Erin P. Herlihy M.D.

Erin P. Herlihy M.D.

Bio

Dr. Herlihy is a UW assistant professor of ophthalmology and a physician at Seattle Children's. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Loyola…

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Patient Care Philosophy

A fun and nonthreatening environment is essential in engaging children and their families to participate in their eye care. Children are not just little adults.

Personal Interests

Running, skiing, baking, hiking and traveling.

Clinical Interests

Pediatric and adult strabismus; amblyopia; nasolacrimal disorders; pediatric cataracts; pediatric glaucoma; and systemic diseases that affect the eyes.

Research Interests

Dr. Herlihy’s research interests include investigating the pathogenesis of myopia and progressive axial length elongation in children, the systemic associations of divergence insufficiency in children and adults, and various treatments for amblyopia and infantile nasolacrimal duct obstruction.

Dr. Herlihy is a principal investigator in the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group, which is supported by the National Institutes of Health.

Education

InstitutionCredentialYear
Loyola University, Stritch SOMMedical education2003
Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical CenterInternship
Univ. of Michigan, Dept. of OphthalmologyFellowship
UW - Dept. of OphthalmologyResidency

DegreeDescriptionYear
MD2003

Board Certifications

CertificationSpecialtyYear
American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology2009
Dr. Herlihy is a UW assistant professor of ophthalmology and a physician at Seattle Children's. A graduate of the University of Notre Dame and Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, she completed her internship in Denver, followed by residency in ophthalmology at UW Medicine. She completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the University of Michigan’s Kellogg Eye Center.

Dr. Herlihy is a member of various local and national organizations, including the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and American Medical Association. She is board certified in ophthalmology.

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