Dr. Douglas Johnson MD
- Aerospace Medicine Rusk, TX
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Dr. Douglas Johnson, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Rusk, TX, with another office in Rusk, TX. He has 51 years of experience. His specialties include Aerospace Medicine. Dr. Johnson is affiliated with Rusk State Hospital. He speaks English.
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Specialties & Expertise
Dr. Douglas Johnson has the following 1 specialty and 1 board certification.
If you’re a pilot, flight attendant or astronaut, you may benefit from consulting with an aerospace medical physician. They specialize in health risks and conditions associated with traveling into abnormal air and space environments, usually caused by pressure and altitude changes or reduced oxygen levels. This includes hypoxia, ebullism and hypobaria.
Other areas of expertise include jet lag, dehydration and your body’s response to thermal stress, which can influence your decision making ability. More serious conditions might include G-induced loss of consciousness (known as G-LOC), spatial disorientation and space adaptation syndrome, a sickness common when your body is adjusting to weightlessness.
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