James D. Cury, M.D.

James D. Cury M.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Department of Medicine
Business Phone: (904) 244-4075
Business Email: james.cury@jax.ufl.edu

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Clinical Profile

Specialties
  • Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Interests
  • Clinical Special Interests: Asthma, COPD

Publications

2022
Curvularia Pneumonia Presenting as a Mass-Like Lesion.
Cureus.14(6):e25933-[DOI] 10.7759/cureus.25933.[PMID] 35844350.
2022
Racial-ethnic Differences in Reasons for Misuse of Prescription Medications Among US Adults.
Journal of addiction medicine.16(4):470-474[DOI] 10.1097/ADM.0000000000000932.[PMID] 34775440.
2020
Patient-related factors may influence nursing perception of sleep in the Intensive Care Unit.
PloS one.15(1):e0226323-[DOI] 10.1371/journal.pone.0226323.[PMID] 31905204.
2019
A case-report of successful use of thromboelastography to manage anticoagulation therapy in a patient with concomitant catastrophic antiphospholipid syndrome and heparin-induced thrombocytopenia.
Blood coagulation & fibrinolysis : an international journal in haemostasis and thrombosis.30(4):171-175[DOI] 10.1097/MBC.0000000000000810.[PMID] 31090599.
2019
Impact of unfavorable factors on outcomes among inoperable stage II-IV Nonsmall cell lung cancer patients treated with proton therapy.
Acta oncologica (Stockholm, Sweden).58(3):313-319[DOI] 10.1080/0284186X.2018.1546060.[PMID] 30656994.
2019
Pulmonary Function after Proton Therapy for Hodgkin Lymphoma.
International journal of particle therapy.5(3):1-4[DOI] 10.14338/IJPT-18-00040.1.[PMID] 31788502.
2018
An unusual case of hypercapnic respiratory failure.
Respiratory medicine case reports.25():327-329[DOI] 10.1016/j.rmcr.2018.10.016.[PMID] 30406012.
2018
Diagnostic accuracy of echocardiography combined with chest CT in pulmonary hypertension.
The clinical respiratory journal.12(3):948-952[DOI] 10.1111/crj.12610.[PMID] 28063199.
2017
A case of worsening pulmonary arterial hypertension and pleural effusions by bosutinib after prior treatment with dasatinib.
Pulmonary circulation.7(4):808-812[DOI] 10.1177/2045893217733444.[PMID] 28914582.
2017
Association between aspirin use and deep venous thrombosis in mechanically ventilated ICU patients.
Journal of thrombosis and thrombolysis.44(3):330-334[DOI] 10.1007/s11239-017-1525-x.[PMID] 28717966.
2017
Operator dependent factors implicated in failure of non-invasive positive pressure ventilation (NIPPV) for respiratory failure.
The clinical respiratory journal.11(6):901-905[DOI] 10.1111/crj.12434.[PMID] 26663322.
2016
A Phase 2 Trial of Concurrent Chemotherapy and Proton Therapy for Stage III Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Results and Reflections Following Early Closure of a Single-Institution Study.
International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics.95(1):517-522[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2015.11.004.[PMID] 26774428.
2016
Skin rash in the intensive care unit: Stevens-Johnson syndrome, toxic epidermal necrolysis, or a rare manifestation of a hidden cutaneous malignancy: A case report.
Molecular and clinical oncology.4(3):413-415[DOI] .[PMID] 26998294.
2015
A Large Pleural Effusion following Abdominal Aortic Surgery.
Case reports in pulmonology.2015():254010-[DOI] 10.1155/2015/254010.[PMID] 26635989.
2015
An unusual case of postpartum dyspnea.
Chest.147(2):e38-e43[DOI] 10.1378/chest.14-0841.[PMID] 25644914.
2015
Broncholithiasis presenting as bronchiectasis and recurrent pneumonias.
BMJ case reports.2015():-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2014-209035.[PMID] 26106172.
2015
Is There Any Association between PEEP and Upper Extremity DVT?
Critical care research and practice.2015():614598-[DOI] 10.1155/2015/614598.[PMID] 25922762.
2015
Predicting the Need for Upfront Combination Therapy in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension.
Journal of cardiovascular pharmacology and therapeutics.20(4):395-400[DOI] 10.1177/1074248414568195.[PMID] 25613465.
2015
Predicting the Need for Upfront Dual Therapy in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
Journal of Investigative Medicine.63(2):410-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2015
Severe Hyponatremia Due to Valproic Acid Toxicity.
Journal of clinical medicine research.7(9):717-9[DOI] 10.14740/jocmr2219w.[PMID] 26251688.
2015
Use of pulmonary arterial hypertension-specific therapy in non-WHO group I pulmonary hypertension.
Southern medical journal.108(1):51-7[DOI] 10.14423/SMJ.0000000000000217.[PMID] 25580759.
2014
An unusual case of iatrogenic haemoptysis.
BMJ case reports.2014():-[DOI] 10.1136/bcr-2014-204673.[PMID] 25008338.
2013
Approach to acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Annals of thoracic medicine.8(2):71-7[DOI] 10.4103/1817-1737.109815.[PMID] 23741267.
2013
Characteristics and outcomes of cocaine-related spontaneous intracerebral hemorrhages.
ISRN neurology.2013():124390-[DOI] 10.1155/2013/124390.[PMID] 23533805.
2013
Diagnostic yield of EBUS-TBNA for the evaluation of centrally located peribronchial pulmonary lesions.
Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology.20(2):107-12[DOI] 10.1097/LBR.0b013e3182903d86.[PMID] 23609243.
