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Center for Post-COVID Care and Recovery

Many people recovering from COVID-19 suffer lingering effects following infection, both physical and emotional. The Center for Post-COVID Care and Recovery at National Jewish Health in Denver, CO, helps patients continue their recovery journey.


Clinical Services

  • Multidisciplinary team of physicians, advanced practice providers, PT, OT, ST
  • Multispecialty support: pulmonology, allergy& immunology, cardiology, electrophysiology,
    gastroenterology, infectious disease, and sleep medicine
  • Full array of radiologic, physiologic and laboratory testing
  • Rehabilitative, neurocognitive and social support services
  • Potential involvement in research studies and clinical trials
  • Patient support groups


Immediate Needs after Recovery

  • Control of persistent symptoms (cough, dyspnea)
  • Supplemental oxygen
  • Post-discharge physical and emotional function
  • Issues relating to safe return-to-work and discontinuation of transmission-based precautions
  • Adequate nutrition and safe mobility


Post COVID Conditions


  • Persistent respiratory symptoms - shortness of breath, cough, wheezing
  • Persistent radiographic abnormalities 
  • Need for supplemental oxygen
  • Hospital / ICU follow-up after severe infection, pneumonia, ARDS


  • Inappropriate tachycardia, palpitations, chest pain
  • Myocarditis and arrhythmias
  • Abnormal EKG, echo, Holter monitor readings


Related Conditions


Related Programs


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    Anne DelBovo, NP

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    Nir M. Goldstein, MD, FCCP

  • Vamsi P. Guntur

    Vamsi P. Guntur, MD, MSc

  • Rebecca C. Keith

    Rebecca C. Keith, MD

  • Howard Saft

    Howard Saft, MD, MS

  • Jennifer Sederberg

    Jennifer Sederberg, NP

Reasons to Choose National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked #1 or #2 in Pulmonology by U.S. News & World Report for 26 consecutive years
  • Ranked in the top 5% of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 6% of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to hundreds of active clinical trials
  • 124-year history of focus on care, research and education serving patients from around the world with lung, heart, immune and related disorders
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