Mr Alan Johnstone

Mr Alan Johnstone

MB, ChB, Edinburgh, 1986, FRCSEd, 1990, FRCS Glas, 1990, FRCSEd (Orth)

Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • General trauma
  • Complex upper limb injuries
  • Pelvic and acetabular fractures
  • Elective surgery of the upper limb
  • Shoulder & elbow including arthroscopic shoulder surgery
  • Joint replacement

Year qualified:

Professional memberships:

  • Royal College of Surgeons
  • British Orthopaedic Association
  • British Trauma Association

Professional profile:
Mr Johnstone qualified from Edinburgh University in 1986. His registrar training was in Edinburgh and Aberdeen. He was a Senior Lecturer at Aberdeen University from 1997- 2002. He has been a Professor of Robert Gordon’s University and a Consultant at NHS Grampian since 2002. Mr Johnstone introduced arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and elbow to Aberdeen. He is a visiting Professor of the University of Perugia, a Clinical Adviser to Orthopaedic multi-national companies and is the Scottish Life Sciences Innovator of the Year 2012.