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Jeffrey Sippel, MD, Pulmonology, Aurora, CO, University of Colorado Hospital


Pulmonology Aurora, CO

Pleural Disease, Pulmonary Rehabilitation, Restrictive Lung Disease

Associate Professor and Associate Director, Clinical Inpatient Affairs, University of Colorado Hospital

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  • Dr. Jeffrey Sippel is a pulmonologist at the University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, CO. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice 28 years. He also is fluent in Spanish. He specializes in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis, neuromuscular pulmonary disease, pleural disease, and other general pulmonary medicine topics. He enjoys reading, jazz, bicycling, telemark skiing, almost anything else outdoors, and his family.

Education & Training

  • Oregon Health & Science University
    Oregon Health & Science UniversityFellowship, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, 1995 - 1998
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoResidency, Internal Medicine, 1989 - 1992
  • Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
    Vanderbilt University School of MedicineClass of 1989

Certifications & Licensure

  • CO State Medical License
    CO State Medical License 1991 - 2025
  • OR State Medical License
    OR State Medical License 1996 - 2000
  • WA State Medical License
    WA State Medical License 1998 - 1999

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Epic Physician Builder Certification Epic, 2015, 2018
  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification NextGen Ambulatory EHR, NextGen Healthcare, 2012-2013

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Managing hospital and ventilator-associated pneumonia. Updated recommendations from IDSA and ATS.  
    Hippensteel, J and Sippel, JM, The Hospitalist, 9/2017

Press Mentions

  • Gasping for Air: Autopsies Reveal Troubling Effects of Lethal Injection
    Gasping for Air: Autopsies Reveal Troubling Effects of Lethal InjectionSeptember 21st, 2020
  • Front Range Air Quality Worsens, Making Breathing Difficult
    Front Range Air Quality Worsens, Making Breathing DifficultSeptember 8th, 2020

Other Languages

  • Spanish

Hospital Affiliations