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Dr. Johnson's Curriculum Vitae

Licensure

  • Washington #MD00032420; 1991 to present
  • Idaho #M-7963; 2000 to present
  • Physician and Surgeon

Certification

  • Board Certified American Board of Surgery #44859
  • Re-Certified ABS (expires July 2020)
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (exp. 2007)
  • Advanced Trauma Life Support (exp. 2014)
  • Pediatric Advance Life Support (prev. certified)
  • National Board of Medical Examiners #400308
  • Drug Enforcement Agency Certificate 1991 to present

Education

1982-1986 Pacific Lutheran University
Tacoma, WA
B.A. Biology

1987-1991 University of Washington School of Medicine
Seattle, WA
M.D.

Postgraduate Education

1991-1992 University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Internship, Surgery

1992-1994 University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Resident, Surgery

1994-1995 University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Senior General Surgery Research Fellow
Surgical Metabolism and Nutrition

1995-1996 University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Resident, Surgery

1996-1997 University of Washington
Seattle, WA
Chief Resident, Surgery

Current Position

General and Vascular Surgeon
Cosmetic Surgeon and Physician
Owner and Medical Director: Advanced Aesthetics, PLLC
Private Practice
Coeur d' Alene, ID, and Spokane, WA
January 2005 to present

Previous Positions

General Surgeon
Private Practice
Palouse Surgical Associates, PLLC
Pullman, WA; Moscow, ID; Colfax, WA
2000 to 2004

General Surgeon
Private Practice
The Polyclinic
Seattle, WA
1997-2000

Memberships

  • Fellow American College of Surgeons
  • Member, American College of Surgeons-Idaho Chapter
  • Member, Idaho Medical Association
  • Member, Kootenai Benewah Medical Society
  • Member, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • Fellow American College of Phlebology
  • Member, International Union of Phlebology
  • Member American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery
  • National Society of Cosmetic Physicians (Faculty)

Committees/Appointments

Surgery Division Chairman
Providence Medical Center
Seattle, WA
1998

Surgery Patient Care Committee
Polyclinic
Seattle, WA
1998-2000

Minimally Invasive Surgery Committee
Swedish Hospital
Seattle, WA
1998-2000

Co-Director Trauma Services
Pullman Memorial Hospital
Pullman, WA
2000-2004

Trauma Committee
Gritman Medical Center
Moscow, ID
2000-2002

Surgery Committee
Pullman Memorial Hospital
Pullman, WA 2000-2004

Critical Care Committee
Pullman Memorial Hospital
Pullman, WA 2001-2004

Interim Chair Critical Care Committee
Pullman Memorial Hospital
Pullman, WA
2004

Surgery Committee
Gritman Medical Center
Moscow, ID
2001, 2002, 2004

Medical Staff Secretary/Treasurer
Whitman Hospital & Medical Center
Colfax, WA
2002

Medical Staff Vice President
Whitman Hospital & Medical Center
Colfax, WA
2003

Medical Staff President
Whitman Hospital & Medical Center
Colfax, WA
2004

Medical Director
Palouse Surgery Center
Moscow, ID
2003-2004

ER/Trauma Committee
Whitman Hospital & Medical Center
Colfax, WA
2003-2004

Surgery Committee
Kootenai Medical Center
Coeur d' Alene, ID
2005-present

Cancer Committee
Kootenai Medical Center
Coeur d' Alene, ID
2005-2008

Honors and Awards

  • University of Washington Department of Surgery
    General Surgery Resident
    Zeneca Pharmaceuticals Fellowship
    Fourteenth Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society, 4-30-94
  • Best Fellow Paper
    Seattle Surgical Society
    Annual Scientific Program, January 20, 1995

Medical Staff Appointments

  • University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals 1991 to 1997
  • Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, WA 1997 to 2000
  • Providence Medical Center, Seattle, WA 1997 to 2000
  • Whitman Hospital Medical Center, Colfax, WA 2000 to 2004
  • Pullman Memorial Hospital, Pullman, WA 2000 to 2004
  • Gritman Medical Center, Moscow, ID 2000 to 2004
  • Kootenai Medical Center, Coeur d' Alene, ID 2005 to present
  • Northwest Specialty Hospital, Post Falls, ID 2005 to present
  • North Idaho Advanced Care Hospital, Post Falls, ID 2005 to present

Teaching Experience/Faculty Appointments

Anatomy and Physiology Teaching Assistant to first year Medical Students at The University of Washington School of Medicine, Fall Quarter 1988.

