John Reynard trained in Oxford and London, completed research in Bristol and did his higher surgical training in London and New Zealand before returning to Oxford. He is a Consultant Urological Surgeon based at the Churchill Hospital in Oxford, Honorary Senior Lecturer in the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences in the University of Oxford, Head of Clinical Governance for the Division of Surgery and Oncology, Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust and Visiting Consultant Urologist to the National Spinal Injuries Centre at Stoke Mandeville Hospital.
He is a member of Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England. He is a founding member of the Oxford Stone Group and provides a specialist clinical stone service at The Churchill Hospital. He has been at the forefront of training surgeons and other healthcare workers in techniques to reduce error in healthcare (so called Human Factors Training). He also holds a Masters degree in Medical Law and Ethics, is a co-author of Urology and the Law with Professor Richard Notley and James Badenoch QC, has a large medicolegal practice acting on instruction from Claimant Solicitors, the Medical Defence Union and NHSLA and has acted as an expert witness in The Royal Courts of Justice, at the GMC and in the Coroner’s Court.