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Nils Johnson MD, MS

Nils P. Johnson MD, MS

Professor of Medicine and Weatherhead Distinguished Chair of Heart Disease, Weatherhead PET Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Hospital, Houston, Texas.

Dr. Nils Johnson is an academic cardiologist and Professor of Medicine at the University of Texas in Houston where he also holds the Weatherhead Distinguished Chair of Heart Disease. His research focuses on myocardial perfusion imaging using PET and cardiac hemodynamics using invasive pressure and flow sensors. Dr. Johnson served as the principal investigator for international trials in coronary physiology like CONTRAST (NCT02184117) and DEFINE-FLOW (NCT02328820).

Current projects include quantitative FFR pullbacks (PPG global registry, NCT04789317) and novel aortic valve physiology (SAVI-AoS, NCT04514250). He has lectured in 19 countries across 4 continents and contributed to over 180 publications.


Dr. Johnson's institution participated in the PPG Global Registry and thus received associated funding from CoreAalst.