Peter Hountras, MD
Assistant Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

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Medical School:
  • MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate School:
  • BA, Wheaton College (IL) (2007)
Internship:
  • Loyola University Medical Center
Residency:
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowships:
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

Professional Titles

  • Physician

Teaching

  • Assistant Professor (2019)
    School of Medicine, Medicine

Publications

  • Hountras P, Bull TM. Advanced therapies for pulmonary embolism. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2020 Sep;26(5):397-405. PubMed PMID: 32740381
  • Marron RM, Rali P, Hountras P, Bull TM. Inferior Vena Cava Filters: Past, Present, and Future. Chest. 2020 Dec;158(6):2579-2589. PubMed PMID: 32795479
  • Taylor JK, Hountras P. A 44-Year-Old Woman With Chest Pain and Dyspnea. Chest. 2020 Nov;158(5):e237-e240. PubMed PMID: 33160544
  • 1. Fakhri S, Hannon K, Moulden K, Peterson R, Hountras P, Bull T, Maloney J, De Marco T, Ivy D, Thenappan T, Sager J, John R, Mazimba S, Hirsch R, Chakinala M, Shlobin O, Lammi M, Zwicke D, Robinson J, Benza R, Klinger J, Grinnan D, Mathai S, Badesch D. Residence at moderately high altitude and its relationship with WHO Group 1 pulmonary arterial hypertension symptom severity and clinical characteristics: the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry. Pulmonary Circulation. October 2020. doi:10.1177/2045894020964342
  • Qi C, Hountras P, Pickens CO, Walter JM, Kruser JM, Singer BD, Seed P, Green SJ, Wunderink RG. Detection of respiratory pathogens in clinical samples using metagenomic shotgun sequencing. J Med Microbiol. 2019 Jul;68(7):996-1002. PubMed PMID: 31136295
  • Connolly S, Hountras P. A 49-Year-Old Woman With Chest Pain, Cough, and Hypoxemia After a Seizure. Chest. 2019 Apr;155(4):e113-e116. PubMed PMID: 30955582
  • Walter JM, Ren Z, Yacoub T, Reyfman PA, Shah RD, Abdala-Valencia H, Nam K, Morgan VK, Anekalla KR, Joshi N, McQuattie-Pimentel AC, Chen CI, Chi M, Han S, Gonzalez-Gonzalez FJ, Soberanes S, Aillon RP, Watanabe S, Williams KJN, Lu Z, Paonessa J, Hountras P, Breganio M, Borkowski N, Donnelly HK, Allen JP, Amaral LA, Bharat A, Misharin AV, Bagheri N, Hauser AR, Budinger GRS, Wunderink RG. Multidimensional Assessment of the Host Response in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Suspected Pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 May 15;199(10):1225-1237. PubMed PMID: 30398927
  • Walter JM, Ren Z, Yacoub T, Reyfman PA, Shah RD, Abdala-Valencia H, Nam K, Morgan VK, Anekalla KR, Joshi N, McQuattie-Pimentel AC, Chen CI, Chi M, Han S, Gonzalez-Gonzalez FJ, Soberanes S, Aillon RP, Watanabe S, Williams KJN, Lu Z, Paonessa J, Hountras P, Breganio M, Borkowski N, Donnelly HK, Allen JP, Amaral LA, Bharat A, Misharin AV, Bagheri N, Hauser AR, Budinger GRS, Wunderink RG. Multidimensional Assessment of the Host Response in Mechanically Ventilated Patients with Suspected Pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 30398927
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Practice Locations

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

UCHealth Pulmonary Vascular Disease Clinic
(PH, PE/CTEPH, HHT, High Altitude) 
12505 E. 16th Ave, 3rd Floor, Inpatient Pavilion 2
Aurora, CO 80045
720-848-5300

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital
Center Affiliations

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification
  • Critical Care Medicine, Board Certification
Clinical Interests
My many clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension/pulmonary vascular disease, high altitude pulmonary hypertension, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH), and hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT).

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine (2011)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BA, Wheaton College (IL) (2007)
Internships:
  • Loyola University Medical Center (0001)
Residency Programs:
  • Loyola University Medical Center, Internal Medicine (0001)
Fellowships:
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (0001)
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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