Vipin Malik
Vipin Malik, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Malik is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine

Special Interests

ICU delirium, pulmonary physiology and sleep disordered breathing.


University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Little Rock, AR),
Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY),

Awards & Recognition

Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians
Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine (ACCM)
Fellow, American Academy of Sleep Medicine

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Critical Care Medicine
Sleep Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
American Thoracic Society (ATS)
Colorado Sleep Society
Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)


Respiratory physiology during sleep. Malik V. Smith D. Lee-Chiong T. Sleep Med Clin. 2012; 7: 497-505.

A Pilot Study to Validate Portable Sleep Recording as a Tool by Which to Accurately Assess Sleep Quality in Critically Ill Patients CHEST.2011;140:808A-808A. doi:10.1378/chest.1116596 (Publications).

Long term outcomes of obstructive sleep apnea and disturbed sleep. Chest Physician Vol.4, Issue 3 - March 2009.

Meningitis as a manifestation of a delayed post-operative complication of endoscopic sinus surgery. Crit Care Med 2005:32:12:A92.

Effects of Vasopressin in severe septic shock. Crit Care Med 2005;32:12:A155. Bedside cannulation of the Axillary Vein under ultrasound guidance. Chest 2005: 128:4:209S.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital
  • Craig Hospital
  • Rose Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver
  • Swedish Medical Center

Academic Affiliations

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

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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

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218

Patient Ratings

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Amount of time spent with you

Provider included you in decisions

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National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
very good doctor

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
Dr. Malik is always courteous and professional.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2020
He was extremely compassionate and professional.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2020
very good

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2020
*Dr. Malik is simply an excellent doctor, there's no other way of saying it, and I am totally confident that I'm in the best possible care.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
The first time I came was with my husband. I was VERY IMPRESSED with Dr Maliks thoroughness covering all aspects of my husbands care and I wanted the same care for myself!

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
Did not just focus on the specific reason for visit. took the time to review entire history causing issue and made recommendations accordingly. was very pleasantly surprised with the time doctor spent with me.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
I am very happy that I found Dr Malik as he listens and takes time to explain issues in layman's terms.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
Dr extremely knowledgeable, understanding and helpful. I would recommend him to my friends

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2020
Dr. Malik is a very patient/respectful listener. He took the time to understand my past medical history and very easily connected the dots for me. He explained the cause of my health issues in detail and went over the future care plan. Dr. Malik seems very passionate about his work. He was pleasant, humble and compassionate - best doctor I have ever him!

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