Sheila Tsai
Sheila Tsai, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Tsai is serves as the Section Head of Sleep Medicine.
Section Head, Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Section of Sleep Medicine
5280 Top Doctors 2022 (6th year)


Baylor College of Medicine, MD
University of Michigan Medical Center, Internal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical Center, Sleep Medicine
University of Michigan Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Diseases
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians
American Thoracic Society
American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Colorado Hospital

Academic Affiliations

Sleep Medicine Clinic at University of Colorado Denver

Teaching & Professional Positions

Program Director, Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



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

Patient Ratings

The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

Provider showed concern


Spoke using clear language

Provider explained things clearly

Amount of time spent with you

Provider included you in decisions

Confidence in your doctor

Likelihood of recommending this provider


Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2021
*Dr. Tsai was my pul/sleep MD - 6 yrs ago. She is very good.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2021
Dr Sheila Tsai is excellent and our visit was very professional and informative

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
Over the past 5 years Dr Tsai has provided me with an excellent session.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
*Dr. Tsai is terrific!

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2021
I felt unseen

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2021
Dr. Tsai is an advocate for my health/treatment. I am grateful that she is well studied in my rare [condition]. I have recommended her to others.

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2021
*Dr. Tsai is excellent - concerned about health & progress. My concerns & issues. Strives to improve performance & experience. Very empathetic. She worked me in during her lunch hour - not everyone has this commitment to their patients.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2021
*Dr. Tsai was very familiar with my case and able to answer all my questions without having to spend time reviewing papers. Very impressive!

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2021
Dr. Tsai took a good bit to time with me to understand my overall health situation not just my sleep [condition]. It was an excellent interview.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2021
I have 100% confidence in Dr. Tsai

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