Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr, MD

Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr
Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Lee-Chiong is in the Section of Sleep Medicine and Department of Medicine.
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Section of Sleep Medicine
Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (9 years)
Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc.
America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Research AreasResearch Areas
  • Pulmonary Disease Research, Other


University of the East, MD
Yale, Internal Medicine
Yale, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Dartmouth, Sleep Medicine (Post-Fellowship)

Awards & Recognition

2014 and 2015: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
2013: America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.

Board Certification

Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Diplomate, American Academy of Sleep Medicine


Sleep Medicine: Essentials and Review (Oxford University Press, USA), Sleep: A Comprehensive Handbook (Wiley-Liss), Fundamentals of Sleep Technology (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins), Sleep Medicine (Hanley & Belfus), Sleep Medicine Essentials (Wiley Blackwell), and Focus on Sleep Medicine: A Self-Assessment (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins).

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

Conflicts of Interest

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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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Provider included you in decisions

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National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2021
Dr Lee made me and my wife feel comfortable and relaxed. There was no sense of being rushed and moved along. Dr Lee was thorough, took the time explain medical diagnoses and procedures, and to answer our questions. We appreciated his candor, humor, and bedside manner. Thank you.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2021
Wonderful, friendly, inclusive experience once doc arrived

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2021
The visit was good, but the follow up has been lacking, despite my phone calls/voicemails and portal messages.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
This is the first time someone have tried to explain the [therapy] and how to tweak the settings to fix the problem. Now I sleep better!

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
Ver impressed with Dr Lee. Would recommend him to friends .

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
He did not read my history or notes and provided superficial responses to my questions.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
Doctor was very friendly, thoroughly explained what was going on with me and gave me detailed information, really appreciate it!

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2021
The care provider was incredibly helpful in making sure any questions I had were answered. He was very courteous and recommended suggestions that met my needs and I was comfortable with.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2021
He is a very excellent professional!

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2021
*Dr. Lee took great time, care and effort to explain all that needed explanation. I understood clearly my condition and prognosis.

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