Hospital.

Dr. Johnson is board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.

Dr. Johnson is on the active medical staff at Hilton Head Hospital and courtesy staff at Coastal Carolina Hospital.

Patient Ratings & Comments

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to provider related questions on our independently administered Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score.
4.9
Provider showed concern
4.9
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.9
CP spoke using clear language
4.9
Provider explained things clearly
4.8
Provider included you in decisions
4.9
Patients' confidence in CP
4.9
Likelihood of recommending this provider

Comments

Comments are gathered from our Patient Satisfaction Survey and displayed in their entirety. Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.
Apr 29, 2020
Called at 9:30am and seen at 10:45am, same day. You cannot do any better than that.
Apr 29, 2020
covered everything
Apr 29, 2020
Dr. Johnson knows his stuff and presents things openly and honestly. He does what is best for the patient, there is no other agenda.
Apr 29, 2020
All good
Apr 29, 2020
It is a well run office.
Apr 29, 2020
no wait
Apr 29, 2020
excellent staff and doctor
Apr 27, 2020
I am a raving fan.
Apr 26, 2020
awesome visit
Apr 26, 2020
awesome
Apr 26, 2020
awesome
Apr 26, 2020
awesome
Apr 26, 2020
awesome
Apr 24, 2020
Dr Kirk Johnson is the best! took all the time I needed answering questions-- he is approachable -- I never feel rushed-- he is super friendly-- just an all around nice person!
Apr 24, 2020
I have already recommended the practice and the hospital
Apr 24, 2020
terrific experience
Apr 15, 2020
very professional
Apr 15, 2020
felt comfortable from the very beginning
Apr 5, 2020
good experience
Apr 5, 2020
good
Apr 5, 2020
very good
Apr 5, 2020
good
Apr 5, 2020
good
Apr 5, 2020
good
Apr 3, 2020
Great experience!
Apr 3, 2020
Very friendly!
Apr 3, 2020
Will recommend to friends. Great experience!
Apr 3, 2020
Easy in and out
Apr 3, 2020
Overall, my experience was of a very professional and caring nature.
Apr 3, 2020
I was seen very quickly, and there was very little wait time.
Mar 31, 2020
Most pleasant !
Mar 31, 2020
He's terrific !
Mar 27, 2020
Dr Johnson and his staff were all pleasant and professional.
Mar 27, 2020
My input in choosing PT location where I've had great care before was acknowledged by the Dr
Mar 27, 2020
All work as a team
Mar 26, 2020
super friendly and helpful
Mar 26, 2020
Very courteous
Mar 26, 2020
Just fabulous and so calming and knowledgeable
Mar 26, 2020
Great
Mar 26, 2020
Excellent all around
Mar 26, 2020
Good
Mar 24, 2020
Well organized and staff very helpful and efficient. Good impression.
Mar 24, 2020
This was a very prompt office visit and courteous office staff. It would be wonderful if all doctors offices were this prompt as Doctor Johnson's office was last week.
Mar 24, 2020
This visit was very good all concerns were addressed and treatment was recommended.
Mar 20, 2020
Good experience
Mar 20, 2020
excelente very professional and very informative, so I'll be having surgery
Mar 19, 2020
Excellent!
Mar 17, 2020
every one I interacted with in the office was thoughtful friendly and professional
Mar 17, 2020
friendly and professional
Mar 15, 2020
Great experience with this office.
Mar 15, 2020
Great.
Mar 13, 2020
Remarkable positive experience for me and my wife who was with me.
Mar 13, 2020
Excellent.
Mar 13, 2020
I definitely will recommend my surgeon, staff, and hospital to other people.
Mar 13, 2020
Very positive experience.
Mar 13, 2020
Excellent experience.
Mar 13, 2020
Very professional staff.
Mar 10, 2020
Everyone is wonderful
Mar 10, 2020
No complaints!
Mar 10, 2020
Dr. Johnson is very friendly and personable in addition to is skills and knowledge!
Mar 10, 2020
Everything moved nicely along.
Mar 7, 2020
nice people, no problem
Mar 7, 2020
all good
Mar 7, 2020
excellent doctor, wonderful personality
Mar 7, 2020
all good
Mar 7, 2020
excellent
Mar 7, 2020
all good
Mar 5, 2020
I was able to secure an appointment in the near future - pleasantly surprised.
Mar 5, 2020
Dr. Johnson was professional, friendly, and discussed my issue with me at length.
Mar 5, 2020
I didn't have my proper cards with me but office staff was very accommodating - had all my info as I'd been referred by another physician - and said I could produce it at the next visit. Nice.
