Emily Johnston, MD*

Specialty: Emergency Medicine
*This provider proudly participates in the Bingham Direct Program.

Bingham Memorial Hospital is pleased to introduce Emily Johnston, MD, board-certified in emergency medicine.

Dr. Johnston earned a Bachelor of Science in Biology from Middlebury College, then worked as a mountain guide, river guide, and ski patroller/EMT for about 15 years. She returned to academia in 2002, earning an M.D. from the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, Washington. She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland, Oregon. She is a clinical instructor for the University of Washington School of Medicine, and teaches mountain medicine for the US Army.

When Dr. Johnston is not practicing medicine, she is still an active mountain guide, having led climbers to the summit of Mt. Rainier, Denali (Mt. McKinley), Mt. Everest, and other peaks. She also works as a part-time white water guide, and is a professional ski patroller at Grand Targhee. In her spare time she enjoys mountain biking, travel, and relaxing with a good book

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