Physician evaluator of Medic Trainees for the Medic One Program Seattle Fire Department, Seattle, WA 1992.

Suturing technique course instructor to third year Medical Students for The University of Washington Department of General Surgery, March 1995.

Advanced Trauma Life Support course instructor: Techniques in venous cut down, peritoneal lavage, tube thoracostomy, emergency tracheostomy, ventral venous line placement, and intraosseous access in infants and children. September 1996.

Clinical Attending Surgeon University of Washington Department of Surgery, Providence Medical Center; Resident and Medical Student Surgical Education, Seattle, WA, 1997-2000. (Volunteer)

Clinical Faculty Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Resident Surgical Education, 1997-2000. (Volunteer)

Surgery Preceptorship Clinical Instructor, University of Washington Medical School first and third year Medical Students, 2001, 2002, 2003. (Volunteer)

Guest Lecturer Glen Dow Academy, November, 2005
Guest Lecturer Burton Skin Academy, February, 2006

Certified Physician Trainer in Laser Medicine, Cutera Laser Company
Speakers Bureau Cutera® lasers 2006 to 2009
Speakers Bureau Cynosure® lasers 2008 to present
Speakers Bureau Allergan Facial Cosmetics 2010 to present

Presentations/Abstracts/Publications

  • JOHNSON, KM, Clark, J: Specialized Bone Is Found Where Tendons and Ligaments Insert. Poster Presented at the 36th Annual Meeting of Orthopedic Research Society, Anaheim, CA. March 5, 1991
  • JOHNSON, KM, McRoberts DM, Pellegrini CA: Gallstone Ileus: A Review of Recent UWMC Experience. Presented at the Washington State Chapter of American College of Surgeons. June 18, 1994.
  • JOHNSON, KM, Garcia RM, Heitkemper M, Helton WS: Polymyxin B Prevents Increased Sympathetic Activity and Alveolar Macrophage TNF Release in Parenterally Fed Rats. Presented at the Annual Scientific Program of the Seattle Surgical Society Fellow Competition. January 20, 1995. Best Fellow Paper.
  • JOHNSON, KM, Garcia RM, Heitkemper M, Helton WS: Polymyxin B Attenuates Sympathetic Nervous Activation and Macrophage TNF Elaboration in Parenterally Fed Rats. Presented at the First Annual Helen and John Schilling Lecture Resident Research Symposium, February 3, 1995
  • JOHNSON, KM, Garcia RM, Heitkemper M, Helton WS: Polymyxin B Prevents Increased Sympathetic Activity and Alveolar Macrophage TNF Release in Parenterally Fed Rats. Presented at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting of the Surgical Infection Society. April 21, 1995
  • Lo CJ, Terasaki M, JOHNSON, KM, Garcia RM, Helton WS: Fish Oil Supplemented Feeding Does not Attenuate Warm Liver Ischemia and Reperfusion Injury in the Rat. Departments of Surgery University of California, Los Angeles and University of Washington, Seattle. Submitted for publication in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.
  • JOHNSON, KM, The Budd Chiari Syndrome: A Review of the Literature. Presented at Transplantation Surgery Grand Rounds. October 3, 1995
  • JOHNSON, KM, Garcia RM, Heitkemper M, Helton WS: Lipid Supplementation Increased Norepinephrine Excretion and Bacterial Translocation In Parenterally Fed Rats. Presented at the 81st Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. October 23, 1995. Published in Surgical Forum Volume XLVI, 1995
  • JOHNSON, KM, Garcia, RM, Heitkemper M, Helton WS: Lipid Supplemented TPN Increases Norepinephrine Excretion and Bacterial Translocation in a Dose Related Fashion in Rats. Accepted for presentation at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Association of Academic Surgery. November 1995
  • JOHNSON, KM, Garcia RM, Heitkemper M, Helton WS: Polymyxin B Prevents Increased Sympathetic Activity and Alveolar Macrophage TNF Release in Parenterally Fed Rats. Arch Surg 1995 December: 130(12) 1294/1299.
  • JOHNSON, KM, Thyroid Surgery at Central Washington Hospital: A Six Year Review. Presented at Central Washington Hospital Surgery Grand Rounds. May 28, 1996.
  • JOHNSON, KM, Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm: Perioperative Care. Presented at Pullman Memorial Hospital. January 2001.
  • JOHNSON, KM, The Fundamentals of Phlebology: Venous Disease for Clinicians. Presented at Kootenai Medical Center, March 2006

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