Mar 5, 2020
Top notch everything!
Mar 1, 2020
good experience
Mar 1, 2020
I had heard very good comments about Dr Kirk Johnson and my experience with him and all others associated with my care far exceeded my expectations. All are a credit to the medical profession. I am fortunate to have been treated by those people. Thank You.
Feb 2, 2020
We are new to SC and finding new doctors can be difficult. Dr. Johnson's office was just amazing. They were all above Very Good.
Jan 21, 2020
underful
Jan 21, 2020
exelent
Jan 21, 2020
excelent
Jan 21, 2020
very good
Jan 21, 2020
very good
Jan 21, 2020
very good
Jan 21, 2020
DR. Johnson is excellent. I am a satisfied customer
Jan 21, 2020
I have recommended Dr Johnson to others
Jan 19, 2020
every person I dealt with was incredibly nice. I hardly waited at all and they had me in and out very quickly.
Jan 19, 2020
I was so impressed with Dr. Johnson I have already recommended him to friends.
Jan 19, 2020
Great 1st appointment.
Jan 17, 2020
my experience was very good.
Jan 17, 2020
I liked Dr. Johnson a lot. Explained things to me so I could understand. I've already recommended him to one of my friends.
Jan 17, 2020
I've already recommended your practice to one of my friends.
Jan 17, 2020
great
Jan 17, 2020
good
Jan 17, 2020
good
Jan 17, 2020
good
Jan 17, 2020
good
Jan 17, 2020
good
Jan 14, 2020
Second knee done with Dr. Johnson and I have been very pleased with him and his staff.
Jan 5, 2020
I was pleased to get an appointment as soon as I did when I called.
Jan 5, 2020
Clear concise diagnosis and instructions for going forward
Jan 5, 2020
Zero wait time at all steps.
Jan 5, 2020
I was impressed by the lack of waiting time. Very rare.
Dec 20, 2019
Everyone was very pleasant and helpful
Dec 17, 2019
Everyone was great
Dec 17, 2019
Good
Dec 13, 2019
Very cordial.
Dec 13, 2019
Dr. Johnson is very down to earth and easy to understand.
Dec 13, 2019
All very timely.
Dec 13, 2019
Good listener.
Dec 6, 2019
My experience was excellent. I got to schedule the date and time of my surgery.
Dec 6, 2019
I have told several people about Dr. Johnson and what a great experience I had and have recommended him to several friends.
Nov 24, 2019
Way above average
Nov 24, 2019
No problems
Nov 20, 2019
Great experience w/ all staff and the doctor
Nov 15, 2019
wonderful experience
Nov 15, 2019
Doctor was very thorough and personal
Nov 14, 2019
I have recommended this doctor to many people.
Nov 14, 2019
fast/efficient
Nov 9, 2019
good
Nov 9, 2019
good
Nov 9, 2019
good
Nov 9, 2019
good
Nov 9, 2019
good
Nov 9, 2019
good
Oct 29, 2019
Dr Kirk Johnson is outstanding. He is truly exceptional and one of a kind. Excellent surgeon, very caHe ring and supportive and knowledgeable. He is the best!!!!
Oct 29, 2019
Excellent!!!
Oct 27, 2019
Pleasant
Oct 27, 2019
Pleasant experience.
Oct 27, 2019
It was a pleasant experience
Oct 27, 2019
Good
Oct 27, 2019
Good
Oct 27, 2019
Good
Oct 26, 2019
very organized experience
Oct 25, 2019
I have NO problems with this practice. I like it very much.
Oct 25, 2019
Good
Oct 25, 2019
Good
Oct 25, 2019
great experience!
Oct 25, 2019
so nice!
Oct 25, 2019
best ever
Oct 23, 2019
good
Oct 23, 2019
good
Oct 23, 2019
good
Oct 23, 2019
good
Oct 23, 2019
good
Oct 23, 2019
good
Oct 20, 2019
Plenty of detail on and reasons for condition
Oct 18, 2019
Wonderful experience. very friendly
Oct 18, 2019
Very kind, knowledgeable, informative. Took time to discuss treatment
Oct 18, 2019
On time
Oct 18, 2019
Very friendly and efficient
Oct 18, 2019
Awesome
Oct 17, 2019
I am delighted I chose Dr. Kirk Johnson for my procedure.
Oct 16, 2019
wonderful experience. staff asked good questions. Doctor was excellent and I selected him to do my surgery. He answered all my questions and did not rush me.
