Mr Johal is a Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon with a specialist interest in management of Foot and Ankle conditions.
After attending Colchester Royal Grammar School he obtained a First Class degree in Biomedical Science and graduated with Honours in Medicine from the University of Nottingham. He then undertook higher surgical training in London on the prestigious UCH/Middlesex rotation. He completed an MSc in Sports Medicine at UCL during surgical training.
Following completion of training he undertook a high volume fellowship at Stoke Mandeville Hospital covering all aspects of Foot and Ankle surgical reconstruction. He was also awarded a British Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (BOFAS) Travelling Fellowship to work with Professor Hintermann in Switzerland. In addition he was selected to complete an AO Trauma Surgery Fellowship at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
He is currently Consultant Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgeon at East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust at the Lister Hospital, Stevenage and QEII Hospital, Welwyn Garden City. Mr Johal undertakes consultations and operating lists at One Hatfield and Pinehill Hospitals in Hertfordshire and BMI Chiltern & Shelburne Hospitals in Buckinghamshire.
He has published and presented internationally and has a strong interest in teaching and training. He is currently the Lead for Education in the Orthopaedic department, which includes undergraduate teaching for University of Cambridge medical students. He is an also on the SICOT International Foot and Ankle Committee responsible for educating surgeons around the world.