Jerry L. Pluss
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
Jerry L. Pluss, DO, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Pluss is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Specialties and ConditionsSpecialties & Conditions


College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery (Des Moines, Iowa), DO
University of Colorado Boulder, BA, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Pulmonary Disease

Awards & Recognition

1996: “A” Proficiency Designator, US Army Medical Corps

Board Certification

1991, 2001: Diplomate American Board of Medicine in Critical Care Medicine
1986: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Diseases
1983: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

Member American College of Physicians
Fellow American College of Chest Physicians
Member American Thoracic Society, 1987-2003


Walker JC, O’Connell MA, and Pluss, JL. Usual Interstitial Pneumonitis in a Patient with common Variable Immunodeficiency, J Allergy Clin Immunol, 1997; 99: 874-851.

Caras WE, and Pluss JL. Chronic Necrotizing Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Pathological Outcome with Intraconazole. Mayo Clin Proc, 1996; 71: 25-30.

O’Connel MA, Pluss JL, Schlade P, Henry AR, Goodman AL. Rhizopus-induced Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in a Tractor Driver. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 1995:95 (3): 779-81.

Kristo DA, Pluss JL, Chantelois A. Asymptomatic Left Lower Lobe Density in 43 Year Old Female. Southern Medical Journal, Journal of the Southern Medical Association, 1995; 88: 225-226.

Pluss JL, Opal SM. Pulmonary Sporotrichosis: Review of treatment and outcome. Medicine. 1986; 65: 143-153.

Teaching & Professional Positions

5/1997-6/2002: Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington

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  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

  • Critical Care & Hospital Medicine at Rose Medical Center
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