Radiology Personnel

Guy Johnson, M.D., Pharm.D

Assistant Professor
Interventional Radiology

Education

Dr. Johnson is a UW assistant professor in the Department of Radiology, interventional radiology section. He is an expert in minimally invasive image-guided procedures. His research interests include minimally invasive treatments for liver cancer including ablation and catheter-based treatments. He also has a special interest in a procedure called prostate artery embolization to help men with symptoms from BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia). 

Dr. Johnson received his bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the University of Washington. He went on to study pharmacy and earn a Pharm. D. from the UW before receiving his M.D. from New York Medical College. He returned to Seattle to do his radiology residency and interventional radiology fellowship at the UW.

Recent Publications

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Prospective Trial Using Internal Pair-Production Positron Emission Tomography to Establish the Yttrium-90 Radioembolization Dose Required for Response of Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Chan K., Alessio A., Johnson G., Vaidya S., Kwan S., Monsky W., Wilson A., Lewis D., Padia S.
International Journal of Radiation Oncology Biology Physics. 2018 Jun:358-365

Toward consensus reporting of radiation-induced liver toxicity in the treatment of primary liver malignancies: Defining clinically relevant endpoints
Chapman T., Bowen S., Schaub S., Yeung R., Kwan S., Park J., Yu L., Harris W., Johnson G., Liou I., Nyflot M., Apisarnthanarax S.
Practical Radiation Oncology. 2018 May:157-166

Hepatotoxic Dose Thresholds by Positron-Emission Tomography After Yttrium-90 Radioembolization of Liver Tumors: A Prospective Single-Arm Observational Study
Chan K., Alessio A., Johnson G., Vaidya S., Kwan S., Monsky W., Wilson A., Lewis D., Padia S.
CardioVascular and Interventional Radiology. 2018 Apr:1-10

An interventionalist’s guide to hemoptysis in cystic fibrosis
Monroe E., Pierce D., Ingraham C., Johnson G., Shivaram G., Valji K.
Radiographics. 2018 Mar:624-641

Value of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Percutaneous Gastrostomy: A Double-Blind Randomized Trial
Ingraham C., Johnson G., Albrecht E., Padia S., Monroe E., Perry B., Dobrow E., Hippe D., Valji K.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2018 Jan:55-61.e2

Safety and efficacy outcomes of embolization in hepatic sarcomas
Pierce D., Johnson G., Monroe E., Loggers E., Jones R., Pollack S., Padia S.
American Journal of Roentgenology. 2018 Jan:175-182

An interventionist’s guide to endocrine consultations
Monroe E., Carney B., Ingraham C., Johnson G., Valji K.
Radiographics. 2017 Jul:1246-1267

Segmental Yttrium-90 Radioembolization versus Segmental Chemoembolization for Localized Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Results of a Single-Center, Retrospective, Propensity Score–Matched Study
Padia S., Johnson G., Horton K., Ingraham C., Kogut M., Kwan S., Vaidya S., Monsky W., Park J., Bhattacharya R., Hippe D., Harris W.
Journal of Vascular and Interventional Radiology. 2017 Jun:777-785.e1

Radiofrequency hyperthermia-enhanced herpes simplex virus-thymidine kinase/ganciclovir direct intratumoral gene therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma
Wang J., Shi Y., Bai Z., Li Y., Qiu L., Johnson G., Zhang F., Yang X.
International Journal of Hyperthermia. 2017 Feb:170-177

Classification of hepatocellular carcinoma stages from free-text clinical and radiology reports
Yim W., Kwan S., Johnson G., Yetisgen M.
AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium. 2017 Jan:1858-1867