Dr. Meshell D. Johnson MD Pulmonologist

Dr. Meshell Johnson is a pulmonologist in San Francisco, California and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center. She received her medical degree from UCSF School of Medicine and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Johnson accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 7 doctors at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital and one of 16 at San Franciso Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Education & Medical Training

University of Washington
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1993–1997

UCSF School of Medicine
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 18 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 13 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 11 years in Critical Care Medicine

CA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

LPS-Stimulated Cytokine Production in Type I Cells is Modulated by the Renin-Angiotensin System.
Wong, M.H., Chapin, O.C., Johnson, M.D., Girardi, M., Glusac, E.J.

Adenosine regulation of alveolar fluid clearance.
Factor, P., Mutlu, G.M., Chen, L., Mohameed, J., Akhmedov, A.T., Meng, F.J., Jilling, T., Lewis, E.R., Johnson, M.D., Xu, A., Kass, D., Martino, J.M., Bellmeyer, A., Albazi, J.S., Emala, C., Lee, H.T., Dobbs, L.G., Matalon, S.

Functional ion channels in pulmonary alveolar type I cells support a role for type I cells in lung ion transport.
Johnson, M.D., Bao, H., Helms, M.N., Chen, X., Tigue, Z., Jain, L., Dobbs, L.G., Eaton, D.C.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Oklahoma
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Harvard Pilgrim HMO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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