Johnny Dias, DO
The osteopathic approach to care is a natural fit for Johnny Dias, DO. While DOs practice medicine using the latest science and technology, they are trained to promote the body’s natural tendency toward self-healing. With a focus on preventive care, Dr. Dias connects with patients to develop a full understanding of their overall health—mind, body and spirit.
Why did you choose osteopathic medicine?
I learned about osteopathic medicine while in graduate school completing my degree in public health. The basic tenets of practice aligned perfectly with my beliefs in prevention and treating the whole person. I also believe that osteopathic manipulative treatment is an added tool to improve health, restore function and allow the body to heal itself.
What do you love about being a doctor?
I work with an amazing health care team that focuses on improving patient’s quality of life. I enjoy learning about the latest in research and development to provide the best care. The greatest reward for me is making a personal connection with my patients. This makes my career both intellectually and emotionally fulfilling.
What is your life motto?
“Never, never, never give up”—Sir Winston Churchill
What makes you laugh?
Internet memes, stand-up comedians and children
If you weren’t a doctor, what would you be?
An epidemiologist doing public health research.
What achievement are you most proud of?