American Board of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery
Dr. Johnson retired as of January 31, 2012; however he is still seeing a few patients a month as a qualified medical examiner for workers' compensation cases.
A very accomplished and experienced board-certified otolaryngologist, Dr. Ernest Johnson is the senior member of Sacramento Ear, Nose and Throat . He has been an integral part of the Sacramento medical community for many years. In addition to general otolaryngology, Dr. Johnson’s chief clinical interests include the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders, treatment of hearing loss, and head and neck cancer and surgery. Dr. Johnson is an accomplished researcher of ear, nose and throat disorders, and much of his research has been published in national peer-reviewed medical journals. In addition, he was a recipient of the Outstanding Research Residency Award from the American Academy of Otolaryngology. For a number of years, Dr. Johnson served as Chief of Otolaryngology as well as Chief of Surgery at Sutter Hospitals in Sacramento. In addition, he served as Chief of Otolaryngology and Chief of Staff at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center. Dr. Johnson has also worked in a teaching capacity as an Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine for the University of California, Davis. Dr. Johnson is also a qualified medical examiner for the state of California.
Dr. Johnson earned his undergraduate degree and his medical degree from University of Nebraska. He then went on to complete an internship at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After this, he worked at the Zama Army Hospital in Japan, where he became Chief of Otolaryngology. Dr. Johnson completed his residency in otolaryngology and maxillofacial surgery at University of Iowa.
Dr. Johnson is a Fellow at the American College of Surgeons, the Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery, and the American Academy of Otolaryngology and Allergy. He is affiliated with Mercy General Hospital and Sutter Hospitals, Sacramento.