John Johansson M.D., Ph.D., joined Oroville Hospital in 2015, although he has been practicing ophthalmology in Oroville for 26 years. Originally from Sweden, Dr. Johansson’s family moved to the United States in 1959. He graduated with honors from San Bernardino Pacific High School in Southern California, but moved back to Sweden to pursue his higher education.
Dr. Johansson received his undergraduate and medical degrees from the University of Gothenburg. He then completed his residency in ophthalmology at Uppsala University and went on to receive a Ph.D. in glaucoma in 1986. Having a desire to return to the United States to practice medicine, Dr. Johansson began the process of transferring his medical license. He practiced internal medicine at Queens Hospital in Honolulu, Hawaii for one year before moving back to Sweden to meet visa requirements.
While in Sweden, Dr. Johansson completed a two year surgical training program in ophthalmology before moving back to the United States permanently in 1990. With over 40 years of experience working in ophthalmology, he is an expert in treating conditions such as glaucoma, cataracts, dry eye, iritis, ocular neurology and macular degeneration. In his free time, Dr. Johansson enjoys gardening, landscaping, riding dirt bikes, surfing, golfing and is a bible study leader at his church in Paradise.