Ali Musani

Ali Musani, MD, FACP, FCCP

  • Director, Interventional Pulmonology
  • Department of Medicine


Research Areas

  • Cancer
  • Interventional Pulmonology
  • Pulmonary Disease Research, Other

Programs & Services

  • Lung Cancer Center
  • Lung Nodule Clinic
  • Minimally Invasive Diagnostic Center

Clinical Specialties

  • Pulmonary – Adult
  • Research

Education & Training


Specialized Training, Endotracheal and Endobronchial Diseases (Marseille, France)
Specialized Training, Endobronchial Ultrasound (Hiroshima, Japan)
Specialized Training, Medical Thoracoscopy (Marseille, France)


State University of New York


Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Affiliations with the University of Colorado Denver

Associate Professor of Medicine

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians
World Association for Bronchology
American College of Physicians

Awards & Recognition

Top Physicians of USA, 2007
American College of Chest Physicians Young Leader Award, Oct 2006

Editorial Boards
Journal of Bronchology
World Association of Bronchology
Lung Cancer Frontiers

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine


Martin L. Mayse, MD; Michel Laviolette, MD; Adalberto S. Rubin, MD; Noel Lampron, MD; Michael Simoff, MD; David Duhamel, MD; Ali I. Musani, MD; Rex C. Yung, MD; Atul C. Mehta, MD. Clinical Pearls for Bronchial Thermoplasty. Journal of Bronchology: 14 (2); 115-123, April 2007.

William Krimsky, M.D. Saiyed Sarkar, M.D., Noriaki Kurimoto, M.D., Ph.D., Ali I. Musani, M.D. Endobronchial Ultrasound, A review paper. Journal of Bronchology: 14 (1); 63-69, Jan 2007.

Beau Duea MD. Daniel Sterman MD. Ali I. Musani MD.Tumors of Mediastinum, A review paper. CHEST 128 4 Oct 2005. Ali I. Musani, M.D., Andrew Haas, M.D., Ph.D., Luis Seijo, M.D., Mary Wilby, R.N., C.R.N.P., Daniel H. Sterman, M.D., F.C.C.P. Outpatient Management Of Malignant Pleural Effusions With A Tunneled Pleural Catheter: Pleurodesis Without Sclerosing Agents. Respiration, 2004; 71:559-566.

Vikas Batra, Ali I. Musani (Joint First Author), Annette T. Hastie, Sandhya Khurana, Katherine A. Carpenter, James G. Zangrilli, Stephen P. Peters. Brochoalveolar lavage fluid concentration of Transforming Growth Factor (TGF) B1-B2, Interleukin (IL)- 4 and IL-13 after segmental allergen challenge and their effects on Alpha-Smooth Muscle Actin and Collagen III Synthesis by Human Lung Fibroblast. Clin Exp Allergy 2004; 34:437-444.

More Publications by This Author

Link to Faculty Publications

Link to PubMed for more papers

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Dr. Musani has special interests in interventional pulmonology; early diagnosis of lung cancer; staging of lung cancer; treatment of airway obstruction due to cancers and benign disorders; malignant pleural effusion.

He received extensive training, both locally and internationally, in complicated lung diseases requiring bronchoscopic procedures and pleural procedures.

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    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206
    Main: 877-225-5654
    Alternate: 800-222-5864

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