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Interstitial Lung Disease

About our Practice

Interstitial lung diseases are characterized by persistent lung inflammation and scarring. The Johns Hopkins Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic provides state of the art clinical care, patient and physician education, and cutting edge research into the causes and treatments for this group of diseases. The clinic is devoted to the care of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and other forms of interstitial lung disease, such as autoimmune-associated ILD, bronchiolitis obliterans organizing pneumonia, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis. The clinic provides initial evaluations, secondary consultations and follow-up care.

The main Interstitial Lung Disease clinic is located in the Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center. In addition, we have a specialty clinic for patients with Myositis-associated ILD which is located at the Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus in the Myositis Center.

Our research program includes

  • Development of new treatments for pulmonary fibrosis
  • Clinical studies to improve the quality of life for patients with lung fibrosis
  • Clinical studies of autoimmune or collagen vascular ILD
  • Molecular and genetic basic science research into the causes of pulmonary fibrosis

Scheduling an Appointment

New Patients

Appointments can be made by calling 410-955-4176.

The following materials and records should be faxed to 410-614-1652:

  • A referral letter from your physician
  • Summary letters from all treating physicians and/or past pulmonary records and/or hospital discharge summaries
  • Recent laboratory results
  • Chest Radiographs (we request that the images be mailed to us on CD)
  • Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Lung biopsy slides, if available

Please arrive 30 minutes before your appointment to allow time for registration and vital signs.

Bring a copy of your insurance cards.

Bring your completed new patient information form.

Returning patients

Appointments can be made by calling 410-550-LUNG

Please arrive 15 minutes before your appointment.

You may also be asked to complete some additional forms to allow us to bill your insurance, to review your health, and help us know how you have been doing since your last visit.

Bring a copy of your insurance cards.

Rescheduling Appointments and Cancellations:

If you need to cancel or reschedule an appointment, please call us at 410 550-LUNG as soon as possible. This will allow us to schedule another patient who is waiting to be seen.

Traveling for Care?

Information for Out of State/International patients can be found by clicking here.


Clinic Location

Interstitial Lung Disease Clinic
Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center
7th Floor
601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287

Myositis Center
Johns Hopkins Asthma and Allergy Center
5501 Hopkins Bayview Circle
Baltimore, Maryland 21224-680

Directions To Our Clinic

For directions to the out-patient center and parking information, please follow this link.

Mailing address and administrative offices:

Please use this address to send your medical records or any other correspondence to us.

ILD/IPF Clinic
1830 E. Monument Street, 5th Floor
Baltimore, Maryland 21287

Phone:  410.955.4176
Fax:  410.614.1652
email: ILDHopkins@jhmi.edu


Our Physicians

Sonye K. Danoff, MD, PhD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Brian Garibaldi, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Maureen R. Horton, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Cheilonda Johnson, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Leann L. Silhan, MD
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Our Staff

Justine Corwin, CRNP
Nurse Practitioner

Tianzhi Mao
Research Technician

Nadine Rattray
Administrative Coordinator