Juan Lessing, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Hospital Medicine

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Medical School:
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (2005)
Internship:
  • University of Washington Program (2012)
Residency:
  • University of Washington Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2015)
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine

Publications

  • Crowe B, Tahhan SG, Lacy C, Grzankowski J, Lessing JN. Things We Do for No Reason™: Routine Correction of Elevated INR and Thrombocytopenia Prior to Paracentesis in Patients with Cirrhosis. J Hosp Med. 2020 Sep 23. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 32966201
  • Lessing JN, Anderson LR, Mark NM, Maggio LA, Durning SJ. Academics in Absentia: An Opportunity to Rethink Conferences in the Age of Coronavirus Cancellations. Acad Med. 2020 Dec;95(12):1834-1837. PubMed PMID: 32852317
  • Lessing JN, Rendón P, Durning SJ, Roesch JJ. Approaches to Clinical Reasoning Assessment. Acad Med. 2020 Aug;95(8):1285. PubMed PMID: 31972679
  • Lessing JN, Wheeler DJ, Beaman J, Diaz MJ, Dhaliwal G. How to facilitate an unscripted morning report case conference. Clin Teach. 2020 Aug;17(4):360-365. PubMed PMID: 31749299
  • Greenblatt HK, Lessing JN, Cumbler C. “A Head-Scratcher Without An Itch: Presumptive Primary Biliary Cholangitis In An Elderly Man.” J Gen Intern Med. 2020.
  • Waymel W, Hudler A, Lessing JN. “Searching for the Antigen: A Case of Recurring Hypoxia.” J Gen Intern Med. 2020.
  • McGee C, Lessing JN. “Speed Up a Slow Down: Recognizing GLP-1 Gastroparesis and SGLT-2 Euglycemic DKA.” J Gen Intern Med. 2020.
  • Lewien P, Lessing JN, Dietsche C. “A Common Drug Causing An Unusual Eruption: Furosemide Triggering Bullous Pemphigoid.” J Gen Intern Med. 2020.
  • Lessing JN, Wheeler DJ, Beaman J, Diaz MJ, Dhaliwal G. How to facilitate an unscripted morning report case conference. Clin Teach. 2019 Nov 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31749299
  • Lessing JN, Bryan S, Johnson C, Keating J, Guerrasio J. Junior doctor remediation: an international reflection. Med J Aust. 2019 Dec;211(11):507-508.e1. PubMed PMID: 31742697
  • Lessing JN, Manesh R. Orbital Cellulitis with Subperiosteal Abscess (with Video). J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Nov;34(11):2684-2686. PubMed PMID: 31485972
  • Lane KP, Chia C, Lessing JN, Limes J, Mathews B, Schaefer J, Seltz LB, Turner G, Wheeler B, Wooldridge D, Olson AP. Improving Resident Feedback on Diagnostic Reasoning after Handovers: The LOOP Project. J Hosp Med. 2019 Oct 1;14(10):622-625. PubMed PMID: 31433779
  • Lessing JN, Lacy ME. A Student Reflection on Doctoring With Confidence. Ann Intern Med. 2019 May 21;170(10):739. PubMed PMID: 31108532
  • Lessing JN, Slingsby TJ, Betz M. Hyperacute Gonococcal Keratoconjunctivitis. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Mar;34(3):477-478. PubMed PMID: 30652276
  • Subramanian A, Connor DM, Berger G, Lessing JN, Mehta N, Manesh R, Kohlwes J. A Curriculum for Diagnostic Reasoning: JGIM's Exercises in Clinical Reasoning. J Gen Intern Med. 2019 Mar;34(3):344-345. PubMed PMID: 30334181
  • Lessing JN, McGee S. Therapy for Cellulitis. JAMA. 2016 Nov 15;316(19):2046-2047. PubMed PMID: 27838713
  • Lessing JN, Mathias PC, Pierce RG. A Tincture of Time-Latent Crystal Formation and Clinical Decision-Making in Acute Gout: A Teachable Moment. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Feb;176(2):165-6. PubMed PMID: 26658830
  • Mark NM, Lessing JN, Çoruh B. Crowning achievement: a case of dental aspiration. Radiol Case Rep. 2015 Dec;10(4):36-8. PubMed PMID: 26649115
  • Mark NM, Lessing JN, Buckley SA, Tierney LM Jr. Diagnostic Utility of Food Terminology: Culinary Clues for the Astute Diagnostician. Am J Med. 2015 Sep;128(9):933-5. PubMed PMID: 25863151
  • Crowe B, Eckstrom E, Lessing JN. Missed Opportunity for Fall Prevention: A Teachable Moment. Accepted to JAMA IM.
  • Lessing JN, Mark NM, Pierce RG. AM Last Page: How to Get More Juice From Each Squeeze: maximizing outputs from academic efforts. Accepted to Academic Medicine.
  • Lessing JN, Yazdani Farsad Y, Cumbler E. Eradicating Jargon-Oblivion—A Proposed Classification System of Medical Jargon. Accepted to J Gen Intern Med.
  • Crowe BD, Lessing JN. Routine Correction of Elevated INR and Thrombocytopenia Prior to Paracentesis in Patients with Cirrhosis. Accompanying Slide Deck, 2021. Tool published at (***link to be added by JHM)
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Practice Locations

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

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2014)

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Princeton University (NJ) (2005)
Internships:
  • University of Washington Program (2012)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Washington Program, Chief Resident, Internal Medicine (2015)
Department: Medicine-Hospital Medicine
Contact Us
CU Anschutz
Fitzsimons Building

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

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