Dr. Frederic L. Johnstone MD
Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


Undergraduate Education:
Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, Maryland

Medical School:
Vanderbilt University Medical School - Nashville, Tennessee

Orthopedic Surgery Residency:
Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma WA

Orthopedic Hand Fellowship:
Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC

Subspecialty Interest

Hand Surgery
Upper Extremity Disorders

Professional Affiliations

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons


My passion for orthopedics started during medical school while serving with the Army. After graduating from Johns Hopkins University I attended Vanderbilt University Medical School. The Army sponsored by education and ultimately became my first career. After completing medical school, I completed an internship at Madigan Army Medical Center. I then served a little over a year as a flight surgeon in Korea and returned to Madigan Army Medical Center to complete my orthopedic residency. I was then stationed in Maryland for 4 years. I also served in Desert Storm with the 28th Combat Support Hospital. During that time, I developed an interest in hand surgery and completed a fellowship in Hand Surgery at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. I then returned to Madigan where I stayed for 10 years, serving as Chief of Orthopedics, Orthopedic Residency Director and Chief of Surgery. After retiring from the military, I joined several of my former military colleagues at Rainier Orthopedic Institute. During the last 9 years with ROI, I have had a very rewarding career evaluating and treating all manner of patients with hand, wrist and elbow disorders in East Pierce County. I have also been active in leadership positions at Multicare Good Samaritan Hospital serving as President of the Medical Staff and currently serving on the Multicare Good Samaritan Regional Oversight Board. In what spare time I have, I enjoy gardening, landscaping, cycling and model railroading. I am also a volunteer Wrangler at the Puyallup Rodeo.

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