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


7200 Cambridge St Ste 6A

Houston, Texas 77030



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

Sat Closed

Sun Closed

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.

Featured Updates

New Technology Gives Patients With COPD More Treatment Options

NOV 20, 2019

Chronic lower respiratory disease, or CLRD, is the fourth leading cause of death in the United States. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder, or COPD, is a form of CLRD. And while no cure exists for COPD, there are a number of effective treatments t...

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HIPEC: A 3-in-1 Approach to Treating Cancer

NOV 01, 2019

If you’ve ever dropped a glass on the floor, you may have responded by sweeping up the largest shards and then vacuuming to get the tiny pieces that remained. This is the general idea behind combining cytoreductive surgery and the HIPEC procedure for...

Read More Additional information about HIPEC: A 3-in-1 Approach To Treating Cancer | St. Luke's Health

Vaping and Your Lungs: What We Know so Far

OCT 28, 2019

As more cases of mysterious lung diseases appear in the news, doctors and researchers are turning their attention toward vaping, a trend that’s quickly gained popularity. Some are drawing comparisons between e-cigarettes and their tech-free predecess...

Read More Additional information about Vaping and Your Lungs: What We Know So Far | St. Luke's Health

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