Luciano B. Lemos-Filho, MD, MS

Luciano B. Lemos-Filho
Luciano B. Lemos-Filho, MD, is a intensivist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Lemos-Filho is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
Assistant Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Swedish Medical Center ICU Director
Department of Medicine

Special Interests

Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
ICU and Hospital Acquired Infections


Albert Einstein College Of Medicine, MD
Harvard College, BA
NYU-Bellevue, Internal Medicine Intern & Resident
Montefiore/Einstein, Infectious Disease
Montefiore/Einstein, Infectious Diseases

Board Certification

2010: Neurocritical Care           
2008: Critical Care Medicine
2006: Infectious Diseases
2005: Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

Society of Critical Care


Lemos-Filho LB, Mikkelsen ME, Martin GS, Dabbagh O, Adesanya A, Gentile N, Esper A, Gajic O, Gong MN; US Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group: Lung Injury Prevention Study Investigators (USCIITG-LIPS ). Sex, race, and the
development of acute lung injury. Chest. 2013 Apr;143(4):901-9. PubMed PMID: 23117155; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3747719.

Keene A, Lemos-Filho L, Levi M, Gomez-Marquez J, Yunen J, Said H, Lowy FD. The use of a critical care consult team to identify risk for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection and the potential for early intervention: a pilot
study. Crit Care Med. 2010 Jan;38(1):109-13. doi: 10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181b42d03. Erratum in: Crit Care Med. 2011 Feb;39(2):427. PubMed PMID: 19915455.

Lemos-Filho L, Fries B. An encounter with rabies in New York City. Clin Infect Dis. 2006 Dec 1;43(11):1492-3. PubMed PMID: 17083027.

Currie BP, Lemos-Filho L. Evidence for biliary excretion of vancomycin into stool during intravenous therapy: potential implications for rectal colonization with vancomycin-resistant enterococci. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2004
Nov;48(11):4427-9. PubMed PMID: 15504873; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC525423.

Academic Affiliations

Affiliated and Active Instructor, University of Colorado Denver


Portuguese and English (native fluency), Spanish (fluent), Japanese (advanced conversation and writing).

Conflicts of Interest

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