2013
Methacholine PC20 in African Americans and whites with asthma with homozygous genotypes at ADRB2 codon 16.
Pulmonary pharmacology & therapeutics.26(3):342-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.pupt.2013.01.009.[PMID] 23384627.
2013
Rapidly Reversible Cardiomyopathy
Journal of Investigative Medicine.61():390-[DOI] .[PMID] .
2013
Safety and accuracy of semirigid pleuroscopy performed by pulmonary fellows at a major university hospital: our initial experience.
Journal of bronchology & interventional pulmonology.20(3):213-23[DOI] 10.1097/LBR.0b013e31829aeac7.[PMID] 23857195.
2012
A rare cause of hypoxia in a patient with liver cirrhosis.
Respiratory medicine case reports.6():5-6[DOI] 10.1016/j.rmcr.2012.07.001.[PMID] 26029592.
2012
Echocardiographic findings and their impact on outcomes of critically ill patients with AIDS in the era of HAART.
Pulmonary medicine.2012():575793-[DOI] 10.1155/2012/575793.[PMID] 22567277.
2012
Pulmonary Hypertension Secondary to COPD.
Pulmonary medicine.2012():203952-[DOI] 10.1155/2012/203952.[PMID] 22973510.
2012
Selective nodal irradiation of regionally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer with proton therapy and IMRT: A dosimetric comparison.
Thoracic cancer.3(2):169-174[DOI] 10.1111/j.1759-7714.2011.00100.x.[PMID] 28920295.
2011
First case of Legionella pneumophila native valve endocarditis.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases.15(8):e576-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.ijid.2011.04.007.[PMID] 21641261.
2011
Poorly treated or unrecognized GERD reduces quality of life in patients with COPD.
Digestive diseases and sciences.56(7):1976-80[DOI] 10.1007/s10620-010-1542-5.[PMID] 21221789.
2011
Proton radiation therapy offers reduced normal lung and bone marrow exposure for patients receiving dose-escalated radiation therapy for unresectable stage iii non-small-cell lung cancer: a dosimetric study.
Clinical lung cancer.12(4):252-7[DOI] 10.1016/j.cllc.2011.03.027.[PMID] 21726825.
2011
Protons safely allow coverage of high-risk nodes for patients with regionally advanced non-small-cell lung cancer.
Technology in cancer research & treatment.10(4):317-22[DOI] .[PMID] 21728388.
2011
Retrosternal abscess after trigger point injections in a pregnant woman: a case report.
Journal of medical case reports.5():403-[DOI] 10.1186/1752-1947-5-403.[PMID] 21859491.
2011
What's new in critical illness and injury science? Managing acute respiratory distress syndrome is still a challenge.
International journal of critical illness and injury science.1(2):95-6[DOI] 10.4103/2229-5151.84787.[PMID] 22229130.
2010
A 62-year-old woman with dyspnea, leukocytosis, and diffuse ground-glass opacities.
Chest.137(6):1470-3[DOI] 10.1378/chest.09-2602.[PMID] 20525659.
2009
A hypotensive 22-year-old man with chest pain, cough, and an abnormal chest radiograph.
Chest.135(1):228-232[DOI] 10.1378/chest.08-0752.[PMID] 19136412.
2007
An unusual cause of postobstructive pneumonia.
Chest.131(3):930-933[DOI] 10.1378/chest.06-0866.[PMID] 17356116.
2006
Role of gastroesophageal reflux symptoms in exacerbations of COPD.
Chest.130(4):1096-101[DOI] .[PMID] 17035443.
2004
Bronchial stricture and hemoptysis in a woman with sickle cell anemia.
Chest.125(2):766-9[DOI] .[PMID] 14769762.
2001
A chest wall mass in a 73-year-old man.
Chest.120(6):2051-2[DOI] .[PMID] 11742940.
2001
Clinical course and outcome of patients admitted to an ICU for status asthmaticus.
Chest.120(5):1616-21[DOI] .[PMID] 11713143.
1997
Tracheal deviation from an atypical mediastinal mass.
Chest.111(2):503-5[DOI] .[PMID] 9042005.
1995
Pharmacist-managed, physician-directed asthma management program reduces emergency department visits.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy.29(1):5-9[DOI] .[PMID] 7711346.
1992
Massive theophylline dosing in a heavy smoker receiving both phenytoin and phenobarbital.
The Annals of pharmacotherapy.26(3):334-6[DOI] .[PMID] 1472177.
1992
Successful medical therapy of Rhodococcus equi pneumonia in a patient with HIV infection.
Chest.102(5):1619-21[DOI] .[PMID] 1424910.
1991
Neutral proteinases of human mononuclear phagocytes. Cellular differentiation markedly alters cell phenotype for serine proteinases, metalloproteinases, and tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950).146(4):1286-93[DOI] .[PMID] 1991967.

Office Information

Academic Office
7th Floor, Clinical Center
655 West 8th Street, C54
Jacksonville, FL 32209
(904) 244-4075
james.cury@jax.ufl.edu
Administrative Manager
Lorraine Sims
(904) 244-4075
lorraine.sims@jax.ufl.edu
GME Office
4th Floor, Pavilion North
555 West 8th Street, P18
Jacksonville, FL 32206
Phone: (904) 244-1658
Fax: (904) 244-1681
james.cury@jax.ufl.edu
Program Coordinator
Sonya Newsome
(904) 244-1658
sonya.newsome@jax.ufl.edu

Education

Medical Degree
1981 · University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
Internal Medicine Residency
1984 · Barnes - Jewish Hospital, St Louis, MO, USA
Pulmonary Disease Fellowship
1988 · Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA
Critical Care Medicine Fellowship
1988 · Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA