Jeff Johnson is Baird’s Senior Research Analyst covering Medical Technology. In the 2020 StarMine Analyst Awards by Refinitiv, Jeff was recognized as the No. 2 stock picker in Health Care Equipment & Supplies, and was also ranked by TipRanks as No. 85 on the Top 100 Wall Street analysts of 2019, after being ranked as the fourth best Wall Street analyst out of more than 5,000 by Tip Ranks in 2018. Jeff was also named one of the Top 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry by Incisal Edge in both 2019 and 2020. Prior to joining Baird in 2003, Jeff was an optometrist and the associate director of Refractive Surgery Services at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and earlier in his career held positions as an instructor of ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and an adjunct-assistant professor of optometry at the New England College of Optometry. He received his MBA from Northwestern University, graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry, and did his undergraduate work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.