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Phillip Johnston

Consultant orthopaedic hand and wrist surgeon

Consultant trauma and orthopaedic surgeon with a subspecialty interest in hand and wrist. Department lead for job planning, HEEOE TandO STC Chairperson
Phillip Johnston

My current role

My current role includes delivery of upper limb trauma and hand and wrist elective musculoskeletal services for Cambridge (secondary care) and East Anglia MTC (tertiary referrals). I’m also the Chairperson of the Eastern Deanery (HEEOE) surgical training committee as well as the department lead for job planning and timetabling.

Previous history

I worked as a Caldicott guardian for CUH from 2012-15 as well as working as the department clinical lead for Upper limb services from 2014-16. During this time I was also the department lead for rota design and administration, timetabling and job planning between 2012-16.

I have also worked as the training programme director for TandO training in the east of England between 2017-20, as well as an associate lecturer in orthopaedics at the University of Cambridge between 2011-16.

Memberships and accreditations

  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand (BSSH)
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association
  • AO UK and Ireland (AOUKI)
  • Health Education East of England (HEEoE)

Personal interests

My personal interests include cycling, running and dog walking.