Mr Paul Johnson



GMC number: 3011166

Practicing since: 1984


Oral and Maxillo-facial surgery

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Mr Paul Johnson was educated in Yorkshire and attended Leeds University Dental School qualifying in 1979 with honours. After working in junior dental jobs at Leeds Dental Hospital, he returned to Medical School at the University of Cambridge in 1980 graduating with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery in 1984.

He was House Surgeon to Professor Sir Roy Calne at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge and trained in surgery in general at the North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary. His higher training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was in Stoke-on-Trent, the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead and King’s College Hospital in London.

His overseas experience includes training in Salzburg, Austria and Seattle. As a senior trainee he also took part in a ‘Medicine du Monde’ surgical team which treated war casualties in Addis Abbaba at the end of the Ethiopian civil war.

He was appointed as Consultant in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Royal Surrey County and Frimley Park Hospitals in 1992 and is now the Senior Consultant in the Maxillofacial Department at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Mr Johnson’s clinical interests are wide ranging and include the treatment of facial deformity, facial cosmetic and reconstructive surgery and the treatment of skin cancer. He is a core member of the Multidisciplinary Tumour Group for skin cancer at the Royal Surrey County Hospital.

Other interests

Mr Johnson lectures and conducts surgical masterclasses nationally and internationally and is closely involved in training surgeons in his speciality and related specialities in the UK. Teaching interests extend to facial cosmetic and orthognathic surgery. He runs a Royal College of Surgeons approved cosmetic fellowship based in Guildford and London to train junior surgeons in facial aesthetic procedures.

He currently chairs the Training Interface Group of the Royal College of Surgeons for reconstructive cosmetic surgery, laser surgery, soft tissue trauma and skin cancer. He is active in the British Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons (BAOMS) and represents them on several national and international Committees. He is the BAOMS lead for Orthognathic and Facial Cosmetic Surgery. He is also an interspecialty member of the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (BAAPS). He is currently secretary of the Academy of British Cosmetic Practice.

Personal interests

Mr Johnson lives in Guildford and enjoys skiing and golf in his leisure time. He is married to Karen, a barrister, and has 3 children, one of whom is pursuing a medical career.

Treatments and tests offered by Mr Paul Johnson at Nuffield Health

  • Mole removal
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Facelift (Rhytidectomy)
  • Eye lift
  • Orthodontics
  • Removing wisdom teeth
  • Ear pinning cosmetic surgery (Pinnaplasty)
  • Mole assessment
  • Chin reshaping (Genioplasty)
  • Excision of skin lesion
  • Blepharoplasty (Eyelid Reshaping)
  • Maxillofacial / oral surgery
  • Dermal fillers
  • Rhinoplasty (or nose reshaping)
  • Dental implants
  • Tooth Removal (Extraction)

Locations Mr Paul Johnson works with

Related experience


Mr Johnson has published on several areas of maxillofacial surgery.


  • British Medical Association
  • British Association of Oral and Maxillo-facial Surgeons
  • British Academy of Cosmetic Practice (Board Member and Director)
  • Cosmetic Training Interface Group (Board Member)
  • Association of Dental Implantologists

Other posts held

  • Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Frimley Park Hospital
  • Partner in Surrey Implant Services, Nuffield Health Guildford Hospital

Insurers Mr Paul Johnson works with

Mr Paul Johnson works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Aviva Health
  • Benenden Health
  • Bupa
  • Bupa On Demand
  • Cigna
  • CS Healthcare
  • Exeter Family Friendly
  • Health-on-Line
  • PHC
  • SecureHealth
  • Simplyhealth
  • Universal Provident
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Westfield Health WPA
  • WPA


Mr Paul Johnson has the following interest in this hospital/ another Nuffield Health hospital or the company:

Mr Paul Johnson is the Medical Advisory Committee Chair for Nuffield Health Guildford Hospital. No remuneration is paid for this role, however use of medical secretary services, administrative accommodation and consulting room used in connection with it are not charged for. Services used in connection with the provision of Mr Paul Johnson's private practice are charged at market rates.

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

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