About Dr. Ben Johnson
Dr. Johnson obtained a Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience) degree at the University of London in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2003.
In 2004 he successfully graduated from St. Bartholomew and The Royal London School of Medicine with a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS) degree.
He completed his basic surgical training in 2008 and became a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS). He then went onto specialise in Orthopaedics on the Oswestry training rotation and was admitted as a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England (FRCS) and a member of the British Orthopaedic Association (BOA) in 2014.
He completed his fellowship in Paediatric Orthopaedics and Limb Reconstruction at The Royal Children’s Hospital (RCH) in Melbourne in 2016.
Dr. Johnson has continued his Orthopaedic practice in Melbourne and became a Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons of Australia (FRACS) and a member of the Australian Orthopaedic Society (AOA) in 2019.
Dr. Johnson has a specialist interest in the management of Paediatric Orthopaedic problems and he currently has Consultant appointments at both Monash Children’s Hospital (MCH) and Joan Kirner Women and Children’s Hospital. These are both teaching hospitals and Dr. Johnson is involved in instructing and leading trainee Orthopaedic Surgeons at both sites. He also actively participates in training Medical Students and Registrars on the Victorian AOA training programme. He is a member of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons Faculty of Clinical Examiners.
Dr. Johnson has multiple publications in peer reviewed journals and has published book chapters on various Orthopaedic topics. He has presented at both national and international orthopaedic meetings and been awarded prizes for his research during his Orthopaedic training. He continues to pursue his research and academic interests.
Dr. Johnson believes that good communication with patients is essential. It is important that patients understand the nature of their condition and the treatment options available to them and that Dr. Johnson understands the patients expectations prior to treatment. In this way patients can be informed and engaged in the decision making process throughout their treatment journey.
• Fellow of the Royal Australian College of Surgeons in the Speciality of Orthopaedic Surgery
• Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in the Speciality of Orthopaedic Surgery
• Member of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
• Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery, St. Bartholomew’s and The Royal London School of Medicine
• Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience), The University of London
• Australian Orthopaedic Association
• British Orthopaedic Association
• AO Trauma
• RACS Faculty of Clinical Examiners
• Monash Children’s Hospital
• Joan Kirner Women and Children’s Hospital