Erik Johnson is the medical director for Pediatric Services for AMITA Health. He has played a vital role in expanding pediatric services to the west and northwest suburbs.
After college, Johnson began his medical career at Loyola University’s Stritch School of Medicine. His plans of surgery quickly changed and he completed his residency in pediatrics at the University of California, Irvine. He received numerous accolades during his residency, including Resident of the Year and the P. Colin Kelly “Pediatrician who Teaches” Award.
Johnson serves on the boards of AMITA Health Medical Group, AMITA Health CIN and Alexian Brothers Women’s and Children’s Foundation. He is also on the Executive Leadership Team for the March of Dimes Northwest Suburban March for Babies.
Johnson earned a Master of Science in Biochemistry at Illinois Benedictine College and a Doctor of Medicine at Loyola University.