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    Bruce E. Johnson, MD

    Bruce E. Johnson, MD

    Top Doctor

    Chief Clinical Research Officer
    Institute Physician

    Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


    Thoracic Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-4790
    Appointment phone: 877-332-4294 (new); 617-632-6190 (established)
    Fax: 617-632-5786

    Preferred contact method: office phone
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    Medical Oncology

    Research Department

    Medical Oncology/Solid Tumor Oncology


    Non-small cell lung cancer, Small cell lung cancer, Genomic characterization, Mesothelioma

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Johnson received his MD from the University of Minnesota in 1979 and his postgraduate training at the University of Chicago and the National Cancer Institute. After serving at NCI, where he most recently headed the Lung Cancer Biology Section, he joined DFCI in 1999. He currently leads the Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center Lung Cancer Program and is the Chief Clinical Research Officer at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.


    Board Certification
    Medical Oncology, 1985
    Internal Medicine, 1982

    National Cancer Institute, Medicine

    University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, Internal Medicine

    Medical School
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis School of Medicine

    Recent Awards

    • Member of the Association of American Physicians, 2015
    • Fellow of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, 2012
    • American Association for Cancer Research Team Science Award, 2010
    • International Association for Study of Lung Cancer Scientific Award, 2009
    • The ASCO Cancer Foundation Translational Research Professorship, 2008-2013
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