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James C. Johnston, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement

Orthopaedics at GBMC
Orthopaedics at GBMC
Pavilion West
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ABOUT
Gender: Male
Medical School:University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
Residency:The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD
Fellowship:Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN

James C. Johnston, MD, has joined Orthopaedic Specialists of Maryland at GBMC as a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip and knee replacements and geriatric hip fracture prevention. A graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine, Dr. Johnston completed his internship, residency and chief residency in orthopaedic surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He continued his training by completing a fellowship in hip and knee replacements at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is an active Fellow of the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

Prior to his arrival at GBMC, Dr. Johnston was employed at MaineGeneral Medical Center, where he performed hundreds of primary and revision joint replacements annually and helped expand their Joint Replacement Program. While there, he also worked with primary care providers to initiate a Fracture Liaison Program that helped to ensure elderly patients with fractures were assessed and treated for osteoporosis in order to prevent fractures in the future.

PROCEDURES
  • Direct Anterior & Mini Posterior Hip Replacement
  • Partial and Total Knee Replacement
  • Total Joint Replacment
  • Minimally Invasive Techniques
  • Rapid Recovery Program
CONDITIONS
  • Hip Fractures
  • Pelvic Fractures
  • Arthritis Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Meniscus tears
  • Bursitis Tendonitis
  • Avascular Necrosis
  • Degenerative Joint Disease
Minimum Patient Age:6 Months

PRACTICE LOCATION
Orthopaedics at GBMC
Pavilion West
6569 N. Charles St.
Suite 705
Towson, MD 21204
Park:Daffodil — (Directions)
Call: 443-849-3838
Call: 443-849-3838
PRACTICE HOURS
Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Sat - Sun: Closed

Comments

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Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

Dr. Johnston is an excellent orthopedist & I would recommend him highly.
Always very attentive & knowledgeable. Top notch in his field!
Dr. always answered all my questions & explained everything to me -
Dr. Johnston is absolutely the best. Thank you so much for all of your care and expertise. We will recommend you to friends.
Dr. Johnson & his staff are FABULOUS!!! He was the 4th surgeon I saw for my hip replacement & I knew right away he was the surgeon I wanted! As my visit proceeded I was sure of it.
answered questions I had about other treatments advertised in newspaper, recommended I see my general doctor about swelling in my ankles and explained future effects of cortisone shot and gave me an information sheet on cortisone shots
I know this was a scheduled walk in but this service were terrible . I don't know if they couldn't do anything based on no MRI . It just didn't seem like they cared
great
This was my first visit to Dr. James Johnston, he was very caring, considerate and thorough. He explained my condition in great detail that was easy for me to understand.
have already recommended this provider
Very impressed and confident that Dr. Johnson care and recommendations well have satisfactory end results.
I never really got what I should do other than wear a boot and take an aspirin, didn't get instructions when I left, like a list of to-dos, ice, heat, etc
Dr. Johnston is excellent!
Dr. Johnston was my third opinion for my hip pain. First opinion at GBMC. I'm glad I went to see him because he was the only doctor to truly diagnose my problem, instead of judging me by my exterior and saying it's just arthritis. I have confidence I'll be right as new soon under his care!!
Dr Johnston is very good. He explains everything and let's you know options for treatment.
I felt the wait time was too long, but after seeing my provider, I had a very positive experience with him. I felt he was very qualified and had a great deal of confidence in his professional opinion.
Dr. Johnston has a very good bedside manner. He explained my options for my medical problem and we considered all the options.

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