Jerry A. Nick
Professor
Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program
Rebecca Runyon Bryan Chair in Cystic Fibrosis
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • 5280 Top Doctors 2016
  • Recognized as 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® 2015 — Best Doctors, Inc.
  • Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc.
  • America’s Top Doctors 2016 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
  • Special Interests

    Research Interets

    Pulmonary inflammation, host response to Pseudomonas aeruginosa and nontuberculous mycobacteria.

    Education

    Education
    University of Washington School of Medicine (Seattle, WA), MD
    Washington State University (Pullman, WA), BS, Biochemistry, Summa Cum Laude
    Residency
    University of Washington (Seattle, WA), Internal Medicine
    Fellowship
    University of Colorado Denver, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    Awards & Recognition

    2014: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.

    Board Certification

    1992, 2002: American Board of Internal Medicine
    1997, 2007: ABIM- Critical Care
    1996, 2005: ABIM- Pulmonary

    Publications

    Parks QM, Young RL, Poch KR, Malcolm KC, Vasil ML, Nick JA. Neutrophil enhancement of Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm development: human F-actin and DNA as targets for therapy. J Med Microbiol. 2009 Apr;58(Pt 4):492-502.

    Saavedra MT, Hughes GJ, Sanders LA, Carr M, Rodman DM, Coldren CD, Geraci MW, Sagel SD, Accurso FJ, West J, Nick JA. Circulating RNA transcripts identify therapeutic response in cystic fibrosis lung disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Nov 1;178(9):929-38.

    Smoak K, Madenspacher J, Jeyaseelan S, Williams B, Dixon D, Poch KR, Nick JA, Worthen GS, Fessler MB. Effects of liver X receptor agonist treatment on pulmonary inflammation and host defense. J Immunol. 2008 Mar 1;180(5):3305-12.

    Saavedra MT, Patterson AD, West J, Randell SH, Riches DW, Malcolm KC, Cool CD, Nick JA, Dinarello CA. Abrogation of anti-inflammatory transcription factor LKLF in neutrophil-dominated airways. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2008 Jun;38(6):679-88.

    Silva E, Arcaroli J, He Q, Svetkauskaite D, Coldren C, Nick JA, Poch K, Park JS, Banerjee A, Abraham E. HMGB1 and LPS induce distinct patterns of gene expression and activation in neutrophils from patients with sepsis-induced acute lung injury. Intensive Care Med. 2007 Oct;33(10):1829-39.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver
    • University of Colorado Hospital

    Academic Affiliations

    2011-present: Professor, Division of Pulmonary Science and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

    Teaching & Professional Positions

    2008-Present: Rebecca Runyon Bryan Chair in Cystic Fibrosis
    2005-Present: Director, University of Colorado Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program

    Conflicts of Interest

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    Contact Information

    • Office: 877.225.5654
    • Fax: 303.270.2257

     

    Locations

    • 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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    Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
     

    Friendliness
    5

    Recommended to others
    4.9

    Explanation of problem/condition
    4.9

    Shows concerns for your questions
    5

    Includes you in decisions
    4.9

    Spoke using clear language
    5

    Amount of time spent with you
    4.8

    Confidence in your doctor
    4.9
     

    Comments

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