Amanda Stephens, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Amanda Stephens, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Stephens is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Assistant Professor Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2020 Previously a 5280 Top Doctor America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 131 Patient Ratings 29 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Palliative Care Specialties & Conditions Chronic Cough Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pulmonary Fibrosis Lung Cancer Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Research Areas Palliative Care Integration for Patients with Chronic Respiratory Diseases Special Interests My clinical interest is providing the best possible care for patients with pulmonary disease and critical illness. In addition to identifying and treating the causes of shortness of breath, I am interested in providing multidisciplinary and integrative treatment for the symptom of breathlessness in the outpatient setting. In the inpatient and intensive care settings, I strive to offer as many state of the art interventions as possible along with helping patients and families to determine how we can use these therapies in a way that aligns with their values and goals. News & Videos Pulmonologist and Palliative Care Specialist Dr. Amanda Stephens Joins National Jewish Health Education Education 2011 New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY), MD 2007 Stony Brook University Honors College (Stony Brook NY), BS, Pharmacology & Journalism Residency 2011 - 2014 Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA), Internal Medicine Fellowship 2014 - 2017 Boston University School of Medicine (Boston, MA), Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine 2017 University of Colorado School of Medicine (Aurora, CO), Fellow Awards & Recognition Boston Medical Center Quality Improvement Award Sir James Black Award and Scholarship in Pharmacology Phi Beta Kappa and Golden Key Honor Society Board Certification 2017: ABIM Certified: Critical Care Medicine 2016: ABIM Certified: Pulmonary Diseases 2014: Board Certified in Internal Medicine Publications Stevenson, E. K., Rubenstein, AR., Radin, G. T., Wiener, R. S., & Walkey, A. J. (2014). Two decades of mortality trends among patients with severe sepsis: a comparative meta-analysis. Critical care medicine, 42(3), 625. Stephens AR, Wiener RS, Ieong MH. (In press). Comparison of Strategies to Identify Documented Advance Care Planning Among Patients Presenting with Severe COPD Exacerbations. Journal of Palliative Medicine. URL: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28850288 Stephens, A. R., Karin A. Sloan and Deborah Whalen et al. A Multidisciplinary Quality Improvement Initiative to Reduce Alarm Fatigue from Unnecessary Pulse Oximetry Alarms (American Thoracic Society Poster Discussion Session) Stephens, A. R., Renda S. Wiener and Michael Ieong. “Advance Care Planning in Patients Admitted to the Medical Intensive Care Unit of a Urban Safety-net Hospital for Acute Exacerbation Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease” (American Thoracic Society Poster Discussion Session 2016) Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.8 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 4.8 Confidence in your doctor 4.8 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.8 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Dr Stephens was very thorough and took the time to listen to my concerns and addressed those concerns as best as she could during this initial visit. I left the appointment feeling that finally someone listened to me and my concerns were valid. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Always so pleased when I come there. The place runs like a well oiled machine. Everyone is friendly, kind, knows right where my next appointment is. Feel blessed to be going here and that it is in my back yard. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 It was a great experience to meet with care providers. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 This hospital treats me with dignity. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 I am very happy with the amount of time *Dr. Stephens spent with me and the amount of attention she gave to me. She was very thorough and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Stephens had reviewed my records ahead of time, she listened carefully, and she has suggested [PHI] tests which had not been mentioned by my previous pulmonologist. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 feeling comfortable good National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 *Dr. Stephens was great. [Comment about another provider]. I was VERY HAPPY with new provider. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I really like Dr. Stephens bedside manner. She is thorough, a good listener, and allows me to participate (as a retired NP) in my care plan! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I really appreciate all she dose for me! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Has been friendly, listened well to my concerns & gave me good feedback on tests over good "[time period]" & we made a plan of care. I felt she really cared & wanted to help me, took her time & didn't rush appt. show more National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 I have recommended DrcStephens to several friends. She is an awesome doctor and person. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Great doctor love her. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Dr. Stephens was great. She listened, asked many questions and I feel that she has been very thorough in the plan to move forward to try and find out what is causing my issues. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 *Dr. Stephens was great! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 I think more info might have been helpful re: interactions between potential diagnoses National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Vist was grate National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Good for an MD I had never seen before - she took time to review my medical history to get up to speed before attempting to treat. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr Stephens is a caring and knowledgeable Provider. She's also vey Professional. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Very happy with the attention and professionalism by my care provider National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 I absolutely loved *Amanda Stephens. She was kind & thorough. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 She was kind, not rushed, asked me many questions to help give her a direction of my care. I was listened to, which is so important & she did not make assumptions. I told family & friends how great my experience. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 Absolutely recommend! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 This provider is very compassionate, knowledgeable, and respectful. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 No issues, I have full confidence and trust in my care provider National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 *Amanda is excellent!! She has taken amazing care of me. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 Fine doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 [PHI]. Dr Stephens is professional, absolutely knowledgeable and has wonderful bedside manner. She explained everything she felt I needed for the pulmonary issues I had experienced [PHI]. After all the test she went over the results of every test and what the results meant to me. [PHI]. I have absolute confidence in her and feel that I really matter to her. What a great doctor. I would recommend her any and every time someone would ask for a pulmonologist. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2019 Provider was a little brusque with me for some reason and seemed uninterested in certain progresses I had made or tests that I had done.