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Beyond The Game: Fargo doctor ready for Olympic trip

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FARGO - The word Olympian separates you from others.

It means you are considered the best of the best in your particular sport.

That designation is fitting for a South Fargo doctor, who's about to live out a life long dream.

Dr. Phil Johnson, an orthopedic surgeon in Fargo has been selected as one of the team physicians for the United States men's hockey team.

Johnson has served in that capacity on other teams for the United States, namely at the World Junior Hockey Championships the last few years.

Johnson leaves Sunday for Pyeonchang, South Korea, the Americans open the Olympic hockey tournament February 14th against Slovenia.