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 2022 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 4.7 out of 5 stars 194 Patient Ratings 35 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 4.7 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.8 Provider explained things clearly 4.7 Amount of time spent with you 4.7 Provider included you in decisions 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.7 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.7 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, 2021 All went well. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 She was amazing. Didn't rush me, listened to my concerns. Asked questions and didn't treat me like I was stupid or my concerns were stupid. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I felt like after years of going to doctors who didn't know what was wrong and just wanted to write me a prescription and send me along, this doctor acted like she was going to do a lot of things to get to the root of the problem and help me solve it. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 We are still working on my breathing issue National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 My time with *Dr. Stephens was very helpful. She is coordinating tests and consultation with other doctors to determine the best course of treatment. She was well prepared having studied all my records. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Wonderful experience and very understanding National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Excellent, Good care National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Everyone showed concern and compassion regarding my condition. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Provider was attentive and helpful through the entire visit. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 I appreciated all the time Amanda took listening to me and discussing things with me. show more National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr. Stephens was very considerate. She spent time with me and listened to understand the situation, how I was feeling and what the next steps. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 The doctor was amazing! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr Stephen's is wonderful. She is the first Dr that has ever really sat and listened to me. She made me feel comfortable and confident with the care I was receiving. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Best introductory meeting I have ever had with a physician. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 *Dr. Stephens explains all the big terms and explains the terms so I can understand. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 For me, this is a somewhat complicated matter and Amanda first desired to obtain prior medical records so as not to duplicate past efforts and plan for future decisions which I concurred with. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Pleased with doctor and care so far. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr. Stevens was terrific. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Extremely professional, knowledgeable and caring National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 The doctor was very kind, very thorough and genuinely cared about my health and wellness. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 I truly felt like Dr. Stephens listened to my 'long' story. It made me feel better. . . I was very grateful she listened. Dr. Stephens explained her thoughts and next steps for me in words I could understand! :) [Protected health information]. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 *Dr. Stephens is AMAZING! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 This was the first time I met with this provider and the first time at this facility. I do not have much to compare this visit to. I will be taking more tests in the future and will have better information to report on further surveys. I was happy with the service so far. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 I have full confidence in the treatment and advise from my caregiver National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 DR Stephens always takes time to listen. She provides superior care! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Great National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Stephens was terrific extremely professional, knowledgeable, empathetic and patient. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Explanations were excellent with drawings, diagrams, examples. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Stephens was very attentive and punctual. I felt very comfortable with her. She listened to me before asking any questions and responding. She was very thorough and addressed everything I was concerned about. My appt was scheduled for an hour and we used 45 minutes of the hour, but I was in no way rushed and it was evident that Dr. Stephens wanted to take the time needed to ensure that the time spent discussing my symptoms, concerns etc. was covered entirely. She explained her assessment and answered all my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr. Stephens is a very intelligent and confidant Doctor which carries over to her approach to handling patient education. I have a few suggestions for her though. I have found through my journey of diagnosis that there is alot to know and learn and sometimes the Dr's forget that we might not be fluent with [medical terminology]. Leaving me with lots of questions and unsure where to turn for more personalized information. [PHI]. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2021 Dr Stephens is an asset and a compassionate Physician with exceptional gifts of knowledge and communication. She listens. She ensures she understands my concerns. She advises the best course of treatment and knows it is a partnership in health. She's a keeper! 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.