Dr. Johnson 62701

Name: Matthew D. Johnson, MD
Last name: Johnson
Began aesthetic medicine in: 2015
Years experience: 8
Primary Specialty: Otolaryngologist
Business: SIU School of Medicine
Address: 301 N. 8th Street
Address suite: St. John’s Pavilion, 5th Floor
City: Springfield
State: Illinois
Zip Code: 62701
Country: US
Consulting Fees: -1$
Has Sponsored Offer : No
Clinical Privileges
  • St. Johns Hospital, Memorial Medical Center
  • Undergraduate: BS, Physiology & Neurobiology, University of Maryland, 2004
  • Medical: MD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Matthew D. Johnson, MD

Postdoc Training
  • Fellowship: Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, State University of New York Upstate Medical Center, Syracuse, NY
  • Residency: Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital, Madison, WI
GPS coordinates on map: 39.8052734,-89.6451668

Primary location
Location name: Springfield
State: IL
Country: US
Map point: 39.8018,-89.65329742
  • Adam’s Apple Reduction
  • African American Rhinoplasty
  • Asian Rhinoplasty
  • Brow Lift
  • Chin Implant
  • Ear Surgery
  • Earlobe Repair
  • Jaw Reduction
  • Neck Lift
  • Nonsurgical Nose Job
  • Restylane Lyft
  • Revision Rhinoplasty
  • Rhinoplasty
  • Septoplasty
  • Sinus Surgery

RealSelf Info

Profile views: 536
Answer count: 3
Star rating: 2.0473720558371
Profile created: Dec 4, 2015
Profile modified: Oct 15, 2019
Profile promotion: No
Profile inactive: No
Premier status: Free
Tier: Free-Claimed
RealCare Promise: No
Directory link: Board Certified Otolaryngologist
RealSelf’s PRO: No
Doctor Designation Start Time: Feb 8, 2016
Doctor Designation End Time: Jan 1, 2033


  • Springfield, IL, US. GPS coordinates: 39.8018,-89.65329742

Doctor’s answers

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Just had nose surgery a week ago. Can I start lifting weights and taking my vitamins again?
check with your surgeon
Apr 22, 2016
To some degree, the answer depends on the type of nose surgery you had.  I have my patients wait a period of time before resuming isometric exercises. Generally 3-4 weeks before intense exercising.  I would recommend checking in with your surgeon to ask when they are comfortable having you resume weight training.  Regarding supplements, a multivitamin is certainly acceptable to take post operatively.  For other supplements, check with your surgeon; most will be likely be fine.  
How likely is it for ears to go back to normal position after otoplasty?
otoplasty recurrence and post op headband
Feb 9, 2016
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, recurrences can happen. The rates of recurrence vary due to several factors, including technique used in surgery. Permanent sutures provided improved stability for healing the ear in the new position. After surgery, a dressing is often worn over the ears and head initially, followed by a headband or compression band over the ears for ~4-6 weeks. The exact amounts of time for headband use are likely to vary among…
Did I really need sinus and nasal surgery?
Early post op nasal and sinus surgery
Feb 8, 2016
Thank you for your question. It sounds that you are still early in your recovery (2 weeks post op, correct?). It is normal to have a diminished sense of smell during this time, and should return with time. Low pressure saline rinses or neti pot irrigations are helpful in recovery after nasal surgery. I like to have my patients performing then almost right away. Check with your surgeon to be sure, but most likely these will only help your recovery. Headaches are more difficult to…

Last updated on 12/23/2023