Erica Herzog, MD

Specialty

Critical Care Medicine, Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease Medicine

Conditions & Treatments

Chronic Obstruct Pulm Disease/COPD, Lung Disease, Sarcoidosis


Phone
(203) 785-4198
Accepting New Patients

Biography

Dr. Herzog received her Bachelor's and MD degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After residency in Internal Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center in NY, NY, Dr. Herzog came to Yale to pursue fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. During this time she also obtained her PhD in Investigative Medicine from Yale's graduate school of arts and sciences. Upon her graduation in 2005 Dr. Herzog joined faculty in the department of Internal Medicine in 2006, first as an instructor and then as assistant professor.

Dr. Herzog's laboratory focuses on:
* The relationship between chronic inflammation,
* Neuronal guidance proteins, and lung fibrosis in a variety of fibrosing lung diseases including IPF,
* Scleroderma and sarcoidosis.

Her unique translational approach to these diseases combines transgenic murine modeling and bioengineering with studies of primary human cells. Current areas of focus in the Herzog lab include the role of Semaphorin 7a/Plexin C1 signaling pathway in interstitial lung disease and how CD4+ T lymphocytes recruited from the blood regulate the fibrogenic phenotype of monocyte derived cells such as macrophages and fibrocytes. A third and related area involves the development of these areas as peripheral blood biomarkers of disease activity in IPF and scleroderma as well as in pulmonary sarcoidosis.

Gender

Female

Language(s)

English

Affiliated With

Yale Medicine

Locations

Education & Training

Education

University of North Carolina;Yale University School of Medicine

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Yale School of Medicine

Accepted Insurance

Insurance coverage regularly changes, please contact the doctor’s office directly to verify that your specific insurance plan is accepted.

  • aetna
  • anthem bc/bs
  • berkeley care network
  • cigna healthcare
  • community care network
  • connecticare
  • corvel
  • first health network
  • focus healthcare
  • great west
  • husky
  • medicaid
  • medicare
  • multiplan
  • oxford health plans
  • railroad medicare
  • tricare/champus
  • united healthcare
  • us family health plan
  • wellcare