Vipin Malik
Associate Professor
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

    ICU delirium, pulmonary physiology and sleep disordered breathing.


    University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (Little Rock, AR),
    Maimonides Medical Center (Brooklyn, NY),

    Awards & Recognition

    Fellow, American College of Chest Physicians

    Board Certification

    Internal Medicine
    Pulmonary Medicine
    Critical Care Medicine
    Sleep Medicine

    Professional Memberships

    American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM)
    American Thoracic Society (ATS)
    Colorado Sleep Society
    Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)


    Respiratory physiology during sleep. Malik V. Smith D. Lee-Chiong T. Sleep Med Clin. 2012; 7: 497-505.

    A Pilot Study to Validate Portable Sleep Recording as a Tool by Which to Accurately Assess Sleep Quality in Critically Ill Patients CHEST.2011;140:808A-808A. doi:10.1378/chest.1116596 (Publications).

    Long term outcomes of obstructive sleep apnea and disturbed sleep. Chest Physician Vol.4, Issue 3 - March 2009.

    Meningitis as a manifestation of a delayed post-operative complication of endoscopic sinus surgery. Crit Care Med 2005:32:12:A92.

    Effects of Vasopressin in severe septic shock. Crit Care Med 2005;32:12:A155. Bedside cannulation of the Axillary Vein under ultrasound guidance. Chest 2005: 128:4:209S.

    Hospital Affiliations

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

    Academic Affiliations

    Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

    Contact Information

    • Office: 877.225.5654



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

    • National Jewish Health Highlands Ranch
      8671 S Quebec St, Suite 120 Highlands Ranch, CO 80130

    • National Jewish Health South Denver
      499 East Hampden Ave, Suite 300 Englewood, CO 80113

    • Saint Joseph Hospital
      1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218

    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.

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


    Recommended to others

    Explanation of problem/condition

    Shows concerns for your questions

    Includes you in decisions

    Spoke using clear language

    Amount of time spent with you

    Confidence in your doctor


    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.

    National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2016
    *Dr. Malik & his nurses have always treated me with respect and listened carefully to what I had to say.

    National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2016
    I will be making every effort to change my health insurance to a plan that includes National Jewish and Dr. Malik.

    National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2016
    Very professional