Erin P. Herlihy M.D. Accepting new patients

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Eye care (optometry exams), Nasolacrimal disorders, Pediatric eye care (optometry exams), Strabismus




Erin Herlihy, M.D., is a board certified ophthalmologist at Seattle Children’s Hospital and co-director of the UW Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Fellowship Program at Children’s.

Dr. Herlihy is an active clinician, surgeon, teacher and researcher. She sees and operates on children with the spectrum of ocular disorders as well as adults with strabismus. She believes a fun and nonthreatening environment is essential in engaging children and their families to participate in their eye care.

Dr. Herlihy earned her M.D. from Loyola University. She is a principal investigator in the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group which is supported by the National Institutes of Health. She also is a peer reviewer for several internationally regarded ophthalmology journals and is a member of numerous professional organizations.

Personal Interests

Dr. Herlihy lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, baby and dog. Her pastimes include running, skiing, baking, hiking and traveling.
Loyola University, Stritch SOM

Medical education, 2003

UW - Dept. of Ophthalmology


Presbyterian/St. Luke Medical Center


Univ. of Michigan, Dept. of Ophthalmology



Board Certifications
  • Ophthalmology, 2009, American Board of Ophthalmology