Vivian M. Ussui, MD, MSc Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Vivian M. Ussui, MD, is a gastroenterologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Ussui is in the Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Medicine. Assistant Professor Division of Gastroenterology Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2021 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 Colon Cancer Screening Program Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology Specialties & Conditions Abdominal Pain Colon Polyps and Cancer Constipation Diarrhea Eosinophilic Esophagitis Esophageal Dysmotility Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Research Areas Colon Cancer GI Dysmotility Pancreatic Cancer Quality Indicators Special Interests Motility of the GI tract, Integrative Medicine and Women's Health. Education Education 2008 - 2011 Clinics Hospital, Brazil, Master of Science Degree 1996 - 2001 State University of Campinas, Brazil (UNICAMP), MD Internships 2015 - 2016 Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, FL, Internal Medicine 2002 - 2003 State University of Campinas, Brazil (UNICAMP), Internship Residency 2016 - 2018 Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, FL, Internal Medicine 2002 - 2004 State University of Campinas, Brazil (UNICAMP) Fellowship 2018 - 2021 Carilion Clinic/Virginia Tech Univ; Roanoke, VA, GI 2005 - 2006 Federal University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, Endoscopy Training 2003 - 2005 State University of Campinas, Brazil (UNICAMP), Fellowship Awards & Recognition 2020: Presidential Poster Award ACG, CDX2 Immunohistochemical Staining Confirms Barrett's Esophagus in the Absence of Goblet Cells and Confers Significant Risk for High-Grade Dysplasia and Esophageal Adenocarcinoma 2013: Bronze Quality Fellow Certification Board Certification 2021: Gastroenterology (ABIM) 2019: Internal Medicine 2009: Gastroenterology Board Certification (Brazilian Federation of Gastroenterology) 2008: Digestive Endosc opy Certification (Brazilian Society of Digestive Endoscopy) Professional Memberships ACG, AGA, ASGE, ANMS, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation Publications Stability of increased adenoma detection at colonoscopy. Follow up of an endoscopic quality improvement program - EQUIP II.. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 2015, Apr; 110(4): 489-496. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25267326. Use of endoscopic distal attachment cap to enhance image stabilization in probe-based confocal laser endomicroscopy in colorectal lesions.. Endoscopy International Open. 2015, Oct; 3(5): E516-522. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 26528511 Diagnosis Through Endoscopic Images - Disease of the Gastrointestinal Tract/Nutrition and Nutritional Disorders (pages 573-594). Sao Paulo, SP; Brazil View All Publications Academic Affiliations 2014: Affiliation with UC Denver Teaching & Professional Positions Attending GI Physician in Brazil Clinical Instructor at University of Denver 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.