Chris was appointed as a locum consultant surgeon in September 2020. His clinical interests include liver transplantation, novel organ perfusion technologies (Normothermic Regional Perfusion & Organox), general surgery and advanced endoscopy (ERCP & EUS).
Appointments and Activities
Following undergraduate studies and postgraduate foundation training in London, Chris moved to Edinburgh for specialty training in general surgery in 2009. He was subsequently appointed to a Wellcome-funded (ECAT) PhD fellowship in 2012. Chris re-entered higher surgical training as a clinical lecturer in 2015.
2020 RCSEd Alban Barros D’Sa Memorial Travelling Fellowship
2019 Association of Upper GI Surgeons of GB & Ireland Travelling Fellowship
2018 Professor Kenneth Fearon Memorial Medal, University of Edinburgh
2018 Sir James Fraser Travelling Fellowship, RCSEd
2017 Hunterian Lectureship, Royal College of Surgeons of England
2017 Shorland Hosking Fellowship, Operation Hernia
2016 Syme Medal, Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
2016 Ker Memorial Prize, Edinburgh Infectious Diseases
2015 Chiene Medal, University of Edinburgh
2012 European Society for Organ Transplantation Travelling Fellowship
2019 Diploma of Fellowship of the Royal College of Surgeons (FRCS)
2012-2015 University of Edinburgh: PhD (Therapeutic Immunology)
2010 Diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP)
2008 Diploma of Membership of the Royal College of Surgeons (MRCS)
2001-2007 Imperial College London: BSc(Hons), MBBS
2015 Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Research Grant (£10,000)
2014 Tenovus Scotland Research Grant (£10,000)
2012 Edinburgh Clinical Academic Track Lectureship (Incorporating Wellcome Trust Clinical Research Training Fellowship, £261,334)
2010 Astellas Transplantation Research Grant (£10,000)
For a list of publications by Chris Johnston, please click here.