Oct 16, 2019
Excellent experience. Dr. Johnson is great.
Oct 15, 2019
Great Service
Oct 11, 2019
I like the doctor very much.
Oct 9, 2019
Very professional and friendly
Oct 8, 2019
Excellent
Oct 8, 2019
Very good experience
Oct 8, 2019
Dr Johnson very personable, explained everything. Outstanding experience
Oct 1, 2019
Everyone was very friendly
Sep 29, 2019
shortest wait times ever.
Sep 29, 2019
Dr. Johnson's communication and manner are professional, engaged, personable.
Sep 28, 2019
excellent
Sep 28, 2019
excellent
Sep 28, 2019
very good
Sep 28, 2019
great
Sep 28, 2019
very good
Sep 28, 2019
good
Sep 26, 2019
Always very helpful!
Sep 26, 2019
excellent service
Sep 26, 2019
very Good
Sep 26, 2019
Good
Sep 26, 2019
good
Sep 26, 2019
Always good with Dr. Johnson
Sep 24, 2019
very professional
Sep 24, 2019
well done
Sep 24, 2019
fine Dr Busy
Sep 24, 2019
good people
Sep 24, 2019
excellent
Sep 24, 2019
very good experience
Sep 23, 2019
first visit and was treated with kindness & professionalism.
Sep 23, 2019
Dr Kirkland put me at ease right away and I am completely confident in his ability to do my surgery.
Sep 23, 2019
very knowledgeable, friendly, professional
Sep 22, 2019
excellent
Sep 21, 2019
courteous and competent..... thank you.
Sep 21, 2019
outstanding courtesy and competency. thank you, Dr Johnson.
Sep 21, 2019
excellent courtesy, and competence.
Sep 18, 2019
Everyone was very welcoming & efficient
Sep 18, 2019
Dr Johnson described in detail all findings and the surgical procedure. Natasha his assistant was also very thorough.
Sep 18, 2019
Both Dr Johnson & Natasha were extremely attentive and gave excellent information as to what the findings are and what to expect.
Sep 18, 2019
Very good experence. First knee replacement. It has gone like clockwork.
Sep 10, 2019
Almost no wait time from arrival to leaving. Minimal.
Aug 29, 2019
good experience
Aug 29, 2019
all positive
Aug 29, 2019
great experience
Aug 29, 2019
all good
Aug 29, 2019
Long wait
Aug 29, 2019
very good
Aug 29, 2019
long wait
Aug 29, 2019
good
Aug 29, 2019
all good except the long wait
Aug 29, 2019
good
Aug 27, 2019
Dr Johnson was excellent with explaining my problem and the med that I'll be taking to cure it. He shows (via the PC screen) the area that I have the problem and explain the med I'll take what it will do.
Aug 27, 2019
Dr Johnson one great Doc
Aug 27, 2019
*Dr. Kirk Johnson was recommended by a friend. She said "he's amazing" I agree and have told everyone who asks.
Aug 24, 2019
Everyone was extremely helpful & professional.
Aug 24, 2019
Dr Johnson takes time & shows how he cares about his patients.
Aug 24, 2019
Once again excellent.
Aug 24, 2019
Wonderful dr,wonderful staff.
Aug 24, 2019
Excellent
Aug 20, 2019
have already recommended him and the practice to others that could use him
Aug 18, 2019
one to ten this is a 10
Aug 16, 2019
excellent
Aug 15, 2019
Walked into office to check if I could make an appointment, had a nice welcome, advised what I needed as far as paper work, set up appointment and was on my way. Very easy.
Aug 15, 2019
Very pleased with Dr. Johnson. He knew what the problem was, easy fix, left me with a very good feeling about the visit and future surgery.
Aug 13, 2019
Everyone is cheery, helpful & caring. *Dr. Johnson makes one feel especially cared about. We trust and admire his abilities & caring ways.
Aug 13, 2019
We are happy to recommend *Dr. Johnson and his practice to those we care about!
Aug 13, 2019
Excellent care & we appreciate the pleasantness!
Aug 13, 2019
We felt secure and cared for.
Aug 13, 2019
all good
Aug 13, 2019
Dr Johnson is great. knowledgeable, thorough exam, review of x-rays.
Aug 13, 2019
all good
Aug 13, 2019
thorough with the routine questions. friendly.
