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 5280 Top Doctors 2021 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 4.8 out of 5 stars 48 Patient Ratings 7 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 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 Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2257 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 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 4.7 Friendliness 4.8 Provider explained things clearly 4.6 Spoke using clear language 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.9 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.8 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– August, 2021 He is great! Really shows me what is going on from past years until now. Took time to answer ALL of my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Good demeanor, thorough and complete National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 *Dr. Nick is very thorough and carefully listens to patient's concerns. His whole team is very caring. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I've had some great doctors in the past for [my condition], but being a patient at NJH is just another (higher) level of care. They spend the time to ensure I've understood everything and always have ensured I receive the best care. Everyone on the team is the best I've seen over the years, and they all deserve recognition for the care they provide. [Protected health information] Thank you all so much for everything. I feel very lucky to be an NJH patient. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 *Dr. Nick has been my doctor since 2005. He is an excellent doctor and I know he cares about his patients. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 *Dr. Nick is wonderful all around and is very understanding as to how various treatments affect quality of life. I trust him completely. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Dr. Nick is patient, thorough, and extremely knowledgeable.