Jerry A. Nick, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Jerry A. Nick, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Nick is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Professor Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program Rebecca Runyon Bryan Chair in Cystic Fibrosis Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Castle Connolly & 5280 Top Doctors 2023 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 35 Patient Ratings 5 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Bronchiectasis Treatment Program Cystic Fibrosis Program (Adult) Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) NTM Center of Excellence Specialties & Conditions Bronchiectasis Overview Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Research Areas Cystic Fibrosis (CF) Infectious Diseases Inflammation Related Clinical Trials Testing Blood’s Response to Foreign Substances Special Interests Research Interets Pulmonary inflammation, host response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa and nontuberculous mycobacteria. See More View Publications News & Videos National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories Launches Molecular Assay for NTM Drug Resist National Jewish Health and ProPatient Collaborate to take Cystic Fibrosis Education to the Next Leve Education Education 1985 - 1989 University of Washington School of Medicine (Seattle, WA), MD 1981 - 1985 Washington State University (Pullman, WA), BS, Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude Residency 1989 - 1992 University of Washington (Seattle, WA), Internal Medicine Fellowship 1993 - 1997 University of Colorado Denver, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Awards & Recognition 2014: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. Board Certification 1992, 2002: American Board of Internal Medicine 1997, 2007: ABIM- Critical Care 1996, 2005: ABIM- Pulmonary Publications Parks QM, Young RL, Poch KR, Malcolm KC, Vasil ML, Nick JA. Neutrophil enhancement of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development: human F-actin and DNA as targets for therapy. J Med Microbiol. 2009 Apr;58(Pt 4):492-502. Saavedra MT, Hughes GJ, Sanders LA, Carr M, Rodman DM, Coldren CD, Geraci MW, Sagel SD, Accurso FJ, West J, Nick JA. Circulating RNA transcripts identify therapeutic response in cystic fibrosis lung disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Nov 1;178(9):929-38. Smoak K, Madenspacher J, Jeyaseelan S, Williams B, Dixon D, Poch KR, Nick JA, Worthen GS, Fessler MB. Effects of liver X receptor agonist treatment on pulmonary inflammation and host defense. J Immunol. 2008 Mar 1;180(5):3305-12. Saavedra MT, Patterson AD, West J, Randell SH, Riches DW, Malcolm KC, Cool CD, Nick JA, Dinarello CA. Abrogation of anti-inflammatory transcription factor LKLF in neutrophil-dominated airways. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2008 Jun;38(6):679-88. Silva E, Arcaroli J, He Q, Svetkauskaite D, Coldren C, Nick JA, Poch K, Park JS, Banerjee A, Abraham E. HMGB1 and LPS induce distinct patterns of gene expression and activation in neutrophils from patients with sepsis-induced acute lung injury. Intensive Care Med. 2007 Oct;33(10):1829-39. Hospital Affiliations St. Joseph Hospital - DenverUniversity of Colorado Hospital Academic Affiliations 2011-present: Professor, Division of Pulmonary Science and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Teaching & Professional Positions 2008-Present: Rebecca Runyon Bryan Chair in Cystic Fibrosis 2005-Present: Director, University of Colorado Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through MyChart Sign in to your MyChart account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2257 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Confidence in your doctor 5 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.9 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Top notch providers, always good communication of advice and protocol. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. Nick is the best - always thoughtful and coming up with a great treatment plan no matter how difficult the problem. That is why I fly to Denver from Atlanta to see him. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. Nick was great; he asked good questions, was kind, attentive, and very knowledgable. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 I appreciated my care providers recommendation & explanation & also respecting my request to think about the plan of action & process what had been said. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2022 I waited a decent amount of time past my appointment time. After about 15 minutes with the doctor, a nurse tapped on the door to tell him that he was running late and needed to get to the next patient. This was frustrating considering he was late to me and my appointment was cut short to get to the next person.