Kirsten Johansen, MD, Nephrology, San Francisco, CA, UCSF Medical Center


NephrologySan Francisco, CA

Professor, Medicine, UCSF School of Medicine

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  • Dr. Kirsten Johansen, MD is a nephrologist in San Francisco, California. She is currently licensed to practice medicine in California and Minnesota. She is affiliated with San Francisco VA Medical Center and UCSF Medical Center.

Education & Training

  • UCSF
  • Massachusetts General Hospital
    Massachusetts General HospitalResidency
  • Duke University School of Medicine
    Duke University School of MedicineMedicalSchool

Certifications & Licensure

  • MN State Medical License
    MN State Medical License 2018 - 2021
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 1994 - 2020
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Nephrology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Data Support Group II Gadolinium-Based Contrast Use in Advanced Kidney DiseaseFebruary 05, 2020
  • Survival Rates Are Improving for Individuals with Kidney FailureDecember 15, 2017
  • Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN)
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Grant Support

  • Prevalence And Impact Of Frailty Among Dialysis PatientsNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2010–2011
  • Effects Of N-Acetylcystein On Muscle Fatigue In ESRDNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases2006–2007
  • Anabolic Steroids And Exercise In HemodialysisNational Center For Research Resources2004–2005
  • Nutritional/Functional Assessment Of Dialysis PatientsNational Center For Research Resources2000–2002
  • Anabolic Steroids And Exercise In HemodialysisNational Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases1999–2002
  • Effects Of Acidosis On Exercise Induced Muscle Protein SynthesisNational Center For Research Resources1999–2002
  • Factors Affecting Choice Of Types Of Hemodialysis AccessAgency For Healthcare Research And Quality2001

Hospital Affiliations