Dr. Julie Philley studied medicine at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, completed her Internal Medicine residency in Baltimore, Maryland at the Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital program, and her fellowship at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. She is board certified in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. She also serves as the Chair of the Department of Medicine. She is a native East Texan growing up in Overton and returning to Tyler in 2012 to continue her research efforts in nontuberculous mycobacterial disease and bronchiectasis. Her other academic pursuits include advancing educational opportunities in health care and epidemiology of mycobacterial disease in the state of Texas.

Education & Training

University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Fellow in Pulmonary and Critical Care
National Jewish Health Mycobacterial Fellowship, 2012
Johns Hopkins University/Sinai Hospital Internal Medicine Residency, 2009
University of Houston Medical School, 2006
Texas Women's University

Research Interests

Clinical research in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis and nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease (NTM)

Publication Highlights

Philley JV, DeGroote MA, Honda JR, Chan MM, Kasperbauer S, Walter ND, Chan ED. Treatment of Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease. Curr Treat Options Infect Dis. 2016 Dec;8(4):275-296.
Philley JV, Kannan A, Griffith DE, Devine MS, Benwill JL, Wallace RJ Jr, Brown-Elliott BA, Thakkar F, Taskar V, Fox JG, Alqaid A, Bains H, Gupta S, Dasgupta S. Exosome secretome and mediated signaling in breast cancer patients with nontuberculous mycobacterial disease. Oncotarget. 2017 Mar 14;8(11):18070-18081.
Philley JV, Wallace RJ Jr, Benwill JL, Taskar V, Brown-Elliott BA, Thakkar F, Aksamit TR, Griffith DE. Preliminary Results of Bedaquiline as Salvage Therapy for Patients With Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease. Chest. 2015 Aug;148(2):499-506.
Brown-Elliott BA, Philley JV. Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria. Microbiol Spectr. 2017 Jan;5(1).