Beverly Johnson Biography

Beverly Johnson MD, MS is the director of Rheumatology at Jacobi Medical Center and North Central Bronx Hospital. Dr. Johnson is a board certified rheumatologist and internist. She trained in rheumatology at Hospital for Special Beverly_JohnsonSurgery and for internal medicine at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. Her undergraduate and medical degrees are both from Brown University, and she has a masters of epidemiology from Columbia Mailman School of Public Health. Dr. Johnson previously worked at Urban Health Plan, a federally qualified health center in the south Bronx. Dr. Johnson is bilingual in Spanish and English and is dedicated to providing quality care to underserved communities. She is particularly interested in lupus and is proud to work as a volunteer with the S.L.E. Lupus Foundation to give talks in the community for lupus patients, their families and friends. Dr. Johnson is working to make Jacobi Hospital a center of excellence for lupus care.

1-Johnson BK, Goodman SM, Alexiades MM, Figgie MP, Demmer RT, Mandl LA. Patterns and associated risk of perioperative use of anti-tumor necrosis factor in patients with rheumatoid arthritis undergoing total knee replacement. Journal of Rheumatology 2013 May; 40(5): 617-23.
2-Johnson B, Santana V, Schupf N, Tang MX, Stern Y, Mayeux R, Lee JH. The heritability of abstract reasoning in Carribean Latinos with familial Alzheimer disease. Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders October 2007; 24 (6): 411-7.