Michael D. Iseman, MD  


The Girard and Madeline Beno Chair

   in Mycobacterial Diseases

Chief, Clinical Mycobacteriology Service

   in the Mycobacterial Disease Division

National Jewish Medical and Research Center

Professor of Pulmonary Medicine and Infectious Diseases

University of Colorado School of Medicine



Chief, Mycobacteria Disease Division

Department of Medicine

National Jewish Medical and Research Center

1400 Jackson Street

Denver, CO  80206

TEL:  303-398-1667

FAX:  303-398-1476



Dr. Iseman is Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado with appointments in both the Divisions of Pulmonary Medicine and Infectious Diseases.  He is Chief of the Clinical Mycobacterial Disease Service of the National Jewish Medical and Research Center in Denver.  His primary areas of clinical and research interest are tuberculosis (with particular emphasis on multidrug-resistant disease) and mycobacterial diseases other than tuberculosis.  Professor Iseman was Editor-in-Chief of the medical journal The International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease published in Paris by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease from 1994-2002.  He has authored a textbook "A Clinicians Guide to Tuberculosis", which was published in 2000.  He is currently working on his second edition.  Dr. Iseman has received numerous honors including:


Recipient of the Kaiser Permanente Award for "Excellence in Teaching" University of Colorado School of Medicine,1980 and 1981.

Recipient, "Medal for Excellence in Clinical Medicine" Alumni Association, Columbia University College of Physician's & Surgeons, 1995.          

Lecture, "Louis E. Guerrero Memorial " University of Santa Tomas Manila, Philippines, 1996.

Inductee, Pulmonary Hall of Fame Colorado Trudeau Society American Lung Association of Colorado, 1997. 

Louis B. Mark Memorial Lecture American College Of Chest Physicians Chicago, Illinois, 1999.

The James D. Bruce Public Health Award, The American College of Physicians Atlanta, Georgia, 2001.