Luis Huerta

Title(s)Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine (Clinician Educator)
SchoolKeck School of Medicine of Usc
AddressIRD 720 2020 Zonal Avenue
Health Sciences Campus
los angeles CA 90033
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    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TNBA05/2007Biology
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TNMD05/2011Doctor of Medicine
    University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA06/2014Residency in Internal Medicine
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TNMS08/2018Clinical Investigation
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN10/2018Fellowship in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine
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    American Thoracic Society2018American Thoracic Society Abstract Scholarship

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    Dr. Luis “Quique” Huerta earned his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and completed residency training in internal medicine at the University of Virginia. He then completed fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

    Currently, he is a clinical assistant professor of medicine at the Keck School of Medicine of USC specializing in both pulmonary medicine and critical care medicine. He has an active outpatient clinic treating pulmonary diseases including asthma, bronchiectasis, chronic cough, COPD, lung nodules, nontuberculous mycobacterial infections, pulmonary embolism, and sarcoidosis, among others. He is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary medicine, and critical care medicine.

    Dr. Huerta is an active researcher. His interests include clinical research in the ICU with a particular focus on ICU infections.

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    1. Establishing a Cohort and a Biorepository to Identify Biomarkers for Early Detection of Lung Cancer: The Nashville Lung Cancer Screening Trial Cohort. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2021 07; 18(7):1227-1234. Lakhani DA, Chen SC, Antic S, Muterspaugh A, Cook C, Liu N, Shujat H, Jouan S, Winston B, Fields K, Wenstrup J, Block SL, Hinton A, Miller A, Atmajoana S, Helton JT, Patel K, Balar AB, Brewer K, Nag S, Singh R, Disher A, Huerta L, Fremont R, Rickman O, Chen H, Eisenberg R, Sandler KL, Paulson A, Walker RC, Shah C, Smith GT, Landman B, Deppen S, Grogan EL, Aldrich MC, Massion PP. PMID: 33400907; PMCID: PMC8328369.
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    2. Six-minute walk distance in healthy young adults. Respir Med. 2020 Apr - May; 165:105933. Halliday SJ, Wang L, Yu C, Vickers BP, Newman JH, Fremont RD, Huerta LE, Brittain EL, Hemnes AR. PMID: 32308201; PMCID: PMC7174378.
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    3. Pathologic Difference between Sepsis and Bloodstream Infections. J Appl Lab Med. 2019 01; 3(4):654-663. Huerta LE, Rice TW. PMID: 31639733.
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    4. Factors associated with recurrence and mortality in central line-associated bloodstream infections: a retrospective cohort study. Crit Care. 2018 Oct 26; 22(1):266. Huerta LE, Nelson GE, Stewart TG, Rice TW. PMID: 30367638; PMCID: PMC6204025.
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    5. Heterogeneity of Treatment Effect by Baseline Risk in a Trial of Balanced Crystalloids versus Saline. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 09 15; 198(6):810-813. McKown AC, Huerta LE, Rice TW, Semler MW, Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group. PMID: 29897785; PMCID: PMC6222466.
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    6. Validation of a Sequential Organ Failure Assessment Score using Electronic Health Record Data. J Med Syst. 2018 Sep 14; 42(10):199. Huerta LE, Wanderer JP, Ehrenfeld JM, Freundlich RE, Rice TW, Semler MW, SMART Investigators and the Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group. PMID: 30218383; PMCID: PMC6261278.
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    7. Randomized Trial of Apneic Oxygenation during Endotracheal Intubation of the Critically Ill. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Feb 01; 193(3):273-80. Semler MW, Janz DR, Lentz RJ, Matthews DT, Norman BC, Assad TR, Keriwala RD, Ferrell BA, Noto MJ, McKown AC, Kocurek EG, Warren MA, Huerta LE, Rice TW, FELLOW Investigators, Pragmatic Critical Care Research Group. PMID: 26426458; PMCID: PMC4803060.
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