Jim Lavelle, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

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Medical School:
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1999)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Johns Hopkins University (MD) (1995)
Internship:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program (2000)
Residency:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Internal Medicine (2002)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care

Professional Titles

  • Associate Professor of Clinical Practice, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
  • Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Denver VA Medical Center

Publications

  • Logue EC, Neff CP, Mack DG, Martin AK, Fiorillo S, Lavelle J, Vandivier RW, Campbell TB, Palmer BE, Fontenot AP. Upregulation of Chitinase 1 in Alveolar Macrophages of HIV-Infected Smokers. J Immunol. 2019 Mar 1;202(5):1363-1372. PubMed PMID: 30665939
  • Wehrmann F, Lavelle JC, Collins CB, Tinega AN, Thurman JM, Burnham EL, Simonian PL. ?d T cells protect against LPS-induced lung injury. J Leukoc Biol. 2015 Oct 1. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26428678
  • Mueller SW, Preslaski CR, Kiser TH, Fish DN, Lavelle JC, Malkoski SP, Maclaren R. A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Dose Range Study of Dexmedetomidine as Adjunctive Therapy for Alcohol Withdrawal. Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24351375
  • Maclaren R, Preslaski CR, Mueller SW, Kiser TH, Fish DN, Lavelle JC, Malkoski SP. A Randomized, Double-Blind Pilot Study of Dexmedetomidine Versus Midazolam for Intensive Care Unit Sedation: Patient Recall of Their Experiences and Short-Term Psychological Outcomes. J Intensive Care Med. 2013 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24227448

Practice Locations

Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center
1055 Clermont St
Denver, CO 80220
1-888-336-8262

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

Specialty Information

Specialties
  • Internal Medicine, Board Certification (2002, 2012)
  • Pulmonary Disease, Board Certification (2004, 2015)
  • Critical Care Medicine, Board Certification (2005, 2015)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
  • Lungs and Breathing - Granulomatous Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Lung Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Disorders
  • Lungs and Breathing - Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Lungs and Breathing
  • Critical Care
  • Lungs and Breathing - Chronic Mechanical Ventilation
  • Lungs and Breathing - Chronic Lung Disease of Prematurity (Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia)
  • Lungs and Breathing - Respiratory Disease
  • Lungs and Breathing - Tracheostomy Dependence

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (1999)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Johns Hopkins University (MD) (1995)
Internships:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program (2000)
Residency Programs:
  • University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers Program, Internal Medicine (2002)
Fellowships:
  • University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine (2005)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care
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