Peter J 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)

Regional Variation in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in the United States: The PHA Registry.
(2023 Sep 8)
Ann Am Thorac Soc
Fling C, De Marco T, Kime NA, Lammi MR, Oppegard LJ, Ryan JJ, Ventetuolo CE, White RJ, Zamanian RT, Leary PJ, PHAR Investigators

Associations of Histamine Metabolites with Disease Severity and Mortality in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
(2023 Sep 5)
Ann Am Thorac Soc
Peplinski BS, Buber J, Gharib SA, Pi H, Raftery D, Leary PJ

Large Vessel Vasculitis in a Young Woman with EIF2AK4-associated Pulmonary Capillary Hemangiomatosis/Pulmonary Veno-Occlusive Disease.
(2023 Sep 1)
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 208(5): e29-e31
Michailidou D, Chen DL, Collins BF, George MP, Montani D, Rayner SG, Sirisak C, Leary PJ

Establishing a balloon pulmonary angioplasty program for chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension: A United States single-center experience.
(2023 May)
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

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