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Largest Pulmonary Department

National Jewish Health has the largest pulmonary division in the nation and is the only hospital whose principal focus is pulmonary disease. 

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Ranked top 1 percent of hospitals in the U.S.

The Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) ranks National Jewish Health in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation.

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#1 Respiratory Hospital for 15 years

National Jewish Health has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the #1 Respiratory Hospital for 15 years.

US News and World Report Awards

COPD care and Lung Cancer Surgery Program received highest rating.

U.S. News & World Report rated National Jewish Health COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) care and Lung Cancer Surgery program as “high performing,” the highest rating available. 

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Top 8% of Hospitals funded by NIH

National Jewish Health is in the top 8 percent of institutions in the country funded by the National Institutes of Health. 

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More than 50 National Jewish Health physicians have been recognized locally and nationally.

National Jewish Health has more than 50 doctors who have been recognized as outstanding medical professionals by multiple publications. National Jewish Health Physicians are part of Castle Connolly’s “America’s Top Doctors” list as well as 5280 magazine’s “Top Docs” 2016 rankings of Denver-area physicians. 

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National Jewish Health Researchers have published more than 400 peer reviewed scientific journals.

Research has been published in influential publications such as Cell, New England Journal of Medicine, Lancet, JAMA, and Nature.