Leonard Riley, MD

Leonard Riley, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine

Associate Program Director, Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellowship

UF Health Pulmonary – Medical Specialties – Medical Plaza

Email: elmer.riley@medicine.ufl.edu
TEL: 352-273-8737

MDRoss University Medicine
ResidencyUniversity of Kansas Medical CenterInternal Medicine
FellowshipUniversity of FloridaPulmonary & Critical Care Medicine


  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine

Clinical Interests:

  • Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterium (NTM)
  • Non-Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)

Board Certifications:

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Professional Societies:

  • American Thoracic Society
  • American College of Chest Physicians

Honors and Awards:

  • Chief Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, 2019-2020
  • Quality Improvement Chief Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care, 2018-2019
  • Chief Resident, Internal Medicine, 2016-2017


  • Riley LE, Lascano J. Gender and racial disparities in lung transplantation in the United States. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2021 Jun 12:S1053-2498(21)02349-4.
  • Riley L, Sutchu S, Lu L, Urbine D. Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia: An Asthma Mimicker. Am J Med. 2020 May;133(5):e199-e200.
  • Riley L, Lascano J. Clinical outcomes and survival following lung transplantation in patients with Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. Respir Med. 2020 Oct;172:106145.
  • Riley L, Urbine D. Chronic Silicosis with Progressive Massive Fibrosis. N Engl J Med. 2019;380(23):2256.
  • Riley L, Wang T, Ataya A. Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis (PAP). Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019;200(8):P16-P17.
  • Riley L, Brantly M, Ataya A. A Woman With Dyspnea and Bronchiectasis. JAMA. 2019;322(6):571–572
  • Ataya A, Riley L, Brantly ML. Serum Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor D in Cystic Lung Disease. JAMA. 2019;321(4):401–402
  • Riley L, Machuca T, Alnuaimat H, Ataya A. Migrated Endovascular Coil. An Unwelcome Guest. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019;200(3):384-385
  • Riley L, Alnuaimat H, Ataya A. Elevated Pulmonary Pressure-Get With the Right Group: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2018;178(10):1414-1415.
  • Riley LE, Chen GJ, Latham HE. Comparison of noninvasive blood pressure monitoring with invasive arterial pressure monitoring in medical ICU patients with septic shock. Blood Press Monit. 2017;22(4):202-207.