Pei Jai Michael Ho, MD
Professor, Medicine-Cardiology

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Medical School:
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine (1997)
Graduate School :
  • PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2005)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, University of California–Berkeley (CA) (1993)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1998)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (1999)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Cardiovascular Disease (2004)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology


  • Valle JA, Ho PM. Supporting Decisions or Decision Support? Challenges of Achieving Meaningful Clinical Decision Support in the Modern Era of the Electronic Health Record. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Nov 19;8(22):e014704. PubMed PMID: 31707944
  • Olivier CB, Fan J, Askari M, Mahaffey KW, Heidenreich PA, Perino AC, Leef GC, Ho PM, Harrington RA, Turakhia MP. Site Variation and Outcomes for Antithrombotic Therapy in Atrial Fibrillation Patients After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2019 Aug;12(8):e007604. PubMed PMID: 31416357
  • Khazanie P, Ho PM. Leveraging Value-Based Payment Models to Reduce Sex Differences in Care. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Aug;12(8):e006038. PubMed PMID: 31416348
  • Levy AE, Ream KS, Ho PM. ICD-10 Coding of Type 2 Myocardial Infarction and Myocardial Injury as It Relates to US Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Value-Based Payment Programs. JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31411635
  • Spector-Bagdady K, Ho PM, Nallamothu BK. Nonregulated Interventions, Clinical Trial Registration, and Editorial Responsibility. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2019 Jun;12(6):e005721. PubMed PMID: 31181958
  • Asundi A, Stanislawski M, Mehta P, Baron AE, Mull HJ, Ho PM, Zimetbaum PJ, Gupta K, Branch-Elliman W. Real-world effectiveness of infection prevention interventions for reducing procedure-related cardiac device infections: Insights from the veterans affairs clinical assessment reporting and tracking program. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2019 Aug;40(8):855-862. PubMed PMID: 31159895
  • Shang P, Liu GG, Zheng X, Ho PM, Hu S, Li J, Jiang Z, Li X, Bai X, Gao Y, Xing C, Wang Y, Normand SL, Krumholz HM. Association Between Medication Adherence and 1-Year Major Cardiovascular Adverse Events After Acute Myocardial Infarction in China. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 May 7;8(9):e011793. PubMed PMID: 31057004
  • Liu W, Grunwald GK, Ho PM. Two-part models for cost with zeros to decompose effects of covariates on probability of cost, mean nonzero cost, and mean total cost. Stat Med. 2019 Jul 10;38(15):2767-2782. PubMed PMID: 30895636
  • Maw AM, Hassanin A, Ho PM, McInnes MDF, Moss A, Juarez-Colunga E, Soni NJ, Miglioranza MH, Platz E, DeSanto K, Sertich AP, Salame G, Daugherty SL. Diagnostic Accuracy of Point-of-Care Lung Ultrasonography and Chest Radiography in Adults With Symptoms Suggestive of Acute Decompensated Heart Failure: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. JAMA Netw Open. 2019 Mar 1;2(3):e190703. PubMed PMID: 30874784
  • Leppert MH, Poisson SN, Sillau SH, Campbell JD, Ho PM, Burke JF. Is Prevalence of Atherosclerotic Risk Factors Increasing Among Young Adults? It Depends on How You Ask. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Mar 19;8(6):e010883. PubMed PMID: 30857455
  • Leef GC, Perino AC, Askari M, Fan J, Ho PM, Olivier CB, Longo L, Mahaffey KW, Turakhia MP. Appropriateness of Direct Oral Anticoagulant Dosing in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: Insights From the Veterans Health Administration. J Pharm Pract. 2019 Feb 21;:897190019828270. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30791808
  • Adamek KE, Ramadurai D, Gunzburger E, Plomondon ME, Ho PM, Raghavan S. Association of Diabetes Mellitus Status and Glycemic Control With Secondary Prevention Medication Adherence After Acute Myocardial Infarction. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Feb 5;8(3):e011448. PubMed PMID: 30712488
  • Kiser TH, Reynolds PM, Moss M, Burnham EL, Ho PM, Vandivier RW. Impact of Macrolide Antibiotics on Hospital Readmissions and Other Clinically Important Outcomes in Critically Ill Patients with Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Propensity Score-Matched Cohort Study. Pharmacotherapy. 2019 Mar;39(3):242-252. PubMed PMID: 30663791
  • Whittington MD, Ho PM, Helfrich CD. Recommendations for the Use of Audit and Feedback to De-Implement Low-Value Care. Am J Med Qual. 2019 Jul Aug;34(4):409-411. PubMed PMID: 30654620
  • Valle JA, Ho PM. Excluding the Elephant in the Room: Cardiac Arrest. J Am Heart Assoc. 2019 Jan 8;8(1):e011381. PubMed PMID: 30595066
  • McCreight MS, Lambert-Kerzner A, O'Donnell CI, Grunwald GK, Hebert P, Gillette M, Jneid H, Parashar A, Grossman PM, Helfrich C, Mavromatis K, Saket G, Ho PM. Improving anti-platelet therapy adherence in the Veterans Health Administration: A randomized multi-site hybrid effectiveness-implementation study protocol. Contemp Clin Trials. 2019 Feb;77:104-110. PubMed PMID: 30576842
  • Frank JW, Carey E, Nolan C, Kerns RD, Sandbrink F, Gallagher R, Ho PM. Increased Nonopioid Chronic Pain Treatment in the Veterans Health Administration, 2010-2016. Pain Med. 2019 May 1;20(5):869-877. PubMed PMID: 30137520
  • Prouse AF, Langner P, Plomondon ME, Ho PM, Valle JA, Barón AE, Armstrong EJ, Waldo SW. Temporal trends in the management and clinical outcomes of lower extremity arterial thromboembolism within a national Veteran population. Vasc Med. 2019 Feb;24(1):41-49. PubMed PMID: 30105938
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Professional Memberships

  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow
  • American Heart Association (AHA), Member

Practice Locations

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220

Hospital Affiliation
  • Veterans Affairs Medical Center
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Cardiovascular Disease, Board Certification (2004)
  • Internal Medicine
  • Cardiology, Board Certification (2004)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Heart and Circulation

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine (1997)
Graduate Schools:
  • PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2005)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, University of California–Berkeley (CA) (1993)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program (1998)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Internal Medicine (1999)
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Cardiovascular Disease (2004)
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Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Cardiology
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13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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