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Elaine M. K. Schwartz, MD, FCCP

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Elaine M. K. Schwartz

Dr. Elaine Schwartz is a board-certified pulmonologist with expertise in post intensive care syndrome &  chronic respiratory failure.

Special Interests

Dr. Elaine Klinge Schwartz is a clinician at National Jewish Health who works in the General Pulmonary Clinic and on the National Jewish inpatient service in the Rose Medical Center Critical Care Unit, where she is also the Medical Director. She sees patients  for a variety of pulmonary disorders and following hospital discharge after their acute critical illness and respiratory failure.  She is also part of the the transtracheal oxygen program, where she evaluates and manages patients with chronic respiratory failure for whom transtracheal oxygen may be a good alternative for long term therapy.



New York Medical College, MD


1992 - 1993
University of Colorado Denver


1994 - 1996
University of Colorado Denver
1992 - 1993
University of Colorado Denver

Awards & Recognition

New York Medical College Trustee Scholarship
2002-2006: Chair, Department of Medicine and Quality Improvement at North Colorado Medical Center

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships


Hospital Affiliations

  • Rose Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver
  • Swedish Medical Center

Academic Affiliations

Actively involved with the education and teaching of Residents in the Department of Medicine and Fellows in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

Teaching & Professional Positions

Associate Professor of Medicine