Chris Johansen MD named Head of Breast Imaging

Amanda FloecknerNews

Chris Johansen MD recently joined Skagit Radiology and was named Head of Breast Imaging for Island Hospital, where his work is based.

Dr. Johansen earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Minnesota-Minneapolis School of Medicine in 2004. He interned at Deaconess Hospital, Spokane, WA, and fulfilled his diagnostic-radiology residency in 2010 at the Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, where he served as Chief Resident of the Mayo Radiology Program from 2007-09. He was awarded a Breast Imaging fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, which he completed in 2011.

Dr. Johansen came to Skagit Radiology and Island Hospital following seven years as Director of Breast Imaging at Kingman Regional Medical Center, AZ.

Dr. Johansen has presented to the Radiologic Society of North America and American Hospital Association, and his articles have appeared in several medical trade publications. He is a member of the American Board of Radiology and the Society of Breast Imagers to the American College of Radiology.

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