Consultant Profile

Mr Phillip Johnston

Mr Phillip Johnston BA (Hons), MB BChir, MA, MD, FRCS (Tr & Orth)
Practicing at:
Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery
    • Orthopaedic surgery
      • Hand Surgery
      • Upper limb surgery
      • Wrist surgery
    Special clinical interests:

    Dupuytren’s disease - non-surgical treatment for Dupuytren's Conracture 
    Carpal tunnel syndrome
    Hand & wrist arthritis
    Compression Neuropathy

    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

    Contact Details 
    Telephone number to make a private appointment:
    01223 266990
    Via Cambridge Medical Consultants (Jackie Foreman)
    Background Information 
    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.

    Recommended links:

    British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH):
    British Orthopaedic Association (BOA):
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    Mr Phillip Johnston

    Mr Phillip Johnston

    Hand and Wrist Surgery at Spire Cambridge Lea Hospital

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