Niels Engberding
Associate Professor
Division of Cardiology
Department of Medicine
Niels Engberding, MD, is a cardiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Engberding is in the Division of Cardiology and Department of Medicine.

Special Interests

My clinical interests include all aspects of general cardiology, such as prevention and treatment of arteriosclerosis, hypertension, and metabolic syndrome as well as diseases of the heart muscle, heart valves, and heart rhythm.


Medizinsche Hochschule Hannover, Hanover, Germany, MD
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, Internal Medicine
Medizinsche Hochschule Hannover, Hanover, Germany, Internal Medicine and Cardiology
Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA, Internal Medicine
Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, Cardiology

Awards & Recognition

2017: Teacher of the year at Grady Memorial Hospital, awarded by Emory Cardiology Fellows, Atlanta, GA
2009: Cardiology Fellow Poster Award, Emory University Research Day, Atlanta, GA
2004: Young Investigator Award, European Society of Cardiology, Munich, Germany

Board Certification

2016: Nuclear Cardiology
2006, 2016: Internal Medicine
2011: Adult Comprehensive Echocardiography
2010: Cardiovascular Disease

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Cardiology (FACC)
Fellow, European Society of Cardiology (FESC)
American Heart Association
American Society of Echocardiography
American College of Physicians
German Cardiac Society


The bone morphogenic protein inhibitor, noggin, reduces glycemia and vascular inflammation in db/db mice. Koga M, Engberding N, Dikalova AE, Chang KH, Seidel-Rogol B, Long JS, Lassègue B, Jo H, Griendling KK. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2013 Sep 1;305(5):H747-55.

Management of hypertension in women. Engberding N, Wenger NK. Hypertens Res. 2012 Mar;35(3):251-60

Insulin-like growth factor-1 receptor expression masks the antiinflammatory and glucose uptake capacity of insulin in vascular smooth muscle cells. Engberding N, San Martín A, Martin-Garrido A, Koga M, Pounkova L, Lyons E, Lassègue B, Griendling KK. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2009 Mar;29(3):408-15.

Statin-induced improvement of endothelial progenitor cell mobilization, myocardial neovascularization, left ventricular function, and survival after experimental myocardial infarction requires endothelial nitric oxide synthase. Landmesser U, Engberding N, Bahlmann FH, Schaefer A, Wiencke A, Heineke A, Spiekermann S, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Templin C, Kotlarz D, Mueller M, Fuchs M, Hornig B, Haller H, Drexler H. Circulation. 2004 Oct 5;110(14):1933-9.

Allopurinol attenuates left ventricular remodeling and dysfunction after experimental myocardial infarction: a new action for an old drug? Engberding N, Spiekermann S, Schaefer A, Heineke A, Wiencke A, Müller M, Fuchs M, Hilfiker-Kleiner D, Hornig B, Drexler H, Landmesser U. Circulation. 2004 Oct 12;110(15):2175-9.

Teaching & Professional Positions

2010 – 2017: Assistant Professor of Medicine (Cardiology), Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



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

  • National Jewish Health Highlands Ranch
    8671 S Quebec St, Suite 120 Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

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National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2018
one of the very best doctors I ever had in my life

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
8. Excellent - 10 min.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2018

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2018
I have always had excellent health care from all providers.

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2018
excellent doctor

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
It is very obvious that *Dr. Engberding is a very dedicated to his profession & patients. He is most assuredly one of the most knowledgeable & caring physicians I have ever seen. I feel extremely grateful the I (and my husband) are under his care. He is most definitely an asset to NJH. Excellent.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
Absolutely every provider I have seen at National Jewish is recommended by me to others.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
This was the first time I saw this doctor since [provider] retired.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
Dr. Engberding has always been respectful and explains all questions and concerns completely. I have and will continue to recommend him and NJ.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
All the doctors and workers are wounderful

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