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Melissa L. Johnson, MD

Northwestern Medical Group
  • Internal Medicine
  • Oncology

BIOGRAPHY


Dr. Melissa Johnson is a thoracic oncologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology.

Dr. Johnson attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital. She completed her Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where she served one year as Chief Fellow.

In the summer of 2010, Dr. Johnson joined the Thoracic Oncology program on the faculty at Northwestern University. Her research interest includes investigating novel targeted therapies designed to inhibit lung cancer tumor growth and metastasis. Dr. Johnson also has a special interest in the genetic mutations which underlie racial variation in lung cancer development.

EDUCATION


  • Medical Education
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine - 2004
  • Residency
    New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell - 2007
  • Fellowship
    Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center - 2010

BOARD CERTIFICATION


  • Internal Medicine
  • Medical Oncology

PRIMARY LOCATION


Robert H. Lurie Cancer Center

675 N. St. Clair

Galter 21-100

Chicago, IL 60611

312-695-6189
Monday
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Friday
1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

CLINICAL INTERESTS


  • Lung Cancer
  • Mesothelioma
  • Targeted Therapies
  • Thymic Cancer

ACCEPTED INSURANCE


  • Aetna EPO
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna POS
  • Aetna PPO
  • Aetna US Healthcare HMO
  • BCBS Blue Advantage PPO
  • BCBS Classic Blue
  • BCBS PPO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Choice Supervalu PPO
  • Cigna EPO
  • Cigna HMO
  • Cigna POS
  • Cigna PPO
  • Coventry Health Plan PPO
  • Great West
  • HFN-Healthcares Finest Network
  • HealthLink
  • Humana ChoiceCare POS
  • Humana ChoiceCare PPO
  • Humana HMO
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PHCS EPO
  • PHCS POS
  • PHCS PPO
  • PNA (Preferred Network Access)
  • Preferred Plan PPO
  • TriCare(US Military Insurance)
  • Unicare PPO
  • Unicare PPO(Wellpoint Network)
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice
  • UnitedHealthcare Choice Plus
  • UnitedHealthcare Options PPO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select
  • UnitedHealthcare Select HMO
  • UnitedHealthcare Select Plus
  • Workmans Compensation