Ms Riem Johnson


MBChB, MD, FRCS(Tr&Orth), BrDipHand Surg

GMC number: 4511090


Orthopaedic surgery

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Ms Johnson was educated at Leicester University and undertook her surgical training in the North East of England. 
She underwent a period of research in General Surgery and was awarded a Doctorate (MD) at the University of Newcastle prior to undertaking a higher surgical training in Trauma & Orthopaedics. 
She completed her training with a post-CCT Hand Fellowship at Chelsea & Westminster Hospital (October 2016-October 2017) and then went on to become a locum hand consultant at the Pulvertaft  Hand Unit in Derby (October 2017-January 2018), during which time she was awarded the British Diploma of Hand Surgery (March 2018) by the BSSH and University of Manchester.

She was then appointed as a substantive orthopaedic hand surgeon at the Brighton & Sussex University Hospitals Trust and moved down with her family to start work here in April 2018.

Ms Johnson takes an active role in training and quality and safety, taking on the clinical governance lead for T&O since March 2019.

She continues her research interest with recent collaboration with Imperial College and is currently the Principal Investigator for an NIHR funded randomised control trial regarding Dupuytren’s disease.

Personal interests

Ms Johnson enjoys spending her non-working time looking after her excellent husband and 3 lively children. They try and make the most of the great outdoors together, either at the beach or in the hills.

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Treatments and tests offered by Ms Riem Johnson at Nuffield Health

  • Carpal tunnel release
  • Fine needle biopsy
  • Hand surgery

Locations Ms Riem Johnson works with

Related experience


  • General Medical Council
  • Medical Protection Society
  • Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • British Medical Association
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Society for Surgery of the Hand

Other posts held

  • Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgeon at BSUH

Insurers Ms Riem Johnson works with

Ms Riem Johnson works with the following private medical insurance providers:

  • Bupa
  • AXA Health
  • Cigna International
  • Cigna
  • Vitality Health (Pru Health)
  • Simplyhealth
  • WPA
  • Health-on-Line


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

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

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