Programs & Services
Specialties & Conditions
- Pulmonary Disease Research, Other
Dr. Michael Schwartz works in the General Pulmonary Clinic at National Jewish Health. He is the Director of the National Jewish Health Transtracheal Oxygen Program, and, as such, serves to evaluate and manage patients for whom transtracheal oxygen may be a good option for their long term oxygen therapy. Patients with COPD, emphysema, interstitial lung disease, and a variety of other chest disorders may be good candidates for transtracheal oxygen.
||University of California, Los Angeles, MD
||University of Colorado Denver, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine
||University of Colorado Denver, Resident, Internal Medicine
||University of Colorado Denver, Research Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
||University of Colorado Denver, Clinical Fellow, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Awards & Recognition
2014: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
2011: Peak Performers Award, Intensive Care Medicine, Rocky Mountain Medicine Symposium
2011: Top Doctor, Critical Care Medicine, 5280 Magazine
2010: Top Doctor, Critical Care Medicine, 5280 Magazine
2009: Top Doctor, Critical Care Medicine, 5280 Magazine
2008: Top Doctor, Critical Care Medicine, 5280 Magazine
Diplomate, Critical Care Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine Certified January 1996; Recertified November 2005
Diplomate, Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Certified January 1995; Recertified November 2004
Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Certified September 1990; Recertified September 2000
National Boards – Parts I, II, II completed in March
Basic Life Support for Healthcare Provides, Recertified August 2007
Advanced Cardiac Life Support, Recertified August 2007
Fundamentals of Critical Care Support Instructor, Certified April 2007
Hyperbaric Medicine, Certified November 1997
Advanced Trauma Life Support
Member, Society of Hospital Medicine
Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine
Fellow, American College of Physicians
Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Member, American Thoracic Society
Member, Denver Medical Society
Member, Colorado Medical Society
Schwartz MD, Christopher KL. Transtracheal Oxygen Therapy. Topics in Practice Management. CHEST 2011;139:435-440.
Schwartz MD, Make B. Long Term Oxygen Treatment: Whatever Happened to Transtracheal Oxygen? COPD: Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2009; 6:1-3.
Schwartz MD, Christopher KL. Transtracheal Oxygen Therapy. In: UpToDate. Rose, BD (Ed), Walthman, MA, 2007.
- Rose Medical Center
- St. Joseph Hospital - Denver
- Swedish Medical Center
Teaching & Professional Positions
2006-Present: Associate Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health
2006-Present: Medical Staff, Active Status, Rose Medical Center
2007-Present: Medical Director, Intensive Care Unit, National Jewish/Rose Medical Center ICU
1997-2006: Medical Staff, Active Status, North Colorado Medical Center (Greeley, CO)
1997-2006: Medical Director, Department of Respiratory Care, North Colorado Medical Center (Greeley, CO)
1999-2006: Medical Director, Respiratory Special Care Unit, North Colorado Medical Center (Greeley, CO)
1996-1997: Medical Staff, Active Status, St. Anthony Hospital System (Denver, CO)
1996-1997: Medical Staff, Active Status, North Suburban Medical Center (Denver, CO)
1994-1996: Assistant Director, University Hospital Chest Clinic, University of Colorado Denver
1994-1996: Instructor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
1994-1996: Assistant Chief of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver
1992-1995: Associate Member, Medical Staff, St. Anthony Hospital System (Denver, CO)
Conflicts of Interest
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