Blake A. JOHNSON, MD, FACR
Dr. Johnson is currently the Medical Director at the Center for Diagnostic Imaging. He completed his undergraduate degree in physiology and his medical training at the University of Minnesota. After his radiology residency at David Grant Medical Center in California, he completed a two-year neuroradiology fellowship at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Arizona. He then joined the staff and was subsequently appointed Chief of Neuroradiology at David Grant Medical Center in California. Dr. Johnson also served as Assistant Clinical Professor of Radiology at the University of California, San Francisco, and subsequently as Associate Clinical Professor at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis.
Dr. Johnson has authored and co-authored numerous articles and book chapters on neuroradiology topics including brain and spine imaging. He also authored and coauthored several pieces on image-guided spine intervention. He lectures extensively on these areas of interest at several national and international forums. His contributions to organizations include serving on the ASSR Executive Committee, the ACR Committees on Economics, Human Resources, Coding and Nomenclature, the CMRS Board of Trustees, the ASNR Committee on Economics, ACR Commission on Neuroradiology and Magnetic Resonance, the ACR Expert Panel on Neuroimaging, the ASNR Research Committee, the ASNR Clinical Practice Committee, Chair of the ASNR Coding & Reimbursement Subcommittee and on the program committees of the ASNR and ASSR. He is past president of the Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society, a national imaging organization. Dr. Johnson is a three-time recipient of the Editor’s Recognition Award for Distinction in Reviewing for Radiology. In 2010 he was inducted as a fellow of the American College of Radiology.