Brian Stauffer, MD, Cardiology, Denver, CO, University of Colorado Hospital

BrianLStaufferMDFACC

Cardiology Denver, CO

Echocardiography, Non-Invasive Cardiology

University of Colorado Denver Health and Hospital Authority

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Summary

  • Dr. Brian Stauffer is a cardiologist in Denver, CO and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including University of Colorado Hospital, and Denver Health. He received his medical degree from Penn State College of Medicine and has been in practice 21 years. He specializes in echocardiography, and non-invasive cardiology and is experienced in general cardiology, hypertension, and coronary artery disease.

Education & Training

  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoFellowship, Cardiovascular Disease, 1999 - 2005
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoPost-Doctoral Fellowship, Molecular Cardiology, 1999 - 2004
  • Case Western Reserve University - University Hospitals
    Case Western Reserve University - University HospitalsResidency, Internal Medicine, 1996 - 1999
  • Penn State College of Medicine
    Penn State College of MedicineClass of 1996
  • Eastern Mennonite UniversityBS, Biology, Magna Cum Laude, 1987 - 1991

Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 1999 - 2021
  • OH State Medical License
    OH State Medical License 1998 - 2000
  • American Board of Internal Medicine Cardiovascular Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • ASG/ASP/AHA T Franklin William Scholar, 2007-2009, 2009
  • Finalist Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum, 2008, 2009
  • Travel Award American Physiologic Society, 2009
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Dietary soy phytoestrogens exacerbate hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in males via tyrosine kinase inhibition.  
    Haines CD, ED Luczak, PA Harvey, KK Barthel, JP Konhilas, PA Watson, BL Stauffer, LA Leinwand, Endocrinology
  • White blood cell count and endothelin-1 vasoconstrictor tone in middle-aged and older adults.  
    Diehl, KJ, BR Weil, JJ Greiner, BL Stauffer, CA DeSouza, Artery Research
  • Aging and endothelial progenitor cell release of proangiogenic cytokines.  
    Kushner EJ, GP Van Guilder, OJ MacEneaney, JJ Greiner, JN Cech, BL Stauffer, CA DeSouza, Age and Aging. 1-4, 2009 (doi: 10.1093/ageing/afp244)

Books/Book Chapters

Abstracts/Posters

  • Impaired endothelium-dependent vasodilation with HIV-1 infection is due to oxidative stress.
    Weil BR, BL Stauffer, ML Mestek, JJ Greiner, E Connick, CA DeSouza, American Physiological Society meeting: Inflammation, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease, Westminster, CO
  • Higher white blood cell count is associated with enhanced endothelin-1 system activity in adult humans.
    Diehl KJ, BR Weil, JJ Greiner, BL Stauffer, CA DeSouza, American Physiological Society meeting: Inflammation, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease, Westminster, CO
  • CD31+ T cells, endothelial function and cardiovascular disease risk.
    Kushner EJ, RG Morgan, OJ MacEneaney, BR Weil, BL Stauffer, CA DeSouza, American Physiological Society meeting: Inflammation, Immunity and Cardiovascular Disease, Westminster, CO
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Lectures

  • Pathophysiology of Ischemic Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure. 
  • Syncope, Palpitations, Chest Pain—Things that make students go bump in the night. 
    Wardenburg Health Center, CME
  • Preventing Heart Disease in Women. 
    Junior League of Denver
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Press Mentions

  • Do COVID Vaccines Prevent Transmission? CU Boulder Kicks off National Trial
    Do COVID Vaccines Prevent Transmission? CU Boulder Kicks off National TrialApril 2nd, 2021
  • CU-Boulder Participates in Study on Whether Vaccinated People Can Spread COVID
    CU-Boulder Participates in Study on Whether Vaccinated People Can Spread COVIDApril 2nd, 2021
  • Can You Transmit COVID-19 After Being Vaccinated? CU Boulder Students Will Take Part in a Study to Find Out
    Can You Transmit COVID-19 After Being Vaccinated? CU Boulder Students Will Take Part in a Study to Find OutApril 2nd, 2021
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Grant Support

  • Cardiovascular Consequences of Hypogonadism in MenNIH/NIA2016–2021
  • Sleep and Blood Pressure-Related Endothelial AbnormalitiesNIH/NHLB2016–2020
  • Myocardial Effects of Phosphodiesterase-5 Inhibition in Single Ventricle Heart DiseaseNIH/NHLBI2015–2020
  • HIV-1, Insufficient Sleep and Vascular Endothelial DysfunctionNIH/NHLBI2016–2019
  • Biomarker test for pediatric Cardiac Allograft VasculopathyCU TTO/State of Colorado2016–2017
  • Molecular And Functional Mechanisms Of Pediatric Heart FailureNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2012
  • Diet, Sex Steroids And CardiomyopathyNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2007–2011
  • Cardiac Beta-Adrenergic Adaptation In Pediatric Heart FailureNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2009–2010
  • The Effect Of Gender On Hypertrophic Cardiac Disease.National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2001

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations