"I am delighted to join my good friend Phillip Tirman in Israel!"
Blake A. Johnson, MD, FACR
Medical Director and Director of Neuroimaging at Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota
Blake A. Johnson, M.D., F.A.C.R. is the Twin Cities Medical Director and Director of Neuroimaging at Center for Diagnostic Imaging (CDI). Before joining CDI in 1997, Dr. Johnson was chief of neuroradiology at David Grant USAF Medical Center. He also served as assistant clinical professor of radiology at the University of California, San Francisco.
Dr. Johnson has lectured at national and international conferences on a broad spectrum of central nervous system imaging topics and spine pain management. He is past president of the Clinical Magnetic Resonance Society and a Fellow of the American College of Radiology.
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. Dr. Johnson is a three-time recipient of the Editor’s Recognition Award for Distinction in Reviewing for Radiology.
Dr. Johnson reflects on some of the interesting sessions at RSNA.