Philip L. Johnson, M.D.
Dr. Philip L. Johnson is Professor and Chairman of Radiology at The University of Kansas Hospital. He is board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and subspecialty certified in Vascular and Interventional Radiology. Dr. Johnson has 20 years of experience in the field of interventional radiology. Prior to becoming the Chair of Radiology, he served as the Director of Interventional Radiology and the Director of the Interventional Radiology Fellowship.
Dr. Johnson received his medical degree from The University of Kansas School of Medicine. He completed radiology residency and was Chief Resident at Baptist Medical Center in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. After residency he completed a fellowship in Neuroradiology at The University of Wisconsin.
He specializes in minimally invasive image-guided procedures. His clinical experience includes all aspects of basic and advanced interventional radiology procedures. These procedures include arterial and venous angioplasty and stent placement, aortic stent graft placement, thrombolysis, embolization, chemoembolization, radioembolization, microwave ablation therapy for cancer, mediport and dialysis access, hepatic/biliary and urologic interventional procedures, abscess drainages and percutaneous biopsies. Dr. Johnson has special expertise and interest in the management of liver disease, biliary disease, portal hypertension, hepatic malignancy.
Dr. Johnson has authored or co-authored over 75 scientific articles, abstracts, scientific posters and book chapters. In addition, he has presented numerous oral scientific presentations and has been an invited lecturer in regional and national conferences. Additionally, he serves as a manuscript reviewer for the Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology and the American Journal of Radiology. He is also a Board Examiner for the American Board of Radiology.
Dr. Johnson is a member of the Society of Interventional Radiology, American College of Radiology, Radiological Society of North America, American Society of Neuroradiology, Society of Chairman of Academic Radiology Departments, Radiology Leadership Institute and the American Roentgen Ray Society. He is also a member and former President of the Mid-America Interventional Radiology Society and the Greater Kansas City Radiological Society.
Throughout his career, Dr. Johnson has been dedicated to innovation and advancement of the field of Interventional Radiology. Moreover, Dr. Johnson is committed to compassionate, expert, state of the art care for his patients. He is recognized regionally and nationally for his care of patients and expertise in interventional radiology. He has been featured numerous times as Best Doctors in America, Kansas City Super Doctor and Kansas City Best Doctors list by the Kansas City Business Journal.
During his free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys sports, traveling and spending time with his family.