Megan Johnson

Sep 24, 2020 / General News

Megan E. Johnson, M.D., Joins Scottish Rite for Children's Surgical Team

(DALLAS – September 24, 2020) – Megan E. Johnson, M.D.,has joined the pediatric orthopedic surgical staff at Scottish Rite for Children. Johnson completed her fellowship at Scottish Rite for Children in 2015 and will see general pediatric orthopedic surgery patients, with a focus on spine, primarily at the Dallas facility. 

“We feel very fortunate to be able to recruit Dr. Johnson from Vanderbilt as we know she is a superstar who will be a great addition to our team and to the organization,” says Scottish Rite Chief of Staff Daniel J. Sucato, M.D., M.S. “She is someone I would call “talent-plus” as she has all of the hard skills of being a great clinician and surgeon along with the soft skills of being a great individual who will enrich the lives of the children and families we are privileged to treat and will continue to help us deliver the greatest care to our patients.”  
Before completing Scottish Rite for Children’s Dorothy & Bryant Edwards Fellowship in Orthopedics and Scoliosis in 2015, Johnson attended medical school at Vanderbilt University, where she earned her Doctor of Medicine. She completed her orthopedic surgical residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.  Johnson previously served as an assistant professor of orthopedics at Monroe Carrell Jr. Children’s Hospital of Vanderbilt. 
“I am so excited and grateful to have the opportunity to come back to Scottish Rite and practice orthopedic surgery,” says Johnson. “Scottish Rite is an internationally recognized leader in pediatric orthopedics, and I love that the organization is full of people who share my passion for helping children.”

"Dr. Johnson's expertise ensures that Scottish Rite continues to be committed to providing exceptional and innovative care to all who enter our doors," says President/CEO Robert L. Walker. "We are excited to have her back on our team."

Johnson is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Orthopedic Surgery. She is an Assistant Professor at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of Orthopedic Surgery, a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the Ruth Jackson Orthopedic Society, as well as a candidate member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America (POSNA) and the Scoliosis Research Society. 

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