Monte is passionate about patients and providing them with the highest quality of care available. Great doctors like to work with other great doctors and Monte believes this is certainly the culture reflected at St. Francis. In his leadership role, he works with strategic initiatives, the quality and safety department and the hospital's medical staff. In addition, he serves as the Allina Utilization Management Medical Director. Dr. Johnson also provides patient care as a hospitalist at St. Francis. He earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota and completed his residency at Methodist Hospital. With over 23 years of medical experience, he is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians and American College of Physician Advisors. Monte enjoys wake surfing, fishing and skiing. He and his family live in Victoria.