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James J. Laughlin, MD


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Dr. Laughlin was born in Dayton, Ohio, and has been a Hoosier since age 11. He graduated from Indiana University and the Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Pediatrics and a Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American College of Chest Physicians and a member of the American Thoracic Society. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the Indiana State Medical Association and the Monroe-Owen Medical Society. He currently serves on the AAP national Committee of Practice and Ambulatory Medicine.

Dr. Laughlin is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics for the Indiana University School of Medicine and enjoys teaching medical students. He is active in IU Health Bloomington Hospital Medical Staff leadership and is a past Chief of the Medical Staff and a past member of the IU Health Bloomington Hospital Board of Directors. He is a current member of the Bloomington Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. He is very involved in community and school efforts to improve the health of the children of Bloomington and serves on the MCCSC Health Wellness Committee and is Medical Consultant for MCCSC. He is Bloomington Medical Director of Pediatrics, Riley Physicians, a partner of IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians.

He has three sons, Bill, Charlie and John, and a daughter, Kelly. His hobbies include jogging, water sports, reading and eating. His wife, Catherine, is an Associate Professor in Applied Health Science at IU, and has two daughters, Olivia and Sophia.


Specialties & Details

  • Pediatrics
  • School of Medicine: Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
  • Fellowship: Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
Hospitals & Affiliations
  • IU Health Bloomington Hospital
  • IU Health Southern Indiana Physicians
  • Riley Physicians

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