New Employee Spotlight: Dr. Erik Johnson

We are so excited to announce that we recently hired Dr. Erik Johnson at Valley Dental. A Minnesota native, Dr. Erik Johnson grew up in Stillwater. He attended Stillwater High School and later went on to St. Olaf College where he double-majored in Biology and Chemistry. He then went to dental school at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio and received his D.M.D.

Dr. Johnson is excited to join Valley Dental and serve the community of Onalaska. He enjoys spending time outdoors, skiing, snowboarding, cycling and traveling. To get to know him a little bit better we asked him a couple of fun questions. Read his answers below!


Places Lived: Stillwater, MN Northfield, MN and Cleveland, OH
Hobbies, talents, special interests: Skiing, snowboarding, soccer, travel and cars.
Favorite Travel Spots: New Zealand, Australia, Germany and Japan
Favorite Food: Steak
Favorite Drink: Guinness
Least Favorite Food: I’ll eat anything.
Best Vacation: Spent a month traveling with family up the eastern coast of Australia, dove the Great Barrier Reef then went to New Zealand.
Favorite Movie: The Big Lebowski
Three words to best describe me: Relaxed, motivated and empathetic.
Ability I wish I had: The ability to fly. (Free vacations!)
Favorite Music: Rock, classical, hip hop, indie.
Always wanted to try: Sky diving.
If you could have any super power it would be: Flight
What I would do if I won the lottery: Travel all the time.
Something Few Know About Me: I met my doppelganger in Tanzania.
If I were stuck on an island, I would bring (3 things): Swiss Army knife, water purifier, and sunscreen.
What inspires me: acts of generosity.

Welcome Dr. Erik Johnson! Our entire staff is excited to have you join our team.

This article was written by Valley Dental

2 comments:

Tamie AndrewsAugust 10, 2014 at 6:36 pmReply

Erik – You will be great!!
what is a doppelganger? Best wishes Erik – I will be sending some green & gold.

Valley DentalAugust 27, 2014 at 3:51 pmReply

Thank you Tamie! A doppelganger is a look-alike or double of a living person. Pretty interesting! We know Erik will do great.

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