Mark Kearns, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (1999)
Residency:
  • Ohio State University Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

Publications

  • Douglas IS, Rosenthal CA, Swanson DD, Hiller T, Oakes J, Bach J, Whelchel C, Pickering J, George T, Kearns M, Hanley M, Mould K, Roark S, Mansoori J, Mehta A, Schmidt EP, Neumeier A. Safety and Outcomes of Prolonged Usual Care Prone Position Mechanical Ventilation to Treat Acute Coronavirus Disease 2019 Hypoxemic Respiratory Failure. Crit Care Med. 2021 Jan 18. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 33405409
  • Milinic T, Marll M, Hoffman M, Kearns MT. Diffuse Idiopathic Pulmonary Neuroendocrine Cell Hyperplasia Disguising as Asthma Exacerbation. Presented at American Thoracic Society Virtual Session. August 5, 2020.
  • Ramadurai D, Kearns MT, Sarcone E, Neumeier A. Health Disparities Education Implemented Through a Case-Based Critical Care Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents. Presented at American Thoracic Society Virtual Session. August 5, 2020.
  • Ahn B, Goel K, Kearns MT. The Case of the Non-Resolving Pulmonary Edema: A Unique Presentation of Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis. Presented at the American Thoracic Society Virtual Session. August 5, 2020.
  • King SI, Hudler A, Held N, Kearns MT. Purulent Pericarditis: Rapid Progression to Cardiac Tamponade and Obstructive Shock. Presented at the American Thoracic Society Virtual Session. August 5, 2020.
  • Yunt ZX, Mohning MP, Barthel L, Kearns MT, Tuder RM, Hyde DM, Henson PM, Janssen WJ. Kinetics of the angiogenic response in lung endothelium following acute inflammatory injury with bleomycin. Exp Lung Res. 2014 Oct;40(8):415-25. PubMed PMID: 25153689
  • Kearns MT, Barthel L, Bednarek JM, Yunt ZX, Henson PM, Janssen WJ. Fas ligand-expressing lymphocytes enhance alveolar macrophage apoptosis in the resolution of acute pulmonary inflammation. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2014 Jul 1;307(1):L62-70. PubMed PMID: 24838751
  • Janssen WJ, Yunt ZX, Muldrow A, Kearns MT, Kloepfer A, Barthel L, Bratton DL, Bowler RP, Henson PM. Circulating hematopoietic progenitor cells are decreased in COPD. COPD. 2014 Jun;11(3):277-89. PubMed PMID: 24182349
  • Janssen WJ, Yunt ZX, Muldrow A, Kearns MT, Kloepfer A, Barthel L, Bratton DL, Bowler RP, Henson PM. Circulating Hematopoietic Progenitor Cells are Decreased in COPD. COPD. 2013 Nov 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24182349
  • Kearns MT, Dalal S, Horstmann SA, Richens TR, Tanaka T, Doe JM, Boe DM, Voelkel NF, Taraseviciene-Stewart L, Janssen WJ, Lee CG, Elias JA, Bratton D, Tuder RM, Henson PM, Vandivier RW. Vascular endothelial growth factor enhances macrophage clearance of apoptotic cells. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2012 Apr 1;302(7):L711-8. PubMed PMID: 22307908
  • Janssen WJ, Barthel L, Muldrow A, Oberley-Deegan RE, Kearns MT, Jakubzick C, Henson PM. Fas determines differential fates of resident and recruited macrophages during resolution of acute lung injury. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2011 Sep 1;184(5):547-60. PubMed PMID: 21471090
  • Janssen WJ, Muldrow A, Kearns MT, Barthel L, Henson PM. Development and characterization of a lung-protective method of bone marrow transplantation in the mouse. J Immunol Methods. 2010 May 31;357(1-2):1-9. PubMed PMID: 20347833
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Professional Memberships

  • American Thoracic Society (ATS), Member
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, Member

Practice Locations

Denver Health
777 Bannock St
Denver, CO 80204
303-436-6000

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2007)
  • Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification (2009)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Board Certification (2010)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Critical Care
  • Lungs and Breathing
Public Speaking
Yes
Acute respiratory failure, ARDS, Ventilator management

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of Nebraska College of Medicine (2003)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, University of Nebraska–Lincoln (NE) (1999)
Residency Programs:
  • Ohio State University Hospital Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2007)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2011)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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