Department of Medicine

University of Pittsburgh

John J. Reilly, Jr., MD

Jack D. Myers Professor and Chair
1218 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-648-9641
Fax: 412-648-2117

Assistant: Rosemarie Catley
Assistant Email:

Key Publications

Matsuoka S, Washko GR, Yamashiro T, San Jose Estepar R, Diz A, Silverman EK, Hoffman E, Fessler HE, Criner GJ, Marchetti N, Scharf SM, Martinez FJ, Reilly JJ, Hatabu H. Pulmonary hypertension and computed tomography measurement of small pulmonary vessels in severe emphysema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010;181:218-25.

Washko GR, Martinez FJ, Hoffman EA, Loring SH, Estepar RS, Diaz A, Sciurba FC, Silverman EK, Han M, Decamp M, Reilly JJ. Physiologic and Computed Tomographic Predictors of Outcome from Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2009;3:3.

Washko GR, Dransfied MT,Estepar,R.S, .Diaz A,Matsuoka,S,Yamashiro T., Hatabu H., Silverman EK, Bailey W C. Reilly JJ. Airway Wall Attenuation: A Biomarker of Airway Disease in Subjects with COPD. J Appl Phys 2009 107: 185-91.

Reilly JJ. COPD and declining FEV1--time to divide and conquer? N Engl J Med 2008;359:1616-8.

Washko GR, Criner GJ, Mohsenifar Z, Sciurba FC, Sharafkhaneh A, Make BJ, Hoffman EA, Reilly JJ. Computed tomographic-based quantification of emphysema and correlation to pulmonary function and mechanics. COPD 2008;5:177-86.

Washko GR, Fan VS, Ramsey SD, Mohsenifar Z, Martinez F, Make BJ, Sciurba FC, Criner GJ, Minai O, Decamp MM, Reilly JJ. The Effect of Lung Volume Reduction Surgery on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2008; 177:164-9. PMCID: PMC2204077

Reilly J, Washko G, Pinto-Plata V, Velez E, Kenney L, Berger R, Celli B. Biological lung volume reduction: a new bronchoscopic therapy for advanced emphysema. Chest. 2007;131(4):1108-13.

Estepar RS, Washko GG, Silverman EK, Reilly JJ, Kikinis R, Westin CF. Accurate airway wall estimation using phase congruency. Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv Int Conf Med Image Comput Comput Assist Interv. 2006;9(Pt 2):125-34.

Kaplan RM, Ries AL, Reilly J, Mohsenifar Z. Measurement of health-related quality of life in the National Emphysema Treatment Trial. Chest. 2004;126(3):781-9.

National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. A Randomized Trial Comparing Lung-Volume–Reduction Surgery with Medical Therapy for Severe Emphysema NEJM 2003; 348:2059-2073

Ingenito EP, Loring SH, Moy ML, Mentzer SJ, Swanson SJ, Reilly JJ. Physiological characterization of variability in response to lung volume reduction surgery. J Appl Physiol 2003; 94(1):20-30

National Emphysema Treatment Trial Research Group. Patients at high risk of death after lung-volume-reduction surgery. New England J Med 2001; 345: 1075-83.

Ingenito EP, Loring SH, Moy ML, Mentzer SJ, Swanson SJ, Hunsaker A, McKee CM, Reilly JJ. Comparison of physiological and radiological screening for LVRS. AJRCCM. 2001;163:1068-73.

Loring SH, Leith DE, Connolly MJ, Ingenito EP, Mentzer SJ, Reilly JJ. Model of functional restriction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, transplantation, and lung reduction surgery. AJRCCM1999; 160:821-828.

Ingenito EP, Evans RB, Loring SH, Kaczka DW, Rodenhouse JD, Body SC, Sugarbaker DJ, Mentzer SJ, DeCamp MM, Reilly JJ. Relation between preoperative inspiratory lung resistance and the outcome of lung-volume-reduction surgery for emphysema. N Eng Jl Med 1998; 338: 1181-1185.

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