Matthew Johnston, MD, is a fellowship-trained thoracic surgeon with Orlando Health UF Health Cancer Center. He is certified in laparoscopic surgery by the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons.
After graduating magna cum laude with a bachelor&rsquo,s degree in chemistry from the University of South Florida Honors College, Dr. Johnston earned his medical degree from Florida State University College of Medicine, Tallahassee. He went on to complete a general surgery residency with Orlando Health and a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where he has served as an instructor in thoracic surgery.
Dr. Johnston was an inaugural member of the Collaborative Quality Advisory Council at Orlando Health. He is a third-generation thoracic surgeon, has been published in American Surgeon, and has presented studies at annual medical conferences. He is a member of the American College of Surgeons and the Golden Key International Honor Society.