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Katherine (Kate) T. Johnston, MD


Not Accepting New Patients



Primary Care


Clinical Interests
  • Breast Health, Breast Cancer Prevention and Risk Reduction
  • Cancer Survivorship Care
  • Preventive medicine
  • Women's health care
  • Adult primary care medicine
  • General internal medicine
Medical Education
  • MD, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
  • Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|Residency, Boston Medical Center
Board Certifications
  • Internal Medicine
  • Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Existing Patients
Patient Gateway
Insurances Accepted
  • Aetna Health Inc.
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - ACD
  • AllWays Health (NHP) - PBO
  • Beech Street
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Care 65
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Managed Care
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield - Partners Plus
  • BMC HealthNet Mass Health MCO/ACO
  • Cigna (PAL #'s)
  • Commonwealth Care Alliance
  • Fallon Community HealthCare
  • Great-West Healthcare (formally One Health Plan)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - ACD
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Plan - PBO
  • Health Care Value Management (HCVM)
  • Humana/Choice Care PPO
  • Maine Community Health Options (MCHO)
  • MassHealth
  • Medicare
  • Medicare - ACD
  • OSW - Maine
  • OSW - New Hampshire
  • OSW - Rhode Island
  • OSW - Vermont
  • Private Health Care Systems (PHCS)
  • Senior Whole Health
  • TriCare
  • Tufts Health Plan
  • Unicare
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - ACD
  • United Healthcare (non-HMO) - PBO
  • Well Sense Pediatrics

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.

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Research & Publications

Research Summary
My primary research focus is in medical education, specifically improving the feedback and assessment provided to medical students and residents. 
  1. Potter, J, Johnston, K.  Sexuality and intimacy after cancer [chapter 57].  In: Davis M, Feyer P,Ortner P, Zimmermann C, editors. Supportive oncology, 1st Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier; February 9, 2011.
  2. Johnston K, Potter J.  Fertility assessment and preservation: a practical guide for clinicians caring for cancer survivors [chapter 58].  In: Davis M., Feyer P, Ortner P, Zimmermann C, editors. Supportive oncology, 1st Edition. Philadelphia: Elsevier; February 9, 2011

News & Events

  • Staying healthy and well

    Nearly 100 people attended the Midlife Women’s Health Community Conference on May 10. The event, in the O’Keeffe Auditorium, focused on the specific changes in the health of women at midlife and was free for patients, staff and members of the hospital community.


  • Cancer Screening in Women Age 50 and Beyond

    Kate Johnston MD, MA, MSc, FACP, an internist at the Mass General Women’s Health Associates, discusses the importance and implications of cancer screenings for women as they age. Dr. Johnston reviews screening methods for breast, cervical and colon cancers. This presentation is a part of the Midlife Women's Health Center's annual community conference.


Women's Health Associates
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114-2696
Phone: 617-724-6700

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