Silpa D. Krefft, MD, MPH Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Silpa Krefft, MD, is an occupational pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Krefft is in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. Assistant Professor Department of Medicine Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences 5280 Top Doctors 2020 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor 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 Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Center of Excellence on Deployment-Related Lung Disease Department of Medicine Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Miners Clinic of Colorado Specialties & Conditions Asbestosis Bronchiolitis Obliterans Coal Worker's Pneumoconiosis Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Occupational Asthma Occupational Related Lung Disease Silicosis Research Areas Military & Veterans Lung Disease Mining-Related Lung Diseases Occupational and Environmental Lung Disease Special Interests Dr. Krefft's clinical and research practice is focused on a wide variety of occupational and environmental lung diseases. Her particular areas of interest include post-9/11 deployment-related lung diseases and mining-related lung disease such as coal worker's pneumoconiosis. News & Videos Dr. Silpa Krefft Joins National Jewish Health Education Education 2012 - 2016 Colorado School of Public Health (Aurora/CO), MPH 2003 - 2007 University of Texas School of Medicine (San Antonio/TX), MD Residency 2014 - 2016 University of Colorado/Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora/CO), Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2007 - 2011 Boston University Medical Center (Boston/MA), Internal Medicine Fellowship 2011 - 2014 University of Colorado/Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora/CO), Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Awards & Recognition 2015-2016: Chief Resident, Occupational Medicine 2010-2011: Chief Resident, Internal Medicine Board Certification 2016: Occupational and Environmental Medicine 2013: Pulmonary Medicine 2011: Internal Medicine Professional Memberships American Thoracic Society American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Publications Krefft SD, Meehan R, Rose C. The Emerging Spectrum of Post-deployment Respiratory Diseases. Curr Opin Pulm Med, 2015; 21:185-192. Krefft SD, Rose CS, Nawaz S, Miller YE. Deployment-related Lung Disorders. Fed Pract, 2015;32(6):32-38. Go LH, Krefft SD, Cohen RA, Rose CS. Lung Disease and Coal Mining: What Pulmonologists Need to Know. Curr Opin Pulm Med, 2016; 22:171-178 Academic Affiliations Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine), University of Colorado Denver; secondary appointment in the Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, Colorado School of Public Health Teaching & Professional Positions Denver VA Medical Center (Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care) 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. 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.