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 - Northwestern Memorial Hospital - Chicago

Melissa L. Johnson, MD

Oncology, Internal Medicine

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You may also call Northwestern Memorial's Physician Referral Department at 1.877.926.4NMH(4664) to arrange a new patient appointment.
Office Phone: 312-695-0990
Office Hours:
  • Monday:8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Friday:1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Clinical Interests

Lung Cancer, Thymic Cancer, Targeted Therapies, Mesothelioma

Education and Training

Medical Education:

University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine 2004


New York Presbyterian Hospital-Cornell 2007


Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 2010

Board Certification

Medical Oncology, Internal Medicine

Locations and Directions

675 N. St. Clair
Galter 21-100
Chicago, IL 60611 312-695-0990


Dr. Melissa Johnson is a thoracic oncologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and an Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology/Hematology.

Dr. Johnson attended medical school at the University of Pennsylvania and completed her Internship and Residency in Internal Medicine at the Weill Cornell Medical Center/New York Presbyterian Hospital. She completed her Fellowship in Medical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center where she served one year as Chief Fellow.

In the summer of 2010, Dr. Johnson joined the Thoracic Oncology program on the faculty at Northwestern University. Her research interest includes investigating novel targeted therapies designed to inhibit lung cancer tumor growth and metastasis. Dr. Johnson also has a special interest in the genetic mutations which underlie racial variation in lung cancer development.


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