Peter Leary

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine



PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2018
Master Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2013
MD Medicine (MD), Johns Hopkins University, 2005



University of Washington Medicine
UW Medical Center, BB-1245 Box 356522
Seattle, WA 98195


Peter Leary is the Director of the Pulmonary Vascular Disease program, a board-certified pulmonologist, and an Associate Professor of Medicine in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine. His research is focused on identifying and targeting mechanisms that contribute to pulmonary hypertension and heart failure.


Research Interests

His research interests include heart failure, right ventricular adaptation, pulmonary vascular disease and epidemiology.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Establishing a balloon pulmonary angioplasty program for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: A United States single-center experience.
(2023 Mar 17)
Respir Med 211(): 107215
Carlozzi LN, Lee J, Barros LM, Buber Y, Chen DL, Mulligan M, Ordovas K, Ralph DD, Rayner SG, Leary PJ, Steinberg ZL

Transpulmonary amino acid metabolism in the sugen hypoxia model of pulmonary hypertension.
(2023 Jan)
Pulm Circ 13(1): e12205
Philip N, Pi H, Gadkari M, Yun X, Huetsch J, Zhang C, Harlan R, Roux A, Graham D, Shimoda L, Le A, Visovatti S, Leary PJ, Gharib SA, Simpson C, Santhanam L, Steppan J, Suresh K

Metabolomic Signatures Associated With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Outcomes.
(2023 Feb 3)
Circ Res 132(3): 254-266
Pi H, Xia L, Ralph DD, Rayner SG, Shojaie A, Leary PJ, Gharib SA

A World of Maximalist Medicine: Physician Perspectives on Palliative Care and End-of-life for Patients With Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
(2023 Apr)
J Pain Symptom Manage 65(4): e329-e335
Brown CE, Steiner JM, Leary PJ, Curtis JR, Engelberg RA

Circulating markers of inflammation and angiogenesis and clinical outcomes across subtypes of pulmonary arterial hypertension.
(2023 Feb)
J Heart Lung Transplant 42(2): 173-182
Hirsch K, Nolley S, Ralph DD, Zheng Y, Altemeier WA, Rhodes CJ, Morrell NW, Wilkins MR, Leary PJ, Rayner SG

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