Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, PhD, FCCP

Robert A. Sandhaus
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
America’s Top Doctors 2016 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Robert A. Sandhaus, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Sandhaus is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.


Stony Brook University, NY, MD, PhD
Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, MA), Resident, Medicine
University of CA, San Francisco, Pulmonary Fellow

Awards & Recognition

Editorial Review Board
Journal of COPD

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow


Silverman, E.K., Sandhaus, R.A.: Clinical practice. Alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. N Engl J Med, 360:2749-2757 (2009).

Sandhaus, R. A.: Augmentation therapy in alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency. COPD 6:147-148 (2009).

Castaldi, P. J., Demeo, D.L. Kent, D.M., Campbell, E.J., Barker, A.F., Brantly, M.L., Eden, E., McElvaney, N.G., Rennard, S.I., Stocks, J.M. Stoller, J.K., Strange, C., Turino, G., Sandhaus, R.A., Griffith, J.L., Silverman, E.K.: Development of Predictive Models for Airflow Obstruction in Alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency. Am J Epidemiol. 170:1005-1013 (2009).

Campos, M.A., Alazemi, S., Zhang, G., Wanner, A., Salathe, M., Baier, H., Sandhaus, R. A.: Exacerbations in subjects with alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency receiving augmentation therapy. Respir Med (2009).

Campos, M.A., Alazemi, S., Zhang, G., Salathe, M., Wanner, A., Sandhaus. R.A., Baier, H.: Clinical characteristics of subjects with symptoms of a1-antitrypsin deficiency older than 60 years. Chest, 135:600-608 (2009).

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2178



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

Patient Ratings

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National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2016
Dr. Sandhaus is the best!

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2016
This appt. had to be scheduled after I was tested. *Dr. Sandhaus fit me into his busy schedule and explained the diagnosis & what to do with testing my family. He is very kind, caring, doctor.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2016
I have NEVER seen a physician who is as good as *Dr. Sandhaus. He's the best. He has the best bedside manners & I believe he truly cares. He is also incredibly knowledgeable. I come from California to see him. He is THAT good.

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2016
As a retired RN and as a patient, *Dr. Sandhaus is the most knowledgeable, kind, supportive physician I have known. He has a huge commitment to Alpha I - his patients, his practice, his research and time and investment in learning more and more about this genetic disorder.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
It's always a good experience to see *Dr. Sandhaus.