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James C. Johnston, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Replacement

Orthopaedics at GBMC
Orthopaedics at GBMC
Pavilion West
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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.

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

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
Mon - Fri: 8:00AM - 5:00PM

Sat - Sun: Closed


The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey.

Patients are de-identified for confidentiality and patient privacy.

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.
Dr. Johnston is one of the most caring, attentive drs. I've encountered in a long time.
Dr. Johnston is relatively new to GBMC and an excellent addition to their staff. He has an excellent"bed side manner". Skill is important but not the sum total of medicine!!
very personal and easy to talk with genuine concern
Dr. Johnston was very competent, explained things well, asked questions and allowed me to ask questions of my own. Extraordinary!
Advise what to expect from treatment & very caring.
My first visit and I was extremely pleased with his skill and knowledge.
it's very good experience the nurse and the doctor they are very nice and they explain two words exactly the problems you have it's really good experience
I would highly recommend Dr. Johnston to anyone of my friends. He is caring and has an excellent bedside manner and is very skilled in his field.
first time seeing this doc. very happy that he introduced himself. concentrated on Quinn while answering parents questions. broke things down in non-medical terms.
Excellent, established rapport, treated me as an intelligent person seeking care.
He is a great doctor and is very trustworthy. I feel comfortable in his hands.
Likeable, comfortable, confident.
D.r Johnston recommended physical therapy which I am taking.
Dr. Johnston took a good approach to my hip problem and have had good results since the visit.
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