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Mark C. Johnson, MD

Current Position
Associate Professor, Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Cardiology

Specialty Areas
Pediatric Cardiology

Patients Seen At
Medical Building Three
Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital
1020 N. Mason Road, Suite 110
Creve Coeur, MO  63141
Fax:   314-454-2561
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St. Louis Children's Hospital
One Children's Place, 2nd Floor, Suite D
St. Louis, MO  63110
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Mailing Address
Washington University School of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
660 S. Euclid, Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO  63110

Areas of Clinical Interest
Pediatric: angioplasty, congenital heart disease, cardiovasuclar disease, cardiac transplantation, hypertension, renal transplantation, balloon therapy

Board Certification
Pediatrics -- Certified
Pediatric Cardiology -- Certified

Medical Education
B.A.: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 1978
Medical School: Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD, 1982
Residency: Pediatrics, University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO, 1985
Fellowship: Pediatric Cardiology, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, 1994
Hospital Affiliations
Barnes-Jewish Hospital
Missouri Baptist Medical Center
St. Louis Children's Hospital

Honors and Awards
Listed in Best Doctors in America, 2005-2013 (Best Doctors, Inc.)

Selected or Recent Journal Articles
Zhu C, Zeng J, Tao J, Johnson MC, Schmidt-Krey I, Blubaugh L, Zhu Y, Gu Z, Xia Y. Kinetically controlled overgrowth of Ag or Au on Pd nanocrystal seeds: from hybrid dimers to nonconcentric and concentric bimetallic nanocrystals. J Am Chem Soc. 2012 Sep 26;134(38):15822-31. Epub 2012 Sep 17.

Nicol GE, Morrato EH, Johnson MC, Campagna E, Yingling MD, Pham V, Newcomer JW. Best practices: implementation of a glucose screening program based on diffusion of innovation theory methods. Psychiatr Serv. 2011 Jan;62(1):12-4.

Johnson MC, Kirkham FJ, Redline S, Rosen CL, Yan Y, Roberts I, Gruenwald J, Marek J, DeBaun MR. Left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic dysfunction in children with sickle cell disease are related to asleep and waking oxygen desaturation. Blood. 2010 Jul 8;116(1):16-21.

Johnson MC, Schneider CJ, Beck AM. Management of systemic hypertension in children and adolescents: an update. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2007 Oct;9(5):381-90.

Gazit AZ, Singh GK, Shumway J, Johnson MC, Ludomirsky A. Fetal cardiac rhabdomyoma: a sheep or a wolf? J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2007 Apr;20(4):343-8.

Holt DB, Moller JH, Larson S, Johnson MC. Primary pulmonary vein stenosis. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Feb 15;99(4):568-72. Epub 2007 Jan 2.

Johnson MC, Wood M, Vaughn V, Cowan L, Sharkey AM. Interaction of antibiotics and warfarin in pediatric cardiology patients. Pediatr Cardiol. 2005 Sep-Oct;26(5):589-92.

Nicolas RT, Hills C, Moller JH, Huddleston CB, Johnson MC. Early outcome after Glenn shunt and Fontan palliation and the impact of operation during viral respiratory season: analysis of a 19-year multi-institutional experience. Ann Thorac Surg. 2005 Feb;79(2):613-7; discussion 617.

Zhang PL, Santos JM, Newcomer J, Pelfrey BA, Johnson MC, de Erausquin GA. Impact of atypical antipsychotics on quality of life, self-report of symptom severity, and demand of services in chronically psychotic patients. Schizophr Res. 2004 Nov 1;71(1):137-44.

Kort HW, Balzer DT, Johnson MC. Resolution of right heart enlargement after closure of secundum atrial septal defect with transcatheter technique. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2001 Nov 1;38(5):1528-32.

Johnson MC, Sekarski TJ, Balzer DT. Echocardiographic prediction of left-to-right shunt with atrial septal defects. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2000 Nov;13(11):1038-42.

Blackmon GM, Johnson MC 2nd, Plotkin E. Rapidly progressive extensive subcutaneous emphysema associated with an implantable intratracheal oxygen catheter. Chest. 1998 Mar;113(3):834-6.

Johnson MC, Hing A, Wood MK, Watson MS. Chromosome abnormalities in congenital heart disease. Am J Med Genet. 1997 Jun 13;70(3):292-8.

Fox-Dewhurst R, Alberts MK, Kajikawa O, Caldwell E, Johnson MC 2nd, Skerrett SJ, Goodman RB, Ruzinski JT, Wong VA, Chi EY, Martin TR. Pulmonary and systemic inflammatory responses in rabbits with gram-negative pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1997 Jun;155(6):2030-40.

Boyle EM Jr, Pohlman TH, Johnson MC, Verrier ED. Endothelial cell injury in cardiovascular surgery: the systemic inflammatory response. Ann Thorac Surg. 1997 Jan;63(1):277-84. Review.

For more articles and abstracts, take this off-site link to the National Library of Medicine Pub Med page for Dr. Mark C. Johnson.

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