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Dr. Joe Johnson Bio

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Dr. Joseph Johnson

Education and Training

Family physician in Sparks, Nevada, 1996-present. Started Sierra Nevada Family Medicine, Sierra Nevada Cosmetic Laser Center and Sierra Nevada Wellness Center.
Family physician and Chief of Family Practice Clinic at Fairchild AFB, 1992-96 – Achieved rank of Major.
Travis AFB Residency – Family Medicine, 1989-1992
Graduated from University of Nevada School of Medicine – M.D., 1989
Graduated from Brigham Young University – B.S., 1985
Mission for Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints – Zurich, Switzerland, 1981-83 (German-speaking)
Valedictorian – Reed High School, 1979
Community Involvement

Former Chief of Family Medicine at Northern Nevada Medical Center
Former Member of Board of Directors at Northern Nevada Medical Center
Former Member of Board of Directors, Nevada Academy of Family Physicians
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Nevada School of Medicine, 1996-present
Volunteer training for P.A., N.P., and medical students

Born Sparks, Nevada, 1961
Eagle Scout, 1976
Married for 25 years, 6 children and 1 grandchild
Have served in a variety of voluntary leadership positions for my church
Enjoy bike riding, water skiing, the Oakland A’s, and backpacking

Sierra Nevada Wellness Center-Sparks Family Doctor