Dr. Jeffrey A Desjardin MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Jeffrey Desjardin is an infectious disease specialist in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and North Suburban Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 19 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Exempla Lutheran Medical Center and one of 5 at North Suburban Medical Center who specialize in Infectious Disease.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: General Infectious Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Exempla Lutheran Medical Center

North Suburban Medical Center

St Anthony North Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1990 - 1994

Tufts Medical Center
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1995 - 1998

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Class of 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Infectious Disease

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

CO State Medical License
Active through 2013

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Clinical utility of blood cultures drawn from central venous or arterial catheters in critically ill surgical patients.
Martinez, J.A., DesJardin, J.A., Aronoff, M., Supran, S., Nasraway, S.A., Snydman, D.R.

Effect of macrolides as part of initial empiric therapy on length of stay in patients hospitalized with community-acquired pneumonia.
Stahl, J. E., Barza, M., DesJardin, J., Martin, R., Eckman, M. H.

Varicella zoster virus infections following allogeneic bone marrow transplantation: frequency, risk factors, and clinical outcome.
Koc, Y., Miller, K. B., Schenkein, D. P., Griffith, J., Akhtar, M., DesJardin, J., Snydman, D. R.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Tennessee Network 5
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • PriorityHealth HMO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • Spectrum Health
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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