Faculty & Staff bios

Gary Johnston, DVM, MS, DACVR

Professor of Radiology

College of Veterinary Medicine

E-Mail: gjohnston@westernu.edu

Phone: 469-5644


Diplomate American College of Veterinary Radiology 1980
Residency certificate, Veterinary Radiology, University of Minnesota 1979
MS, Veterinary Surgery and Radiology, University of Minnesota 1979
Internship certificate, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, University of Minnesota 1975
DVM, Washington State University 1974

Teaching Experience

•Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology, 1980
•Faculty, Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, University of Minnesota, 1979-1996
•Faculty, Department of Veterinary and Comparative Anatomy, Pharmacology and Physiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1996-1999
•Faculty, Western University of Health Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, 1999 - present


The student is a product of our dedication and commitment to the profession of veterinary medicine. My goal is to provide the best learning experience and environment for the student to become a lifelong learner and a credit to our profession and Western University of Health Sciences.

Research Interest

•Urology and radiology and the use of imaging techniques to localize and characterize disease.




•Phi Zeta Society, 1975
•Veterinary Radiology Society
•American Veterinary Medical Association
•California Veterinary Medical Association