Meet Dr. Johnson

Dr. Kevin Johnson

Dr. Kevin Johnson is a board-certified general surgeon and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons with a special interest in advanced aesthetic laser medicine, Smartlipo® laser-assisted body sculpting, and minimally invasive varicose vein treatments. A Washington native born and raised in Colfax on a wheat farm, Dr. Johnson is one of the most respected cosmetic surgeons in the Spokane and Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, areas.

To meet with Dr. Johnson, request your complimentary consultation using the online form or call us at (208) 676-8346. Dr. Johnson and his team at Advanced Aesthetics provide leading-edge techniques for cosmetic improvement in a comfortable, supportive atmosphere at their Coeur d’Alene office. The practice serves women and men from throughout Idaho, Washington, Montana, Oregon, and other states.

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A Career Dedicated to Aesthetic Enhancement

As the founder and owner of Advanced Aesthetics, PLLC, Dr. Johnson remains on the leading edge of the dynamic field of aesthetics. He believes in a comprehensive approach to cosmetic enhancement and offers patients proven treatments ranging from laser skin rejuvenation to body contouring surgery.

When you choose a cosmetic surgeon, it’s important to get a sense of the physician’s passion for his work. Dr. Johnson’s commitment to his craft is exemplified by the time he spends as a certified physician trainer, educating and training others throughout the U.S. in the aesthetic application of lasers, safe awake liposuction, and laser safety.

Training & Background

Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from the University of Washington School of Medicine, where he also completed his internship and residency, serving as chief resident in 1996-97. He honed his surgical skills as a general surgeon in private practice for seven years before founding Advanced Aesthetics, where he is the medical director and performs cosmetic and vascular surgery.

He is an active member in a variety of professional organizations that include the following:

You can learn more about Dr. Johnson’s training and his work in the field of aesthetic medicine by reading his professional résumé.

What Our Patients Say

“My interaction in the procedure room was very good. I felt comfortable and safe. I was taken care of in a really good manner.”

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A Renowned Smartlipo Surgeon & Trainer

While Dr. Johnson specializes in various advanced cosmetic procedures, he is widely considered the most experienced Smartlipo provider in the northwest. He has performed over 2,000 Smartlipo procedures, including 60+ fat transfer procedures with superior outcomes. As such, he and Advanced Aesthetics are recognized as a National Training Center by Smartlipo manufacturer Cynosure®.

A respected liposuction trainer and spokesperson, Dr. Johnson regularly educates fellow surgeons about the latest liposuction techniques, protocols, and best practices. He also teaches CME-accredited laser liposuction courses for physicians encompassing multiple specialties, from plastic surgeons to general surgeons to emergency room physicians. His vast expertise, proven track record, and high patient satisfaction ratings make Dr. Johnson the top choice for Smartlipo in Coeur d’Alene and in and around the Spokane area.

A Respected Authority

Dr. Johnson is a guest editorial writer and has been interviewed on laser and minimally invasive aesthetic trends for several local publications and television stations. He has also been chosen by regional NBC affiliate KHQ as a featured medical partner. The news outlet selects top providers in various medical fields for the benefit of its audience, and it has chosen to partner with Dr. Johnson because of his advanced techniques and superior skills.

Educating the public about the latest advances in aesthetic enhancement is important to Dr. Johnson. In addition to providing his expertise to media outlets, he also spends time as a consultant and guest speaker, educating others in laser aesthetic rejuvenation, varicose vein treatment techniques, Smartlipo, injectable fillers, and Dysport®.

An Active Lifestyle

When he’s not helping patients or training colleagues, Dr. Johnson enjoys boating, mountain biking, golf, snowboarding, and spending time with his family in North Idaho.


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