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Baylor Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center - Houston, TX

7200 Cambridge St Ste 6A,
Houston, Texas 77030

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

The first comprehensive, multi-specialty Lung Institute in Texas, the Baylor Medicine Lung Institute at Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center uses advanced technology and the latest research to accurately diagnose and effectively treat patients with complex lung disease. At the forefront of innovation and research, and combined with excellence in clinical care, we offer patients unique access to new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. 

Our multidisciplinary team includes internationally renowned specialists in surgery, medical oncology, pulmonary medicine, radiation oncology, and radiology. A collaborative approach to treatment means that patients have more options for a course of treatment. 

The institute’s holistic care for patients and families includes a spiritual care team, social workers, physical therapists, and dietitians. Patient navigators help patients and their families handle the stress of illness while encouraging patients to take an active role in their care plans.

Nationally Recognized in Pulmonology & Lung Surgery

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center was designated high performing in both Pulmonology & Lung Surgery and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) by U.S. News & World Report for 2020-21. Our team leads in the advancement of multiple areas of thoracic surgery, from lung cancer and mesothelioma surgical techniques to employing new methods in treating advanced COPD

Expert Care for Respiratory Conditions

Comprehensive care is available for conditions that affect the lungs, esophagus, and chest wall, including:

Meet Dr. James Herlihy, Chief of Critical Care

James Herlihy, MD, Baylor St. Luke’s chief of critical care, is a nationally renowned, award-winning pulmonologist. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine before completing his residency in internal medicine at Letterman Army Medical Center. He then went on to complete his postdoctoral fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at Harvard Medical School.

He has since been named among the Top Pulmonary Specialists in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report, a Top Doctor in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine by Houstonia Magazine, and Super Doctor in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine by Texas Monthly Magazine. He has also received Baylor College of Medicine’s Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellow Award for Teaching Clinical Excellence, as well as the Baylor St. Luke's Innovation Award for the development of the ICU model of care, including the Mobile ICU Program.

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