We are pleased to introduce Dr. Karsten Johnson! Dr. Johnson was born and raised in Oregon and graduated from high school in Burns. He earned his bachelor’s degree with honors from Central Washington University, and his medical degree at Pacific Northwest University of Health Science in Yakima, Washington. While at PNU, he organized the region’s first free skin clinic for the underserved community. Dr. Johnson completed his internship at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Johnson says he enjoys both the medical and surgical fields of dermatology with an emphasis placed on skin cancer prevention and treatment. He has published in peer reviewed journals including the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Outside of dermatology, Dr. Johnson enjoys the outdoors with his family including hiking, mountain biking, boating, and snowboarding.
Dr. Johnson is serving his Dermatology Residency at Silver Falls Dermatology.