David Johnstone, MD


"My goal is to provide each patient with a clear understanding of his/her illness and treatment choices available, arriving at the best possible decisions for each person. Clear communication with patients, families, and medical professionals is essential for good care and establishing trust."

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Cancer Care Center - Community Memorial Hospital

(414) 805-0505

Kraemer Cancer Center

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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

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  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certification

  • Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • Froedtert Hospital
  • Community Memorial Hospital
  • St. Joseph's Hospital - West Bend

Patient Ages Seen

  • Adult
  • Senior

Languages Spoken

  • English

Diseases & Conditions

  • Chest Wall Tumors
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Hiatal Hernia
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Mesothelioma
  • Motility Disorders
  • Thymoma and Thymic Tumors

Treatments & Services

  • Bronchoscopic Procedures
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Esophagectomy
  • Hiatal Hernia Surgery
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lung Volume Reduction Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Repair of Complex Hiatal Hernias
  • Tracheal Surgery

Clinic Locations

Heart and Vascular Center - Froedtert Hospital

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226
Phone:(414) 805-6000
Fax:(414) 805-8778
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Cancer Center - Community Memorial Hospital

W180 N8085 Town Hall Road
Menomonee Falls WI,  53051
Phone:(262) 251-1000
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Kraemer Cancer Center - West Bend

3200 Pleasant Valley Road
West Bend WI,  53095
Phone:(262) 836-7200
Fax:(262) 306-7851
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Cancer Center - Froedtert Hospital

9200 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee WI,  53226
Phone:(866) 680-0505
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Dr. Johnstone comes to Milwaukee from Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, where he was Director of the Comprehensive Thoracic Oncology Program and Chief of the Division of Thoracic Surgery.  He brings with him 20 years of experience in thoracic oncology, most notably, in the multidisciplinary management of lung cancer.

Education / Training
  • Doctor of Medicine - Northwestern University Medical School - Chicago, IL (1984)
  • Residency, General Surgery - Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center - New York, NY (1984-1989)
  • Residency, Cardiothoracic Surgery - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center & Cornell University Medical Center - New York, NY (1990-1992)

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