Dr. Shawn Johnson DO
Emergency Physician1801 Hickman Rd Broadlawns Medical C Des Moines IA, 50314
Dr. Shawn Johnson practices Emergency Medicine in Des Moines, IA. Dr. Johnson assesses patients who seek immediate medical attention at any time of day or night. Emergency Medicine Physicians are trained to efficiently work with each patient and situation no matter how acute or life-threatening. Dr. Johnson examines patients, determines means of testing, diagnoses conditions, and decides the best treatment methods.
Education and Training
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences 1999
Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine 1999
Family MedicineAmerican Board of Family MedicineABFM
- Broadlawns Medical Center Program
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