Mr G Verne Johnson

Orthopaedic Surgeon


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I have practiced as a Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon for almost 25 years and have wide experience in hip replacement of various forms including resurfacing. I also have wide experience in hip revision surgery, knee replacement and knee revision surgery. I have provided a wide range of children's orthopaedic surgical services over the same period.

My particular interests are primary and revision hip and knee replacement surgery in adults.

I have undertaken, on average, approximately 100 hip and 100 knee replacement surgeries annually, as well as, on average, 40 hip revision surgeries and 30 revision knee surgeries annually over the past 24 years.

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Hip revision surgery
Hip surgery
Knee surgery
Paediatric orthopaedics
Orthopaedic surgery

MBChB / University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand / 1975
Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery

FRCS Ed / Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh / 1985
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Basic Surgical Postgraduate Qualification.

Postgraduate Diploma in Gait Analysis / Strathclyde University, Glasgow / 1995
Postgraduate Diploma in Gait Analysis

Professional memberships

British Orthopaedic Association

British Society for Children's Orthopaedic Surgery

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

My wife and I enjoy walking, reading and holidays. We venture back to New Zealand about once every two years to see relatives and enjoy holidays in the UK and Canary Islands at other times.

Telephone 01482 672 444
Private secretary Kerry Bailey & Helen Shearsmith
Private secretary telephone 01482 672 400