Erin Lowery
Assistant Professor
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Pediatric Pulmonology
Bronchiectasis, Asthma, Lung Transplantation, Cystic Fibrosis
Loyola Center for Health at Oakbrook Terrace
Board Certifications
Critical Care - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine - General Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
Pediatrics - General Cert: American Board of Pediatrics
Pulmonary Disease - Subspecialty Cert: AM Board of Internal Medicine
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.Disseminated Ureaplasma infection as a cause of fatal hyperammonemia in humans Science translational medicine 2015 ;7(284):284re3
Lowery,E. M.; Kuhlmann,E. A.; Mahoney,E. L.; Dilling,D. F.; Kliethermes,S. A.; Kovacs,E. J.Heavy alcohol use in lung donors increases the risk for primary graft dysfunction Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 2014 ;38(11):2853-2861
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Lowery,E.; Ramirez,L.; Gamelli,R. L.; Kovacs,E. J.Aspiration, Localized Pulmonary Inflammation, and Predictors of Early-Onset Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome after Lung Transplantation Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2013 ;217(1):90-100
Lowery,E. M.; Brubaker,A. L.; Kuhlmann,E.; Kovacs,E. J.The aging lung Clinical interventions in aging 2013 ;8:1489-1496
Davis,C. S.; Mendez,B. M.; Flint,D. V.; Pelletiere,K.; Lowery,E.; Ramirez,L.; Love,R. B.; Kovacs,E. J.; Fisichella,P. M.Pepsin concentrations are elevated in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after lung transplantation The Journal of surgical research 2013 ;185(2):e101-8
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.Cellular basis of tissue regeneration by omentum. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 2012 ;7(6):e38368
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Lowery,E.; Pittman,M.; Gagermeier,J.; Love,R. B.; Kovacs,E. J.Pulmonary immune changes early after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Journal of Surgical Research 2012 ;177(2):e65-73
Lowery,E. M.; Bemiss,B.; Cascino,T.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Forsythe,S. M.; Alex,C.; Laghi,F.; Love,R. B.; Camacho,P.Low vitamin D levels are associated with increased rejection and infections after lung transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2012 ;31(7):700-707
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.The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation. Surgery 2011 ;150(4):598-606
Davis,C. S.; Deburghgraeve,C. R.; Yong,S.; Parada,J. P.; Palladino-Davis,A. G.; Lowery,E.; Gagermeier,J.; Fisichella,P. M.Challenges in the diagnosis of 2009 H1N1 in a lung transplant patient and the long-term implications for prevention and treatment: a case report. Transplantation proceedings 2010 ;42(10):4295-4299
Davis,C. S.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C.; Lowery,E.; Kovacs,E. J.; Love,R. B.; Fisichella,P. M.A review of the potential applications and controversies of non-invasive testing for biomarkers of aspiration in the lung transplant population Clinical transplantation 2010 ;24(3):E54-61
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
Interests & Hobbies
Medical Missions and Outreach Work