Staff Directory



Charles E. Johnston, M.D.

Assistant Chief of Staff Emeritus


(214) 559-7558 or

(800) 421-1121, ext. 7558

Nurse Coordinator

(214) 559-7566 or

(800) 421-1121, ext.7566

Biographical Summary

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Charles Johnston is assistant chief of staff. He is a graduate of Yale University and received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Johnston completed his surgery internship at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Bexar County Hospital and his orthopaedic surgery residency at the University of Virginia Medical Center. Dr. Johnston also completed the Harrington Fellowship of Pediatric Orthopaedics and Scoliosis at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in 1982. Dr. Johnston is a professor in the department of orthopaedic surgery at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. He is also an active staff member at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and an orthopaedic consultant for the Texas Department of Mental Health and Retardation at the Abilene State School and the Denton State School. He is a member of the editorial board for Orthopaedics, a consultant reviewer for Spine and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery and a fellow in the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Johnston is also a member of the Dallas County Medical Society; the Texas Orthopaedic Association; the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America; the Scoliosis Research Society; Sociedad Argentina de Patalogia de la Columna Vertebral; and the American Orthopaedic Association.