Timothy A. Connolly, MD

Pulmonology, Critical Care Medicine

Accepting New Patients

Timothy A. Connolly, MD

About Me

Dr. Timothy Connolly's areas of clinical interest include medical education, COPD, sleep apnea, asthma, advanced bronchoscopy and sports-related lung injuries. Over the years, he has participated in the care of elite athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, and NCAA as well as triathletes and regular 'weekend warriors.' He performs specialized bronchoscopic procedures such as endobronchial ultrasound, bronchial thermoplasty, cryotherapy, argon plasma coagulation, and implantation of endobronchial coils and valves for lung volume reduction as treatment for emphysema.

Dr. Connolly served as the clinical service chief for the Pulmonary Division at Houston Methodist Hospital from 2012-2015. He is currently the medical director of respiratory care services as well as a key faculty member for the pulmonary fellowship program.

Clinical Interests

  • Asthma
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Lung Biopsy/Surgery
  • Hyperbaric Medicine
  • Lung Volume Reduction
  • Medical ICU Patients
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Zephyr Endobronchial Valve System

Accepted Insurance Plans

Aetna Choice POS / Open Choice
Aetna HMO
Aetna PPO
AmeriGroup Medicaid StarPlus
Beech Street PPO
Blue Choice POS
Blue Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Best Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Choice PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Saver PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield Select Temp PPO
Blue Edge
Cigna PPO
Evolutions HealthCare PPO
First Health PPO
Galaxy Health Network PPO
Govt Emp Hospital Assoc PPO
Guardian Life PPO
Humana HMO / EPO
Humana POS & Preferred POS
Independent Medical Systems PPO (IMS)
Lubrizol PPO
Medcorp Southwest PPO
Medicus International
MultiPlan PPO
Mutual of Omaha PPO
PacifiCare PPO
PacificCare HMO
Providers Network of Amer PPO
USA Managed Care PPO
UnitedHealthcare EPO
UnitedHealthcare HMO
UnitedHealthcare POS
UnitedHealthcare PPO

Insurance plans may change. Please verify your plan is accepted when scheduling an appointment.


Internal Medicine - General Medicine
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Diseases
Critical Care
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 2002
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX | 1999
Critical Care Medicine - Houston, TX | 2006
Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine - Houston, TX | 2006
Sleep Medicine - Houston, TX | 2006
Georgetown University School of Medicine | 1998
  • Houston Methodist Hospital