Dr. James C. Johnston

Neurologist in the United States

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Dr. James C. Johnston is a board certified neurologist and attorney with a private consulting practice. He is also a partner in GlobalNeurology, and founder of the non-profit medical charity Global NeuroCare which is in Special Consultative Status with the United Nations ECOSOC.

Dr. James C. Johnston received his doctorate in medicine from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, completed a surgery internship at the same institution followed by a neurology residency at the Texas Medical Center in Houston. He also holds a doctorate of jurisprudence.

Dr. James C. Johnston is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine, a Fellow of the Australasian College of Legal Medicine, and affiliated with a number of professional organizations and societies including the American Academy of Neurology, the World Association for Medical Law, the Royal Society of Medicine and the New Zealand Law Society. He holds active medical and law licensure in several states, is admitted to the Supreme Courts of Texas and Washington, and serves as a Barrister of the High Court of New Zealand.

He has published over 85 peer-reviewed articles in journals such as Neurology, Journal of Child Neurology, Journal of Neurological Sciences, Surgery Journal, Journal of Legal Medicine, Medical Law International and others, as well as chapters in the leading textbooks on medical law.

  • Work
    • Global Neurology Consultants
  • Education
    • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston