Erin Lowery, MD, MS

Erin Lowery, MD, MS


Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Associate Professor

Languages Spoken


Clinical Expertise

  • Advanced Lung Disease
  • Asthma
  • Lung Transplant

About Dr. Lowery


Medical Education

Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center - Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
  • Loyola University Medical Center - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pediatrics
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty, Pediatrics


  • Cut-Point Levels of Phosphatidylethanol to Identify Alcohol Misuse in a Mixed Cohort Including Critically Ill Patients Afshar, M.; Burnham, E. L.; Joyce, C.; Clark, B. J.; Yong, M.; Gaydos, J.; Cooper, R. S.; Smith, G. S.; Kovacs, E. J.; Lowery, E. M., Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research
  • Increased risk of PTLD in lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis Lowery, E. M.; Adams, W.; Grim, S. A.; Clark, N. M.; Edwards, L.; Layden, J. E., Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society
  • Disseminated Ureaplasma infection as a cause of fatal hyperammonemia in humans Bharat, A.; Cunningham, S. A.; Scott Budinger, G. R.; Kreisel, D.; DeWet, C. J.; Gelman, A. E.; Waites, K.; Crabb, D.; Xiao, L.; Bhorade, S.; Ambalavanan, N.; Dilling, D. F.; Lowery, E. M.; Astor, T.; Hachem, R.; Krupnick, A. S.; DeCamp, M. M.; Ison, M. G.; Patel, R., Science translational medicine
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  • Heavy alcohol use in lung donors increases the risk for primary graft dysfunction Lowery, E. M.; Kuhlmann, E. A.; Mahoney, E. L.; Dilling, D. F.; Kliethermes, S. A.; Kovacs, E. J., Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research
  • Aspiration Localized Pulmonary Inflammation, and Predictors of Early-Onset Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome after Lung Transplantation, Fisichella, P. M.; Davis, C. S.; Lowery, E.; Ramirez, L.; Gamelli, R. L.; Kovacs, E. J., Journal of the American College of Surgeons
  • Pepsin concentrations are elevated in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after lung transplantation Davis, C. S.; Mendez, B. M.; Flint, D. V.; Pelletiere, K.; Lowery, E.; Ramirez, L.; Love, R. B.; Kovacs, E. J.; Fisichella, P. M., The Journal of surgical research
  • The aging lung Lowery, E. M.; Brubaker, A. L.; Kuhlmann, E.; Kovacs, E. J., Clinical interventions in aging
  • Cellular basis of tissue regeneration by omentum. Shah, S.; Lowery, E.; Braun, R. K.; Martin, A.; Huang, N.; Medina, M.; Sethupathi, P.; Seki, Y.; Takami, M.; Byrne, K.; Wigfield, C.; Love, R. B.; Iwashima, M., PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource]
  • Low vitamin D levels are associated with increased rejection and infections after lung transplantation. Lowery, E. M.; Bemiss, B.; Cascino, T.; Durazo-Arvizu, R. A.; Forsythe, S. M.; Alex, C.; Laghi, F.; Love, R. B.; Camacho, P., Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary immune changes early after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Fisichella, P. M.; Davis, C. S.; Lowery, E.; Pittman, M.; Gagermeier, J.; Love, R. B.; Kovacs, E. J., Journal of Surgical Research
  • The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation. Fisichella, P. M.; Davis, C. S.; Lundberg, P. W.; Lowery, E.; Burnham, E. L.; Alex, C. G.; Ramirez, L.; Pelletiere, K.; Love, R. B.; Kuo, P. C.; Kovacs, E. J., Surgery
  • A review of the potential applications and controversies of non-invasive testing for biomarkers of aspiration in the lung transplant population Davis, C. S.; Gagermeier, J.; Dilling, D.; Alex, C.; Lowery, E.; Kovacs, E. J.; Love, R. B.; Fisichella, P. M., Clinical transplantation
  • Challenges in the diagnosis of 2009 H1N1 in a lung transplant patient and the long-term implications for prevention and treatment: a case report. Davis, C. S.; Deburghgraeve, C. R.; Yong, S.; Parada, J. P.; Palladino-Davis, A. G.; Lowery, E.; Gagermeier, J.; Fisichella, P. M., Transplantation proceedings