Mr David Johnson

MA (Cantab), BMBCh (Oxon), DM (Oxon), FRCS (Plast)


Mr Johnson graduated from Cambridge University with a First Class Honours degree in Medical Sciences in 1989. He was awarded The Skerne Scholarship and The Belfield Clarke Prize for Biological Sciences for obtaining the top First Class Degree in the University. He was awarded the Ida Mary Henderson Scholarship to Christ Church, Oxford and graduated from Oxford University in Clinical Medicine in 1992.

After his general surgical training he undertook three years full time research as a Welcome Clinical Training Fellow at the Weatherall Institute of Molecular Medicine in Oxford, where he researched into the molecular biology of craniosynostosis and the genetics of congenital hand anormalies. This has led to numerous publications and international presentations and the award of a Doctor of Medicine Degree from Oxford University.

In 2001 Mr Johnson was awarded a Hunterian Professorship as recognition of this research by The Royal College of Surgeons of England. This is an extremely prestigious award. He trained in Plastic Surgery at Mount Vernon Hospital, Sailsbury District Hospital and the Radcliffe Infirmary at Oxford. He then spent 1 year as a senior Craniofacial Fellow at The Australian Craniofacial Unit in Adelaide before taking up his Consultant post in Plastic, Reconstructive and Craniofacial Surgery in Oxford in 2006.

Mr Johnson Specialises in:

  • Cosmetic surgery
  • Facelift and eyelid surgery
  • Pinnaplasty, rhinoplasty
  • Breast augmentation, uplift and reduction
  • Male breast reduction
  • Tummy tuck
  • Body contouring
  • Lesion and mole excision


  • Wednesday AM/PM
  • Friday PM


Current posts

  • Consultant Plastic, Reconstructive and Craniofacial Surgeon, John Radcliffe Hospital


Other interests

Mr Johnson undertakes all aspects of general plastic and reconstructive surgery including benign and malignant skin lesions. His cosmetic surgical interests include facial rejuvenation surgery (including facelift techniques, sub-periosteal midface lifting, and eyelift surgery) and Rhinoplasty as well as breast surgery (breast augmentation, breast reduction, breast uplift or mastopexy, male breast reduction) and body contouring surgery, including liposuction, abdominoplasty (tummy tuck), arm reduction, buttock and thigh lifting. His subspecialises in all aspects of paediatric and adult craniofacial surgery and facial palsy.

Member of

  • British Association of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeons
  • British Association of Asthetic Plastic Surgeons
  • International Society of Cranio Facial Surgery


Mr David Johnson works with the following private medical insurance providers:
  • Aviva Health
  • AXA PPP Healthcare
  • AXA PPP International
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Childsure
  • Cigna
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Freedom Health
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • WPA

Mr David Johnson does not hold a share or financial interest in this hospital, another Nuffield Health hospital or the company.

Mr David Johnson does not have a share or financial interest in equipment used at this hospital or another Nuffield Health hospital.

Mr David Johnson does not hold any paid advisory role(s) at this hospital or on behalf of Nuffield Health.