Dr Malcolm Johnston


Consultant Radiologist

Main Speciality


Sub Speciality

Interventional Radiology, Vascular Radiology, Renal imaging, Abdominal radiology, Spinal imaging

Clinical interests

Vascular and Non-vascular intervention (peripheral vascular disease, fibroid embolization, vertebroplasty, oncology venous access/complex biopsy service). Body CT, general ultrasound.

Current memberships

Royal College of Radiologists
British Society of Interventional Radiology
Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology Society of Europe

Professional Profile

Dr Malcolm Johnston is a consultant radiologist at Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals and at Western Sussex Hospitals.

He is also a senior lecturer and lead for radiology education at Brighton and Sussex Medical School.

He trained in radiology at the Royal Free Hospital in London before undertaking a specialist fellowship in Interventional  Radiology in Vancouver, Canada.

He has been a consultant since 2005 and is the Regional Clinical Lead for Interventional Radiology with particular interests in vascular, hepatobiliary and uro-intervention. He has recently published research on complex biopsy techniques, vascular intervention and is the lead investigator on fibroid embolization and renal artery stenting trials. He has a strong commitment to undergraduate and postgraduate medical education and is on the education committee of the British Society of Intervention Radiology.

Personal Interests

Dr Johnston is a keen musician, playing the violin and piano, and until recently was the conductor of the Hampstead Symphonia and Chorus. He has had a number of orchestral and choral compositions performed. He is a keen mountain biker and golfer, and is a qualified ski instructor.