The London Clinic


  • Respiratory medicine
  • General medicine

Sub specialties

  • General respiratory medicine

Clinical interests

  • Chronic cough
  • Respiratory infections including tuberculosis
  • Interstital lung disease including sarcoidosis
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Lung cancer (diagnosis)

Professional profile

Dr Johnson is a Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Whittington Hospital, London. He appears as one of the three respiratory consultants listed in Tatler Magazine's 'Britain's 250 Best Private Doctors'.
He is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Royal Free and University College Medical School, London. He was formerly Honorary Consultant to St Luke's Hospital for the Clergy.
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He has previously chaired the 'Standards of Care' Committee, and been a Member of both the Executive and the Council of the British Thoracic Society.
He has previously worked part-time as an advisor for the National Clinical Assessment Service. He qualified in 1970 at St Bartholomew's Hospital Medical School, London, where he won a number of Undergraduate prizes. He progressed through respiratory and general medical training at the Royal Brompton, Hammersmith, Royal Free and Middlesex Hospitals.
Following this, he became Senior Lecturer (Consultant) at the Middlesex and University College Hospitals. He then moved to become Clinical Director of Medicine at the Whittington Hospital, and later became the Trust's Director of Research and Development. He has held posts of both Undergraduate and Post-Graduate Sub-Dean in the medical school.
He has published over a hundred papers in academic journals, and has written two text books - one for undergraduate medical students (Respiratory Medicine Pocket Consultant, Blackwell Science) and one for lawyers (Respiratory Disorders, Cavendish Publishing). He is cited in Debrett's Distinguished People of Today.
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Personal profile

Dr Johnson is married withfour adult children. Hisinterests include spending time with hisfamily anddoing DIY. He enjoysplaying golf andgoing to the theatre.
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Current posts

  • Consultant Respiratory Physician
    Whittington Health London
  • Consultant Physician
    King Edward 7 Hospital London W.1
  • Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer
    University College School of Medicine

Medical training

Year qualified
  • St Bartholomew's Hospital, London EC1

Ages treated

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Clinic location

37a Devonshire Street, London, W1G 6QA

Clinic times

Tuesday: 10am - 5pm
Thursday: 8.30am - 5pm


Caroline Holliday
0207 224 2016