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Dr. Nils Johnson, MD

Cardiovascular Diseases

Internal Medicine

Dr. Nils Johnson completed his undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and earned his medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York. He then completed his internal medicine residency and fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the ...

Dr. Nils Johnson completed his undergraduate degree at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, and earned his medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, New York. He then completed his internal medicine residency and fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, he also received a Master of Science degree in epidemiology and biostatistics from the Department of Preventive Medicine at Northwestern.

Board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, interventional Cardiology and nuclear cardiology, Dr. Johnson hasclinical interests that include determining when invasive cardiac catheterization, angioplasty (stent), or bypass surgery are necessary by using non-invasive tools like cardiac PET imaging or invasive tools like FFR and CFR.

His research with mentor Dr. Kenneth Lance Gould started in 1999 and focuses on clinical coronary physiology, from perfusion imaging to intracoronary hemodynamics. During the 2015-16 academic year, he spent a sabbatical emphasizing invasive coronary physiology with Dr. Nico Pijls at the Catharina Hospital in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Dr. Johnson served as the principal investigator for international trials in coronary physiology like CONTRAST (NCT02184117) and DEFINE-FLOW (NCT02328820). He lectures worldwide and has published numerous academic articles.

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Locations and Appointments

Call to make an appointment (832) 325-7211

Meet the Provider

Specialties
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology
Medical Education

Columbia University College of Physicians And Surg 2004

Languages Spoken
  • English
Fellowship

Northwestern University Medical School 2010

Affiliated Centers
  • Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center
Gender

Male

Internship & Residency

Northwestern University Medical School 2007

PCP Number

100000047443

Cities Served

Bellaire, Galena Park, Houston, Missouri City

Zip Codes Served

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Insurance Accepted

Insurance Providers
  • AARP Medicare Complete
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  • Aetna Medicare
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • AHI Healthlink
  • Amerigroup Chip
  • Amerigroup Star
  • Amerigroup Star Plus
  • Amerivantage
  • Beechstreet
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield Texas
  • Blue Exchange PPO
  • Cigna Most Benefit Plans
  • Coastal Comp Healthnetworks Work Comp
  • Community Health Choice
  • Community Health Choice Chip
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace Kelsey QHP
  • Community Health Choice Marketplace QHP
  • Community Health Choice Star
  • Coventry Health Care - PPO Network
  • Coventry Medicare Advantra
  • First Health - PPO Network
  • First Health Workers Comp
  • Galaxy Health Network
  • Healthsmart
  • Humana Most Benefit Plans
  • Humana Gold Choice PFFS
  • Humana Gold Plus HMO
  • Humana HMOx QHP Exchange
  • Humanachoice PPO Medicare
  • Independant Medical Systems
  • Medicaid Traditional
  • Medicare Traditional
  • Medicus International - PPO Network
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage HMO
  • Memorial Hermann Advantage PPO
  • Memorial Hermann Solutions
  • Multiplan
  • OccuNet PPO - PPO Network
  • Private Healthcare System
  • Reny Company Workers Comp
  • Superior Foster Care Program
  • United Healthcare Most Benefit Plans
  • United Healthcare Chip
  • United Healthcare Chronic Complete
  • United Healthcare Dual Complete
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United Healthcare Star
  • United Healthcare TXMMP
  • US Family Health Plan
  • USA Managed Care Organization - PPO Network
  • Wellcare
  • WorkLink Workers Comp

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