Aug 10, 2019
Doctor showed me how to properly bend so I did not experience the issue that I had
Aug 10, 2019
No delays experienced
Aug 10, 2019
Dr Johnson performed my hip replacement surgery last October and I appreciate his ongoing support for me when I think I have problems
Aug 9, 2019
I appreciated that Dr. Johnson took the time in January to address my recovery concerns and assure me I was on target for a complete recovery. He also addressed my one reluctance in terms of activity and encouraged me to move forward.
Jul 30, 2019
overall a good experience
Jul 30, 2019
Dr Johnson did a left hip replacement on me. I was able to return to my regular activities including tennis without any problems. Would and have recommended him to others esp. for surgery involving the hip.
Jul 26, 2019
Everyone was very nice
Jul 26, 2019
He was excellent. highly recommend.
Jul 26, 2019
I didn't wait at all and they took care of me right away.
Jul 25, 2019
superb!
Jul 25, 2019
excellent communication
Jul 25, 2019
have recommended him to several people who also. had good experiences.
Jul 25, 2019
all staff friendly and helpful. I have been a patient of Dr. Johnson's before and have always had good experiences with him and his staff.
Jul 25, 2019
They were professional and pleasant. Did their jobs.
Jul 25, 2019
Very Professional Staff
Jul 25, 2019
Dr. Johnson is very experienced and helped me understand my condition and what to do about it.
Jul 25, 2019
I was seen quickly with ample time for questions.
Jul 24, 2019
Very good
Jul 24, 2019
Very good
Jul 24, 2019
Good
Jul 24, 2019
good
Jul 24, 2019
Good
Jul 23, 2019
Overall visit personal and professional. Very friendly staff and doctor. Doctor also took the time to explain in detail what was about to take place in the replacement of my knee.
Jul 21, 2019
Great experience
Jul 21, 2019
Dr. Johnson made me feel totally at ease immediately. He was understanding, kind, friendly, helpful and relieved my fears and anxieties. My experience with him was so wonderful. I never met a doctor I liked as much as I liked him.
Jul 21, 2019
Great experience
Jul 21, 2019
Great experience.
Jul 21, 2019
Great experience.
Jul 21, 2019
Great experience.
Jul 19, 2019
My surgery under Doctor Johnson's very professional care was extremely successful. From beginning to end I had excellent care.
Jul 18, 2019
Dr. Johnson is a fantastic doctor (in spite of my wait time) and I have recommended him to several others who also think he and his partner are the best orthopedics on the Island. He also has a great "bedside manner" that make it a pleasure to be in his care and that's a rarity on the island.
Jul 9, 2019
Excellent care provided
Jul 8, 2019
Every one was great.
Jun 30, 2019
Dr Johnson is great. His explanations are detailed and understandable at the same time. Left the appointment feeling comfortable with his diagnosis and plan for my treatment. He is very personable and attentive
Jun 29, 2019
Everyone was pleasant and efficient.
Jun 29, 2019
Very professional
Jun 29, 2019
Very professional
Jun 29, 2019
Very professional
Jun 29, 2019
Very professional
Jun 29, 2019
Very professional
Jun 29, 2019
Very professional
Jun 29, 2019
quick and easy
Jun 29, 2019
Excellent doctor who actually showed great concern and explained exactly the why's and future remedy solutions.
Jun 28, 2019
wonderful office and very attentive
Jun 28, 2019
DR. Johnson was treated me like an old friend and explained all my options
Jun 28, 2019
anointment was at 9:15 I was interviewed by nurse, had my vital signs registered, had multiple knee x-rays and was eating breakfast a little after 10 o'clock
Jun 28, 2019
very friendly and professional
Jun 28, 2019
I have always been very pleased with Dr Johnson. He has always been very thorough in explaining everything regarding my visit.
Jun 28, 2019
No delays. Great service and very professional.
Jun 27, 2019
Very pleasant
Jun 27, 2019
Took time to explain the condition and gave options
Jun 27, 2019
Very efficient and courteous
Jun 27, 2019
Very professional and efficient
Jun 27, 2019
They were excellent took care of all my needs
Jun 25, 2019
good
Jun 21, 2019
This office was very professional and also very friendly.
Jun 21, 2019
Everything was coordinated very well.
Jun 21, 2019
appreciated not having to wait ; timing good
Jun 18, 2019
I tell everyone how terrific *Dr. Johnson & his associates are!
Jun 18, 2019
Very timely & efficient!
Jun 11, 2019
love everything about my visit
Jun 11, 2019
Posotove experience
Jun 11, 2019
Great experience
Jun 11, 2019
Great
Jun 11, 2019
would gladly recommend Dr Johnson
Jun 11, 2019
great
Jun 7, 2019
Dr.Johnson and staff were incredable