Jerry L. Pluss
Department of 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.
  • Specialties and ConditionsSpecialties & Conditions


    College of Osteopathic Medicine and Surgery (Des Moines, Iowa), DO
    University of Colorado Boulder, BA, Molecular Cellular and Developmental Biology
    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Internal Medicine
    Fitzsimons Army Medical Center, Pulmonary Disease

    Awards & Recognition

    1996: “A” Proficiency Designator, US Army Medical Corps

    Board Certification

    1991, 2001: Diplomate American Board of Medicine in Critical Care Medicine
    1986: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Diseases
    1983: Diplomate American Board of Internal Medicine

    Professional Memberships

    Member American College of Physicians
    Fellow American College of Chest Physicians
    Member American Thoracic Society, 1987-2003


    Walker JC, O’Connell MA, and Pluss, JL. Usual Interstitial Pneumonitis in a Patient with common Variable Immunodeficiency, J Allergy Clin Immunol, 1997; 99: 874-851.

    Caras WE, and Pluss JL. Chronic Necrotizing Pulmonary Aspergillosis: Pathological Outcome with Intraconazole. Mayo Clin Proc, 1996; 71: 25-30.

    O’Connel MA, Pluss JL, Schlade P, Henry AR, Goodman AL. Rhizopus-induced Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in a Tractor Driver. J Allergy Clin Immunol, 1995:95 (3): 779-81.

    Kristo DA, Pluss JL, Chantelois A. Asymptomatic Left Lower Lobe Density in 43 Year Old Female. Southern Medical Journal, Journal of the Southern Medical Association, 1995; 88: 225-226.

    Pluss JL, Opal SM. Pulmonary Sporotrichosis: Review of treatment and outcome. Medicine. 1986; 65: 143-153.

    Teaching & Professional Positions

    5/1997-6/2002: Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Medicine, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington

    Contact Information

    • Office: 877.225.5654



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

    • Critical Care & Hospital Medicine at Rose Medical Center
      4567 E 9th Ave, 1st Floor Denver, CO 80220

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