Dr. Charles E Johnston MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Charles Johnston is an orthopedic surgeon in Dallas, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Children's Medical Center of Dallas and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and has been in practice for 38 years. Dr. Johnston accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 27 doctors at Children's Medical Center of Dallas and one of 13 at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics

Clinical Interests: Spine Deformity, Congenital Abnormalities, Prosthetics

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Residency, General Surgery, 1976–1977

University of Virginia
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1977–1981

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified 30 years in Orthopaedic Surgery

TX State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Does Higher Anchor Density Result in Increased Curve Correction and Improved Clinical Outcomes in Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)?
Larson, A. N.,Polly, D. W.,Diamond, B.,Ledonio, C.,Richards, B. S.,Emans, J. B.,Sucato, D. J.,Johnston, C. E.

Evaluating the extent of clinical uncertainty among treatment options for patients with early-onset scoliosis.
Corona, J.,Miller, D. J.,Downs, J.,Akbarnia, B. A.,Betz, R. R.,Blakemore, L. C.,Campbell, R. M.,Flynn, J. M.,Johnston, C. E.,McCarthy, R. E.,Roye, D. P.,Skaggs, D. L.,Smith, J. T.,Snyder, B. D.,Sponseller, P. D.,Sturm, P. F.,Thompson, G. H.,Yazici, M.,Vitale, M. G.

Serial Casting as a Delay Tactic in the Treatment of Moderate-to-Severe Early-onset Scoliosis.
Fletcher, N. D., McClung, A., Rathjen, K. E., Denning, J. R., Browne, R., Johnston, C. E.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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