Dr. James Patrick Herlihy MD Pulmonologist

Dr. James Herlihy is a pulmonologist in Houston, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and The Methodist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 30 years. Dr. Herlihy accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 17 doctors at St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital and one of 31 at The Methodist Hospital who specialize in Pulmonary Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pulmonologist: Critical Care Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

St. Luke's Episcopal Hospital
Ranked #46 in Pulmonology

The Methodist Hospital
Ranked #23 in Pulmonology

Education & Medical Training

Letterman Army Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1984–1987

Massachusetts General Hospital
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1991–1995

Georgetown University School of Medicine
Class of 1984

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 20 years in Pulmonary Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 19 years in Critical Care Medicine

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Publications & Presentations

Randomized, double-blind pilot study of transendocardial injection of autologous aldehyde dehydrogenase-bright stem cells in patients with ischemic heart failure.
Perin, E. C., Silva, G. V., Zheng, Y., Gahremanpour, A., Canales, J., Patel, D., Fernandes, M. R., Keller, L. H., Quan, X., Coulter, S. A., Moore, W. H., Herlihy, J. P., Willerson, J. T.

PleurX catheter for the management of refractory pleural effusions in congestive heart failure.
Herlihy, J.P., Loyalka, P., Gnananandh, J., Gregoric, I.D., Dahlberg, C.W., Kar, B., Delgado, R.M.

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation using the TandemHeart System's catheters.
Herlihy, J.P., Loyalka, P., Jayaraman, G., Kar, B., Gregoric, I.D.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS New Mexico PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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