Matthew S. Johnson, MD joined ENT Physicians of Kearney in 2016 and sees patients at our main office in Kearney as well as his satellite offices at Cozad Community Hospital in Cozad, NE, Phelps Memorial Health Center in Holdrege, Harlan County Health System in Alma and Lexington Regional Health Center in Lexington.
Dr. Johnson was born in Fort Collins, CO and grew up in Boulder, CO. He completed his undergraduate studies with a degree in Psychology and Neuroscience from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2006. He obtained his Medical Doctorate at the University of Colorado School of Medicine in Denver, CO in 2011. While there, he obtained the Doctoring Award for “demonstrating compassion, humanity, and respect of personhood in medicine.” He completed his surgical training in otolaryngology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, NE in 2016.
Dr. Johnson is Board Certified in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. He enjoys performing the full breadth of ear, nose and throat surgery but also has special interests in endoscopic sinus surgery, pediatric otolaryngology, and facial plastic, trauma, and reconstructive surgery. Dr. Johnson initiated the otolaryngic allergy testing and treatment services now offered at ENT Physicians of Kearney. Dr. Johnson is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center – College of Medicine. He founded and serves as site director for the rural rotation all UNMC otolaryngology residents now complete as a part of their advanced surgical training.
Dr. Johnson enjoys time with his wife and two children, experimenting as an amateur chef, dirt biking, and backpacking.
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Johnson please call the Kearney office at (308) 865-2277, the Alma clinic at (308) 928-3001 or the Holdrege clinic at (308) 995-3305.