Sheila Tsai, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient 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 Professor Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section of Sleep Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2022 (6th year) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (6th year) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars 165 Patient Ratings 26 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Section of Sleep Medicine Sleep Center Specialties & Conditions Asthma Chronic Bronchitis Chronic Cough Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorders Emphysema Insomnia Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Parasomnias Periodic Limb Movement Disorder (PLMD) Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) See More View Publications News & Videos National Jewish Health Physicians Recognized for Excellence Education Education 1997 Baylor College of Medicine, MD Residency 1997 - 2000 University of Michigan Medical Center, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2005 - 2006 University of Michigan Medical Center, Sleep Medicine 2000 - 2003 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 National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations 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 4.4 Friendliness 4.4 Spoke using clear language 4.6 Provider explained things clearly 4.4 Amount of time spent with you 4.3 Provider included you in decisions 4.4 Confidence in your doctor 4.4 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.3 Comments 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 Patient– December, 2021 *Dr. Tsai was my pul/sleep MD - 6 yrs ago. She is very good. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 Dr Sheila Tsai is excellent and our visit was very professional and informative National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Over the past 5 years Dr Tsai has provided me with an excellent session. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 *Dr. Tsai is terrific! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 I felt unseen National Jewish Health Patient– September, 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 Patient– August, 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 Patient– July, 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 Patient– July, 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 Patient– July, 2021 I have 100% confidence in Dr. Tsai National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 good show more National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 no one is "perfect" the good rather than very good. ! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Seemed rushed not much time spent with *Dr. Tsai. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 good National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 My visit was just an annual check-in to see how my therapy is going. The whole thing took 5 minutes, and I'm not having any issues. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Tsai was great. My only comment is that she is very sharp, very knowledgeable, and conveys a lot of information in somewhat of a rapid-fire manner. [PHI] it would be helpful if she could slow down a little bit. When I did ask her to explain or expound she was patient, and did so, in a very helpful manner. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 good experience National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Tsai is an excellent doctor. She always takes the time to listen to my questions and concerns, asks me questions, and address any issues I want to discuss. She approaches our time together with a lot of care and concern for me, and makes me feel that all of my worries are important. I only see her once a year, and it is great to know that I will be able to make the most of that time with her! I would recommend her to anyone and everyone! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Tsai has shown innovation, expertise, and patience about my [condition]. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I was very pleased that the care provider paid attention to what I said and discussed the situation with me thoroughly. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I have already recommended Dr Tsai to a few people! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr Tsai is smart and it was a very pleasant visit National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr. Tsai is so easy to talk with. She listens to you well. She is a great provider National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 okay National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 This was my first time seeing Dr Tsai, and I'm glad to have seen her. I was apprehensive about seeing a new provider, but I was very pleased by her professionalism and attentiveness. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 *Dr. Tsai was outstanding at her knowledge & care for what I needed.