Eric T. Johnson, M.D., began a two-year term as Christiana Care Medical-Dental Staff President on Nov. 4.
Dr. Johnson echoed praise for the history of collaboration and excellence in patient care between Christiana Care Health System and its Medical-Dental Staff as stated in welcoming remarks by Christiana Care President and CEO Robert J. Laskowski, M.D., MBA and immediate past M-D Staff President Anand P. Panwalker, M.D. Dr. Johnson said that as president he is committed to continuing the collaboration for the benefit of both organizations and the communities they mutually serve.
Dr. Johnson has been Christiana Care’s Orthopaedic Trauma Service director since 2002 and associate chief of the section of Orthopaedic Surgery, and the unit-based medical director, orthopaedic unit, since 2005. He is a 1990 graduate of the College of Medicine, The Pennsylvania State University. He completed residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and a fellowship in orthopaedic trauma surgery at Cooper Hospital, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He is a 1990 diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners, and a 1999 and 2008 diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is also on clinical faculty at Wilmington Hospital and St. Francis Hospital, and he is an adjunct professor within the University of Delaware’s Physical Therapy program.
Dr. Johnson was named one of Delaware Today Magazine’s Top Docs for orthopaedic surgery in 2005, 2006 and 2007.