Kara Johnson, PA-C
Accepting New Patients
- 491 Patient Ratings
1215 Duff Avenue Office
1215 Duff Ave
Ames, IA 50010
Friendly , yet very thorough explained x-rays well, helped me feel confident about healing despite the pain and very attentive and kind and I’m amazed I didn’t even have much of a wait …. I’m grateful to all the staff I saw
March 28, 2023
Kara is very knowledgeable & is thorough with her explanation of how she is approaching what she’s doing & why- namely the shot in my knee in this visit. She’s friendly & easy to talk to.
March 9, 2023
Kara is such a professional! I feel safe in her hands. She is also a good listener and cares about her patients.
February 6, 2023
I was impressed with the friendliness, knowledge and professionalism. Couldn’t have been more pleased.
February 2, 2023
Kara is consistently friendly and informative and give much needed skillful pain relief for my shoulder.
January 24, 2023
She listened to my concerns and about the pain I have been in and came up with a plan to help work towards getting me walking again.
January 19, 2023
Kara was very clear and helpful in the treatment options for my knee - felt good about our decision and the outcome!
December 23, 2022
Both her and Dr Greenwald are always great to see, and there are no nonsense in what needs to be done with your healthcare. Very small wait times if your appointments at three they’re generally there within five or 10 minutes, which is really nice.
December 6, 2022
Very pleased with the level of empathy Kara displays.
November 29, 2022
Kara is very knowledgeable and can answer any questions you may have about your procedure. She always make you feel she is not rushed to move to the next patient.
November 28, 2022
Thank you for taking time with me and listening and understanding my needs! I felt very heard!
November 26, 2022
Kara is great! She takes the time to explain everything and makes sure you are comfortable with all the information before you leave.
November 7, 2022
Kara is very experienced, polite, friendly explains was she's going to do. Couldn't be happier, plus her assistant is very pleasant.
September 29, 2022
Kara makes you very comfortable asking questions and is great at explaining the answers. Doesn’t make you feel rushed. I would highly recommend her!
September 20, 2022
She listens to what you have to say and explains very well.
September 20, 2022
Kara was very thorough in explaining the procedure and answering my questions. She made it clear that I could change my mind about going through with it, should I conclude that it was not right for me at that time. (I opted to do it.) The procedure itself was almost a non-event, in that there was virtually no pain. I was very pleased overall.
September 17, 2022
Kara Johnson is a wonderful person. You can definitely tell she cares about her patients. She’s friendly, informative and answer a questions or concerns you may have.
August 10, 2022
I saw Kara, Dr Greenwalt’s, PA today. I also had X-rays taken. As usually, everyone I came in contact with was extremely caring and helpful. Kara discussed my concerns with me in detail and answered all of my questions. I always feel like I get top notch care at McFarland Clinic and I travel 2 hours each way to see the specialists there.
May 6, 2022
Kara was very understanding! She explained my x-ray results with ease and gave me time to ask questions. She talked to me about getting an injection and explained the advantages of getting one. She was very patient with me as I don't like needles. I was very pleased with her compassion towards me and my situation!
April 27, 2022
Kara Johnson PA-C was very courteous. She explained the medical conditions in my right shoulder and the program for treatment in clear language and she displayed an understanding of the pain and frustrations that I was having in dealing with my shoulder and elbow. I cannot say enough good things about the total positive experience which I had at the Clinic today.
April 26, 2022
Kara Johnson, PA, was very kind, knowledgeable, listened well and answered my questions.
April 20, 2022
Kara is always upbeat but direct with comments and questions I have. I trust her. She is efficient but takes time for questions.
April 12, 2022
Kara is always great. She always does her homework and knows my situation before entering the room to visit with me.
April 6, 2022
Kara Johnson as always displayed a professional, caring, intelligent attention to detail. Kara had a grasp of my fear of needles and always handles the administration of the shot skilfully. Thank you Kara!!
March 7, 2022
Kara is extremely professional and knowledgeable. The thing that makes her head and shoulders above the rest is her caring and friendly personality. 100% recommend.
February 21, 2022
Kara Johnson, PA-C, is a physician assistant to Dr. Greenwald.
Joined McFarland Clinic
Education & Professional Certification
- American Academy of Physician Assistants
- Iowa Physician Assistant Society
University of Northern Iowa
- B.A., Biology; 2004
- B.S.N., Nursing; 2006
Des Moines University
- M.S., Physician Assistant Studies; 2015