Prof Rowena Johnson

Prof Rowena Johnson

Clinical radiology 06144648


  • Bupa Platinum consultant
  • Fee assured
  • Open Referral network
Bupa Platinum consultant
Fee assured
Open Referral network

Specialises in

  • Musculoskeletal
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound

About me

Professor Rowena Johnson is a Consultant Musculoskeletal Radiologist with expertise in diagnostic imaging and image guided treatments of elite athletes. She works with numerous international athletes and clubs including within the Premier League, Championship football, Lawn Tennis Association, British Olympic team, British Athletics, international rugby and cricket, and the Royal Ballet.

She holds the Chair of Sports Medicine Imaging at the Carnegie School of Sport, Leeds Beckett University which is the largest provider of sport in UK higher education.

She is experienced in international elite sports imaging including the Pan American and Para Pan American Games. She also treats adolescent athletes having worked at Great Ormond Street Hospital and Sick Kids, Toronto.

She has a wide breadth of experience also having worked at the University of Toronto Hospitals, and as a consultant at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Oxford University Hospitals. Her clinical practice covers all aspects of musculoskeletal imaging including trauma, spine abnormalities, bone and soft tissue tumours, bone infection and rheumatological conditions.

She has been appointed Chair and Clinical Lead of the Royal College of Radiologists Education. She oversees the clinical radiology annual congress, national and international meetings and the online education platform. She has also been appointed to the Royal College of Radiologists Faculty Board.

She has led iRefer, the Royal College of Radiologists’ flagship publication. This is an internationally recognised framework for patients to have the optimum investigation and intervention for all radiological specialties including musculoskeletal, and ensure high standards of care.

Areas of interest

Musculoskeletal MRI, CT, X-ray and Ultrasound; Image guided interventional treatments; Sports Injuries

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