Ali Musani, MD
Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

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Medical School:
  • MD, Dow Medical College, Karachi Pakistan (1990)
Internship:
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program (1994)
Residency:
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program, Internal Medicine (1996)
Fellowships:
  • Thomas Jefferson University Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2001)
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Program, Pulmonary Disease (2002)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

Professional Titles

  • Director, Interventional Pulmonology
  • Director, Bronchoscopy Service

Teaching

  • Professor of Meidicne (2017)
    School of Medicine, Medicine
    Interventional Pulmonology

Publications

  • Kniese CM, Musani AI. Bronchoscopic treatment of inoperable nonsmall cell lung cancer. Eur Respir Rev. 2020 Dec 31;29(158). PubMed PMID: 33153988
  • Musani AI. Certificate of Added Qualification in Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy. Chest. 2020 Nov;158(5):1839-1840. PubMed PMID: 32622818
  • Iftikhar IH, Schimmel M, Sardi A, Mehta I, Gonzalez E, Musani AI. Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction with Valves and Coils. A Network Meta-analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2020 Nov;17(11):1468-1475. PubMed PMID: 32574516
  • Lamb CR, Desai NR, Angel L, Chaddha U, Sachdeva A, Sethi S, Bencheqroun H, Mehta H, Akulian J, Argento AC, Diaz-Mendoza J, Musani A, Murgu S. Use of Tracheostomy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: American College of Chest Physicians/American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology/Association of Interventional Pulmonology Program Directors Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2020 Oct;158(4):1499-1514. PubMed PMID: 32512006
  • Guinde J, Roy P, Dutau H, Musani A, Quadrelli S, Stratakos G, Vergnon JM, Tremblay A, Fortin M. An International Survey of Mediastinal Staging Practices amongst Interventional Bronchoscopists. Respiration. 2020;99(6):508-515. PubMed PMID: 32485718
  • Wahidi MM, Lamb C, Murgu S, Musani A, Shojaee S, Sachdeva A, Maldonado F, Mahmood K, Kinsey M, Sethi S, Mahajan A, Majid A, Keyes C, Alraiyes AH, Sung A, Hsia D, Eapen G. American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (AABIP) Statement on the Use of Bronchoscopy and Respiratory Specimen Collection in Patients With Suspected or Confirmed COVID-19 Infection. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2020 Oct;27(4):e52-e54. PubMed PMID: 32195687
  • Sethi J, Ali MS, Mohananey D, Nanchal R, Maldonado F, Musani A. Are Transbronchial Cryobiopsies Ready for Prime Time?: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2019 Jan;26(1):22-32. PubMed PMID: 29901533
  • Mahajan AK, Folch E, Musani A. Should Interventional Pulmonologists Take Ownership for Ordering Next-Generation Sequencing and Immunohistochemistries for Patients With Newly Diagnosed Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer?. Chest. 2019 Dec;156(6):1281-1282. PubMed PMID: 31812206
  • Musani AI. The American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Announces the Certificate of Added Qualification in Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy. Chest. 2019 Oct;156(4):813. PubMed PMID: 31590717
  • Musani AI. The American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology Announces the First Certificate of Added Qualification in Advanced Diagnostic Bronchoscopy. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2019 Jul;26(3):153-154. PubMed PMID: 31233470
  • Musani AI. Pulmonary Disease. Med Clin North Am. 2019 May;103(3):xix-xx. PubMed PMID: 30955525
  • Ali MS, Ghori UK, Musani AI. Orphan Lung Diseases. Med Clin North Am. 2019 May;103(3):503-515. PubMed PMID: 30955517
  • Lanks CW, Musani AI, Hsia DW. Community-acquired Pneumonia and Hospital-acquired Pneumonia. Med Clin North Am. 2019 May;103(3):487-501. PubMed PMID: 30955516
  • Kniese CM, Musani AI. Interventional Pulmonology: A Focused Review for Primary Care Physicians. Med Clin North Am. 2019 May;103(3):399-412. PubMed PMID: 30955509
  • Sethi J, Ali MS, Mohananey D, Nanchal R, Maldonado F, Musani A. Are Transbronchial Cryobiopsies Ready for Prime Time?: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2019 Jan;26(1):22-32. PubMed PMID: 29901533
  • Ali MS, Sethi J, Taneja A, Musani A, Maldonado F. Computed Tomography Bronchus Sign and the Diagnostic Yield of Guided Bronchoscopy for Peripheral Pulmonary Lesions. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Aug;15(8):978-987. PubMed PMID: 29877715
  • Musani AI. Revolution in Respiratory Medicine. Clin Chest Med. 2018 Mar;39(1):xvii-xviii. PubMed PMID: 29433729
  • Moore AJ, Mercer RM, Musani AI. Advances in Interventional Pulmonology. Clin Chest Med. 2018 Mar;39(1):271-280. PubMed PMID: 29433722
  • Hsia DW, Musani AI. Bronchoscopic Therapies for Peripheral Lung Malignancies. Clin Chest Med. 2018 Mar;39(1):245-259. PubMed PMID: 29433720
  • Donato L, Mai Hong Tran T, Ghori UK, Musani AI. Pediatric Interventional Pulmonology. Clin Chest Med. 2018 Mar;39(1):229-238. PubMed PMID: 29433718
  • Hammond K, Ghori UK, Musani AI. Tracheobronchomalacia and Excessive Dynamic Airway Collapse. Clin Chest Med. 2018 Mar;39(1):223-228. PubMed PMID: 29433717
  • Musani AI, Veir JK, Huang Z, Lei T, Groshong S, Worley D. Photodynamic therapy via navigational bronchoscopy for peripheral lung cancer in dogs. Lasers Surg Med. 2018 Jul;50(5):483-490. PubMed PMID: 29399826
  • Ali MS, Musani AI, Gaurav K. Pulmonary Foreign Body: An Unusual Cause of Recurrent Pneumonia. Arch Bronconeumol. 2018 Jan;54(1):39. PubMed PMID: 28666600
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Practice Locations

UCHealth Pulmonology Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1635 Aurora Ct
7th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-0748

UCHealth Pulmonary Nodule Clinic - Anschutz Medical Campus
1665 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-9264

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (1997)
  • Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification (2001)
  • Interventional Pulmonology, Board Certification (2014)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Lungs and Breathing - Interventional Pulmonology
Clinical Interests
Dr. Musani has special interests in interventional pulmonology; early diagnosis of lung cancer; staging of lung cancer; treatment of airway obstruction due to cancers and benign disorders; malignant pleural effusion. He received extensive training, both locally and internationally, in complicated lung diseases requiring bronchoscopic procedures and pleural procedures.

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Dow Medical College, Karachi Pakistan (1990)
Internships:
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program (1994)
Residency Programs:
  • SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn Program, Internal Medicine (1996)
Fellowships:
  • Thomas Jefferson University Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2001)
  • University of Pennsylvania Health System Program, Pulmonary Disease (2002)
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Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
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Fitzsimons Building

13001 East 17th Place
Campus Box C290
Aurora, CO 80045

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