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David Badesch , MD

Professor, Medicine-Pulm Sciences & Crit Care
Clinic Phone: 720-848-5300

Specialties: Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Disease, Critical Care Medicine

Location: Aurora - University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)

Clinical Interest for Patients: I am part of an outstanding team of caregivers who have earned a worldwide reputation for excellence in the field of pulmonary hypertension. I have dedicated my career to improving the treatment of patients who are afflicted with PAH, preferring to apply an evidence-based approach toward therapy. By serving as a member and/or chairman of many PAH-related planning committees, and presenting lectures on current clinical trials and advances in the field of PAH, I have been actively involved in furthering research, treatment options, and disease awareness .
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension
General Information
Gender: Male
Language: English
Care Philosophy: I believe strongly in the benefits of clinical trials, and contributing to our knowledge about pulmonary hypertension. As an investigator of the treatments that are currently approved for PAH, I offer to our patients the option of receiving currently approved therapies, as well as the possibility of participating in cutting edge clinical trials. Our team strives to provide the very best clinical care available, and to contribute to advancing new therapeutic options for the future.
Personal Interests: Outside of the clinic, I enjoy spending time with my wife and two daughters, travelling, and road cycling.
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, University of Virginia School of Medicine (1983)

Undergraduate Schools
BA, Vanderbilt University (TN) (1979)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center Program (1984)

Residency Program
Vanderbilt University Program, Internal Medicine (1986)

University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease (1989)

Specialty Information
Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1986)
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification (1988)
Internal Medicine - Critical Care Medicine, Board Certification (2009)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location
University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)
12605 E. 16th Ave.
Aurora, CO 80045
(720) 848-0000 

Job Titles
Academic - Professor
Clinical - Clinical Director, Pulmonary Hypertension Center
Other - Chair, Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee

Department, Section / Division
Medicine, Medicine-Pulm Sciences & Crit Care

Professional Memberships
American College of Chest Physicians - Fellow
American Thoracic Society (ATS) - Member
American College of Physicians (ACP) - Fellow
Society of Critical Care Medicine - Member
Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: Pulmonary Hypertension

Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital

Clinical Location: Aurora - University of Colorado Hospital (UCH)

Clinic Phone: 720-848-5300
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