Mr Karan Johal

MBBS (Hons) BMedSci (1st) MRCS (Eng) MSc FRCS (Tr & Orth)

Mr Johal is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in management of Foot and Ankle conditions.

After attending Colchester Royal Grammar School he obtained a First Class degree in Biomedical Science and graduated with Honours in Medicine from the University of Nottingham. He then undertook higher surgical training in London on the prestigious UCH/Middlesex rotation. He completed an MSc in Sports Medicine at UCL during surgical training.

Following completion of training he undertook a high-volume fellowship at Stoke Mandeville Hospital covering all aspects of Foot and Ankle surgical reconstruction. He was also awarded a British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) Travelling Fellowship to work with Professor Hintermann in Switzerland. In addition, he was selected to complete an AO Trauma Surgery Fellowship at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.

He is currently Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage and QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City. Mr Johal undertakes consultations and operating lists at One Hatfield and Pinehill Hospitals in Hertfordshire and BMI Chiltern & Shelburne Hospitals in Buckinghamshire.

He has published and presented internationally and has a strong interest in teaching and training. He is currently the Lead for Education in the Orthopaedic Department at East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, which includes undergraduate teaching for University of Cambridge medical students. He is the Co-director of the Foot & Ankle Fellowship at the Lister Hospital.

Mr Johal has been invited to teach and demonstrate surgical techniques throughout Europe and has undertaken webinars for a global audience. He is also on the SICOT International Foot and Ankle Committee, responsible for educating surgeons around the world.

Qualifications and Degrees

BMedSci (1st Class Hons) University of Nottingham 2003
BMBS (Hons) University of Nottingham 2005
MRCS (Eng) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2007
MSc in Sports & Exercise Medicine, University College London 2012
FRCS (Tr & Orth) Royal College of Surgeons of England 2014

Professional Memberships

General Medical Council (GMC)
Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCS)
British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)
British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS)
Societe Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie (SICOT)

One Hatfield Hospital

Hatfield Avenue

Hatfield AL10 9UA

Ramsay Pinehill Hospital

Benslow Lane


BMI Chiltern Hospital

London Rd, Great Missenden

HP16 0EN

BMI Shelburne Hospital

Queen Alexandra Rd

High Wycombe HP11 2TR

Spire Harpenden

Ambrose Lane, Harpenden

Hertfordshire AL5 4BP

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