Aryeh Fischer, MD
Chief, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine
National Jewish Health
1994 - 1998 University of Maryland School of Medicine, MD
Fellowship Research Interests
Dr. Aryeh Fischer is Acting Chief of Rheumatology, Co-Director of the Autoimmune Lung Center, and Associate Professor of Medicine at National Jewish Health. Dr. Fischer has strong clinical and research interests involving autoimmune lung disease and connective tissue disease associated - interstitial lung disease and pulmonary arterial hypertension in particular. Dr. Fischer has served as an invited lecturer on autoimmune lung disease at numerous national and international medical conferences and has published numerous original research articles, review articles and textbook chapters within these arenas. Dr. Fischer also has clinical interests in other systemic autoimmune diseases, and systemic sclerosis (scleroderma) in particular.
Fischer A, Interstitial Lung Disease: A Rheumatologist’s Perspective. Journal of Clinical Rheumatology 2009. 15(2):95-99.
Fischer A, Swigris JJ, West SG, Brown KK, du Bois R M. Connective Tissue Disease Associated Interstitial Lung Disease: A call for clarification. Chest 2010;138 251-256.
Fischer A, Solomon JJ, du Bois RM, Deane KD, Olson AL, Fernandez-Perez ER, Huie TJ, Stevens AD, Gill MB, Rabinovitch AM, Lynch DA, Burns DA, Pineiro IS, Groshong SD, Duarte Achcar RD, Brown KK, Martin RJ, Swigris JJ. Lung disease with anti-CCP antibodies but not rheumatoid arthritis or connective tissue disease. Respiratory Medicine. 2012 Jul;106(7):1040-7.
Fischer A, Bull TM, Steen VD. A practical approach to screening for scleroderma-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension. Arthritis Care Research. 2012 ; 64 (3):303–310.
Fischer A & du Bois RM. Interstitial Lung Disease in Connective Tissue Disorders: Prognosis and Therapeutic Dilemmas. The Lancet. In Press.
Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, National Jewish Health
Director, Scleroderma Clinic, University of Colorado.