About Dr. David Johnston
Dr. David L Johnston is a licensed and board certified osteopathic physician with over twenty years of practice in his field. He has extensive experience dealing with patients who range from infants to adults. Since he was a child, Dr. Johnston dreamed of one day becoming a physician. With hard work and dedication, his dream became a reality. Dr. Johnston now has a successful private practice located in Ridgefield, CT.
Through his exploration of healing traditions and practices, along with his own healing journey, Dr. Johnston has what it takes to be able to be intuitively present and listen to each client during their visit. Dr. David Johnston has been described as patient, with a unique approach to healing and wellness.
Dr. Johnston takes pride in providing quality care to his patients. When, he is not spending time with his wife and three lovely children, Dr. Johnston educates the community on nutrition and osteopathy through his articles or lectures.
Dr. David Johnston’s Training:
Dr. Johnston completed 5 years of medical training at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine on Long Island. During his time there, he was the recipient of an undergraduate teaching fellowship in Osteopathic Principles and Practice. Dr. David Johnston then went on to complete a yearlong medical internship at Good Samaritan Hospital. His residency was continued at St. Barnabas in the Bronx, which is one of the best training programs in the United States for osteopathic physicians.
Dr. David Johnston’s two-years of additional training, taught him hands-on Osteopathic treatment for infants, children, adults, and seniors. Dr. Johnston studied extensively with Dr. James Jealous DO, on Biodynamic approaches to Osteopathy. Dr. Jealos’ focused on perceptual studies of the natural world and how the healing process of the Primary Respiratory Mechanism engages the health in the patient for healing. This training gave Dr. Johnston the experience he needed to run his osteopathic center.
Dr. David Johnston’s Certifications and Memberships:
Dr. Johnston is Board Certified in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine. He also holds a special certification in Cranial Osteopathy. Dr. David Johnston is a founding Diplomate of the American Board of Holistic Integrative Medicine. During his time there, he studied the principles of functional and nutritional medicine. Dr. Johnston is also an associate faculty member of the Sutherland Cranial Teaching Foundation.