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pediatric surgeon

Paul Robert Vellacott Johnson, British pediatric surgeon. Achievements include Performed first islet autotransplant in United Kingdom. Recipient Peter-Paul Rickham Prize, Bitish Association of Paedaitric Surgeons, 1997; grantee, Diabetes Research and Wellness Foundation, England, 2004.


Johnson, Paul Robert Vellacott was born on August 5, 1964 in London. Son of Alan and Esther Johnson.


Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, University Leicester, England, 1988. Doctor of Medicine, University Leicester, England, 2001. Master of Arts (honorary), University Oxford, 2002.


House officer Leicester Royal infirmary, England, 1988—1999. Lecturer in surgery University Leicester, 1993—1996, demonstrator in anatomy, 1999—2000. Senior house officer Leicester and Derby Hospitals, 1990—1993.

Specialist registrar in pediatrics surgery John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, 1996—1998. Chief registrar pediatrics surgery Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia, 1998—1999. Senior registrar in pediatrics surgery Great Ormond St. Hospital Children, London, 1999—2000.

Director islet transplant program University Oxford, England, since 2002, reader in pediatrics surgery, since 2001. Consultant pediatrics surgery John Radcliffe Hospital, since 2001. Fellow St. Edmund Hall Oxford University.


  • Achievements include Performed first islet autotransplant in United Kingdom.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.


Fellow: Royal College Surgeons Edinburgh (life), Royal College Surgeons England (life. Member specialist advisory committee in pediatric surgery 2001-2004, Hunterian professorship 1998). Member: Pancreatic Society Great Britain and Ireland (licentiate), International Pancreas and Islet Transplant Association (life.

Co-secretary since 2004), British Association Pediatrics Surgeons (life. Chairman research committee since 2003).


Married Hilary Joy Ellacott, July 21, 1990. Children: Thomas David, Abigail Tilly.

Alan Johnson

Esther Johnson

Hilary Joy Ellacott

Thomas David Johnson

Abigail Tilly Johnson