Dr. Chris Johnson D.O.

Dr. Chris Johnson riding a dirt bike with his son.Dr. Chris Johnson is a native of Pocatello, having graduated from Highland High School and Idaho State University.  He attended medical school in Des Moines, Iowa, at Des Moines University – Osteopathic Medical Center.  After graduation in 2002, he completed his internship, with an emphasis in Emergency Medicine, in Detroit, Michigan.  Dr. Johnson then completed a residency in Family Medicine at the University of Utah, followed by a Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellowship.  While in his fellowship, Dr. Johnson worked as an attending physician at the University of Utah Hospital, Park City Ski Clinic physician and was trained in the use of Fluoroscopic (x-ray guided) injections of the spine and joints.

Currently, Dr. Johnson works as a US Ski & Snowboard Association National Ski Team Pool Physician, Team Physician for Idaho State University and cares for local high school and middle school athletes.  He is also a passionate supporter of philanthropic humanitarian work, volunteering at the Pocatello Free Clinic and serving on the Board of Directors of the Southeast Idaho humanitarian group, Idaho Condor.  Idaho Condor seeks to serve the people of rural high-Andean Peru with medical and dental care.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Johnson loves spending time with his wife, Stacy, and their 6 children.  With his family, he loves to ride and race his bicycles, motorbike, camp, water ski, snow ski, and just generally do anything outside.  He also remains busy and fulfilled serving in his church and community.

On August 1st, 2015, Dr. Johnson was out enjoying a ride on his bicycle, when he was involved in a serious accident with a car. At this time, he’s unable to practice, but his family and staff, look forward to the day when he’ll return to Idaho Sports and Spine.

 Our Providers

Dr. Chris Johnson

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Dr. Stephen Hansen

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Dr. Greg Ford

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Luke Nelson PA-C

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Tanner Mitton PA-C

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Idaho Sports and Spine

Acute Pain Management • Sports Medicine • Neck and Back Nonoperative Treatment  • Arthritis Management

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(208) 478-4522


Office Hours

M - TH: 8:00am – 4:30pm
F: 8:00am – 3:00pm

Office Location

950 Hospital Way
Pocatello, ID 83201