Donald B. Longjohn

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery
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Areas of treatment:

Hip
Knee
Joint Replacement
Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Specialty:

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Department:

  • Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Language:

  • English

Donald B. Longjohn, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

Practicing locations:

  • Keck Hospital of USC
  • USC Healthcare Center 2

About this doctor:

Dr. Longjohn is an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in hip and knee replacement/revision surgery, as well as arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and arthroscopic surgery. In addition to his membership in professional organizations such as American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and the Western Orthopaedic Association, Dr. Longjohn is a member of the LA County Sheriff’s Department Medical Reserve Company 206 (Office of Homeland Security) and also volunteers as a flight physician for the LA County Sheriff’s Department Air Rescue 5. He is Chief of the Surgical Arthritis Service at the Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, which cares for a large percentage of the county’s joint replacement patients. Dr. Longjohn has been honored with several teaching awards and has published numerous research articles and book chapters. His current research focus is on clinical and biomechanical studies relating to joint replacement and arthroplasty revision techniques and materials. Dr. Longjohn received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, and completed his fellowship in arthritis and joint implant surgery at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center/Keck Medical Center of USC.

 

 

Education:

B.A., Biomedical Science (Magna Cum Laude), Western Michigan University
Doctor of Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 1990

Internships:

LAC+USC Medical Center, General Surgery, 1990 - 1991

Residencies:

USC Department of Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, 1991 - 1995

Fellowships:

Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center/USC University Hospital, Arthritis & Joint Replacement, 1995 - 1996

Certifications:

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional society memberships:

California Orthopaedic Association; Los Angeles Chapter
Western Orthopaedic Association
USC Graduate Orthopaedic Society
Member, Medical Reserve Company 206, LA County Sheriff Department
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Awards:

Dr. Longjohn was voted a Super Doctor by Los Angeles Magazine in 2014.
Outstanding Teacher in Year I, Presented by the USC Keck School of Medicine Class of 2008
Full-time Clinical Faculty Teaching Award, USC Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, presented by the Senior Class of 2003
"Doctor of the Year" Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center
Commendation from the LA County Board of Supervisors, presented by Supervisor Don Knabe, 2003