Search the Health Library
Get the facts on diseases, conditions, tests and procedures.
I Want To...
I Want To...
Find Research Faculty
Enter the last name, specialty or keyword for your search below.
Peter B Terry, M.D.
Professor of Medicine
Expertise: Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine
Research Interests: End-of-life medical decision making; Medical ethics
Request an Appointment
I live in Maryland
Request an appointment through My
I live outside of Maryland
I live outside of the United States
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Asthma and Allergy Center
Baltimore, MD 21224 map
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
Appointment Phone: 410-955-3467
601 N. Caroline St.
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
The Johns Hopkins Hospital
1830 E. Monument Street
1830 Building 5th Floor Pulmonary
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Dr. Peter B. Terry is a professor of medicine and an associate professor of anesthesiology and critical care medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He holds a joint appointment in environmental health sciences at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His areas of clinical expertise include pulmonary disease and critical care medicine.
Dr. Terry received his medical degree from the St. Louis University School of Medicine. His internship and residency in internal medicine were completed at the University of Connecticut and at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. His fellowship in pulmonary and critical care medicine was completed at Johns Hopkins and the Mayo Clinic. In 1993, he completed a master’s degree in philosophy with a concentration in bioethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University. Dr. Terry has been a faculty member of the Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions since 1975.
He is past chairman of the Johns Hopkins Hospital Ethics Committee and he teaches ethics to the Department of Medicine housestaff.
- Professor of Medicine
- Associate Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
Departments / Divisions
- MD; Medicine, Saint Louis University School of Medicine (1968)
- University of Connecticut School of Medicine / Medicine (1970)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (1973)
- Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Diseases (1974)
- Unknown / Pulmonary Diseases (1975)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (1973)
- American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (1976)
Research & Publications
Selected PublicationsView all on Pubmed
Terry PB, Pearse DB. "When right is redundant." Chest. 2015 Jun;147(6):e238. doi: 10.1378/chest.15-0204. No abstract available.
Garibaldi BT, West NE, Illei PB, Terry PB. "Bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia following a jalapeño grease fire." Chest. 2015 Feb;147(2):e31-3. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-1338.
Daugherty Biddison EL, Gwon H, Schoch-Spana M, Cavalier R, White DB, Dawson T, Terry PB, London AJ, Regenberg A, Faden R, Toner ES. "The community speaks: understanding ethical values in allocation of scarce lifesaving resources during disasters." Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Jun;11(5):777-83. doi: 10.1513/AnnalsATS.201310-379OC.
Sharma RK, Hughes MT, Nolan MT, Tudor C, Kub J, Terry PB, Sulmasy DP. Family understanding of seriously-ill patient preferences for family involvement in healthcare decision making. J Gen Intern Med. 2011 Aug;26(8):881-6. doi: 10.1007/s11606-011-1717-6. Epub 2011 Apr 16. PMID: 21499822
Nolan MT, Hughes MT, Kub J, Terry PB, Astrow A, Thompson RE, Clawson L, Texeira K, Sulmasy DP. "Development and validation of the Family Decision-Making Self-Efficacy Scale." Palliat Support Care. 2009 Sep;7(3):315-21. doi: 10.1017/S1478951509990241.
Activities & Honors
- Past Chairman, Johns Hopkins Hospital Ethics Committee