IVOR S. DOUGLAS, MD, FCCP, FRCP (UK) Professor of Medicine
CHIEF OF PULMONARY AND CRITICAL CARE;
MEDICAL DIRECTOR, MEDICAL INTENSIVE CARE UNIT (MICU)
Ivor S. Douglas, MD is Chief of the Division of Pulmonary Sciences and
Critical Medicine at Denver Health Medical Center and the Director of the
Medical Intensive Care Unit. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at
the University of Colorado, Denver. He is co-chair of the medical center’s
critical care committee.
He completed medical school in South Africa and Internal Medicine
Residency training in London, Great Britain. He moved to the University of
Chicago in 1994 and completed pulmonary and critical care fellowship
training and achieved Board Certification. Dr. Douglas has been
recognized annually for clinical care by 5280 Magazine and Best Doctors in America. In addition to championing the implementation of computerized provider order entry (CPOE) and ICU electronic medical record system at DHMC, Dr. Douglas oversees quality performance improvement for the ICU. Dr. Douglas has received housestaff teaching awards at the U. Chicago, Columbia University and UC Denver and the Outstanding Clinician award from Denver Health. Dr. Douglas is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and the American College of Chest Physicians.
Dr. Douglas is an NIH, DOD and industry-funded principle investigator for ongoing investigations in several aspects of clinical critical care including acute lung injury, sepsis, metabolic disturbances in critical illness, ventilator-associated pneumonia, the contribution of alcohol intoxication and withdrawal in critical illness and therapeutic strategies for sedation and delirium in the critically ill. Dr. Douglas is co-investigator for the NIH-funded Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network (PETAL).
Dr. Douglas is a peer reviewer for high impact medical journals; serves on NIH SEP study sections and steering and safety committees for several ongoing international critical care trials and represented the Soc. Of Critical Care Medicine to the Hospital Quality Alliance, a national body that endorsed and reported quality measures for hospitalized patients in the US.
He was co-chair of the international Surviving Sepsis Campaign Guideline writing committee and was national PI for the CMMI-funded High Value Healthcare Collaborative's Sepsis Improvement project that is implementing sepsis-bundle care using Toyota Lean systems strategies.
He served as Chair of the American Thoracic Society’s Critical Care Assembly program committee, Chair of the ATS Healthcare Policy Committee, and served on the board of Colorado’s QIO, the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care (CFMC). Dr. Douglas additionally represents the American Hospital Association on the Joint Commission’s Hospital Professional & Technical Advisory Committee (PTAC).
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Ivor S. Douglas MD. FRCP(UK) (Adminstrator, Doris Quintana)
Chief, Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care Medicine
Professor, Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care
Director; Medical Intensive Care; Denver Health
Department of Medicine, MC 4000
777 Bannock Street; Denver, CO 80204
Telephone: (303) 602 5012; Fax: (303) 602 5755