Kenneth Johnson | Centre for Veterinary Education

Kenneth Johnson


Kenneth is a graduate of the University of Sydney where he also completed his Masters and PhD degrees on arthrodesis and bone marrow stem cell, in addition to development to locked nailing techniques. After completing a residency in surgery at Colorado State University, he later held academic appointments at University of Wisconsin, University of Bristol, and Ohio State University. Research on osteoarthritis, locked nailing of fractures, greyhound stress fractures and locking implants are among his interests.  He served as President of AOVET, and is the author of more than 100 peer reviewed publications, 30 book chapters, as well as several books including the new fifth edition of Piermattei's Surgical Approaches to Bones and Joints.  In addition he is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Veterinary and Comparative Orthopaedics and Traumatology.  Just recently he was given the WSAVA/Hills Pet mobility award for his contributions to clinical research in orthopaedics in dogs and cats.