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.


Creighton University School of Medicine, MD
Creighton University, BS, Physicis
Yale University, Internal Medicince Residency
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

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



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

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218

Patient Ratings

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National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
Best Dr. I have ever had! Most kind, caring, concerned, attentive & professional.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
Told a test was to be ordered - after a week no call & when I called told she forgot - she have not been contacted by co. to do test - test not done.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2017
The great experience was how well Dr Yunt explained the 3 basic causes for my [CONDITION] and the treatments and next steps. This was not previously done by any of my doctors.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2017
Always good. Evan though I ended up having to go from Jewish to St Joe's [CONDITION]. I knew I was in the best of hands and getting the best care possible.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2017
Dr. Yunt is the best! She arranged a number of tests for me and then accurately diagnosed my malady and the cure that was needed. I hold this person in very high esteem and am blessed to have made contact with her. I am so thankful to have had the opportunity to work with this person. I will never forget her.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2017
*Dr. Yung was SO approachable - She actually listened, asked great questions and explained everything. Wonderful dr.!!!

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2017
Dr. Yunt is fantastic !

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2017
Always complete and helpful

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2017
I may have kept her longer than I should, but this is why she is so great with patients. She is a fantastic person to talk to, and easy to understand. Everything was explained and followed through that we talked about. Keep it up, you are very high on my list.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2016
Dr. Yunt was very professional and very caring about my health issues. She spent a great deal of time with me and made me feel like I was the only person she needed to see that day. I have great confidence in her.

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