Richard Johnston, MD, PhD

Richard Johnston, MD, is a urologist and robotic surgeon, with dual fellowships in treating urologic cancer and kidney stones. He sees adults with any urologic condition, including cancer of the kidney, prostate and bladder, as well as kidney stones (both surgical and medical management). He performs kidney-sparing robotic partial nephrectomies, as well as active surveillance of a wide range of conditions.

Dr. Johnston treats each patient with compassion and respect. He ensures that they have access to every state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment option available, and takes the time to discuss each option so patients can actively participate in their own care.

Name with degree:Richard Johnston, MD, PhD
Specialties: • Urologic Surgery
• Urology
Hospital affiliation: • St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma
Medical School:University of Auckland School of Medicine
Residencies:Royal College of Surgeons
Fellowships: • Cambridge University, England
• Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, WA


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