Dr. Robert M Tighe MD Internist

Dr. Robert Tighe is an internist in Durham, North Carolina and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Duke University Hospital and Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Tennessee College of Medicine and has been in practice for 12 years. He is one of 357 doctors at Duke University Hospital and one of 72 at Durham Veterans Affairs Medical Center who specialize in Internal Medicine.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Internist: General Internal Medicine

Education & Medical Training

Boston University Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 2002–2005

Duke University Hospital
Fellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 2006–2009

University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Class of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Critical Care Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Pulmonary Disease

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

Publications & Presentations

Genes of Innate Immunity and the Biological Response to Inhaled Ozone.
Li, Z., Tighe, R. M., Feng, F., Ledford, J. G., Hollingsworth, J. W.

NAD(P)H:quinone oxidoreductase 1 protects lungs from oxidant-induced emphysema in mice.
Potts-Kant, E.N., Li, Z., Tighe, R.M., Lindsey, J.Y., Frush, B.W., Foster, W.M., Hollingsworth, J.W.

Ozone Inhalation Promotes CX3CR1-Dependent Maturation of Resident Lung Macrophages That Limit Oxidative Stress and Inflammation.
Tighe, R.M., Li, Z., Potts, E.N., Frush, S., Liu, N., Gunn, M.D., Foster, W.M., Noble, P.W., Hollingsworth, J.W.

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