Zulma X. Yunt
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Zulma X. Yunt, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Yunt is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Special Interests

Research Interests

My research interest is in the area of lung inflammation and repair.  Specifically I am interested in the role of lung vasculature in repair mechanisms following acute inflammatory injury characterized by fibrosis.  This includes studying angiogenesis and endothelial cell apoptosis over the course of inflammation and fibroproliferation in animal models of lung injury.  I am also interested in the signaling mechanisms that drive vascular changes in the lung during the development of fibrosis including the role of distinct cell types such as macrophages and lymphoctyes.

 

Clinical Interests

My clinical interests are interstitial lung diseases and vascular lung diseases.  I am also interested in critical care medicine, particularly the mangement of septic shock and ARDS.

Education

Education
Creighton University School of Medicine, MD
Creighton University, BS, Physicis
Residency
Yale University, Internal Medicince Residency
Fellowship
University of Colorado Denver, Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship

Board Certification

2011: Critical Care Medicine
2010: Pulmonary Medicine
2008: Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society

Hospital Affiliations

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

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218

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National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
She was a good listener and cared. I felt like she DID want to find answers.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
*Dr. Yunt has my complete confidence & is extremely attentive & answers all my questions tirelessly. What a great doc - thx.!

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
Dr Yunt has a very calming manner. i felt better after seeing her, even though I'm facing something scary.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2018
I have the utmost confidence in *Dr. Yunt.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2018
I love my doctor! I drive all the way from [another city] just to see her because she is friendly, respectful and listens to me. I enjoy our visits and feel like I am valued and have some say in my treatment. I would highly recommend her to anyone!

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
Further testing has been scheduled. I quite confident in National Jewish Health due to the exceptional team that you have in place, and as a result of my direct experience during my initial visit.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
Zulma Yunt is a fantastic caring doctor. She will always have my vote.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
Dr. Yunt is an exceptional physician. In all my years, I've not had a physician so smart, insightful, kind and direct. She is a tremendous asset to NJH.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
Dr. Yunt is outstanding!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
Had a very good experience!!

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