Mr Phillip Johnston
BA (Hons), MB BChir, MA (Cantab), MD, FRCS (Tr & Orth).
Consultant Orthopaedic & Hand Surgeon

P Johnston

Professional Profile
Educated at Cambridge University, basic surgical training in London and specialist orthopaedic training in East Anglia. Spent a final year in a subspecialty fellowship in hand and wrist surgery. Have undertaken a period of clinical research leading to the award of MD studying molecular mechanisms in Dupuytren's disease. This overlaps at the cellular level with frozen shoulder, and have published research articles in this area also. Appointed at Addenbrooke's Hospital to undertake complex upper limb trauma, shoulder and elbow surgery and further develop a clinical interest in hand and wrist surgery.

Personal Profile
Family man. Firm commitment to East Anglia and to Cambridge in particular. Supportive of countryside pursuits. Keen to maintain links with the University both in terms of research and education.

Orthopaedic surgery
Wrist surgery
Upper limb surgery
Hand Surgery

Special clinical interests
Dupuytren's disease
Carpal tunnel syndrome
Hand & wrist arthritis

Research interests
Dupuytren's disease - molecular influences (matrix biology)

Current NHS and /or university posts
Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon -Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

Year of first medical qualification

Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies
British Orthopaedic Association
British Society for Surgery of the Hand
British Medical Association
Royal College of Surgeons of England

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