Amy L. Olson, MD, MSPH Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Amy L. Olson, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Olson is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Associate Professor Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep 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 4.9 out of 5 stars 83 Patient Ratings 30 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program Sleep Center Specialties & Conditions Allergy Asthma Chronic Respiratory Failure Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Areas Epidemiology Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Special Interests Research Interests Interstitial Lung Diseases including Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Autoimmune Lung Diseases, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Bronchiolitis. Education Residency 1999 - 2003 University of Colorado Denver, Internal Medicine/Chief Medical Resident Fellowship 2005 - 2007 University of Colorado Denver, Public Health 2004 - 2008 University of Colorado Denver/ National Jewish Health, Pulmonary and Critical Care Awards & Recognition 2015: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. 2003-2004: The 8th Annual Elaine Cleary Faculty Award Recipient for Excellence in Education, Division of Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Denver 2002-2003: Chief Medical Resident, Internal Medicine Residency Program, University of Colorado Denver Board Certification Internal Medicine Critical Care Pulmonary Publications Olson AL, Swigris JJ, Sprunger DB, Fischer A, Fernandez-Perez ER, Solomon J, Murphy J, Cohen M, Raghu G, Brown KK. Rhuematoid arthritis-interstitial lung disease-associated mortality. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. Accepted for publication with minor revisions, June 2010. Olson AL, Brown KK. Connective tissue disease-associated lung disorders. In: duBois RM, Richeldi L, eds. Interstitial Lung Diseases. European Respiratory Society, Monograph 46: December 2009. Olson AL, Swigris JJ, Raghu G, Brown KK. Seasonal variation: mortality rates from pulmonary fibrosis are higher in the winter. Chest 2009;136:16-22. Olson AL, Huie TJ, Groshong SD, Cosgrove GP, Janssen WJ, Schwarz MI, Brown KK, Frankel SK. Acute exacerbations of fibrotic hypersensitivity pneumonitis: a case series. Chest 2008;134:844-850. Olson AL, Swigris JJ, Lezotte D, Norris J, Wilson C, Brown KK. Mortality rates from pulmonary fibrosis increased from 1992 to 2003 in the United States. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007;176:277-284. Hospital Affiliations Rose Medical CenterSwedish Medical Center Academic Affiliations 2003-Present: Clinical Instructor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Teaching & Professional Positions Assistant Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. 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 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.9 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 Wonderful experience. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 *Dr. Olson is the BEST - [Comment unrelated to the provider]. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Olson by far is the best doctor I have ever had in my countless experiences with medical care. She is not only extremely knowledgeable, but also treats me as a whole person and takes my numerous medical conditions into account. She explores all avenues to try to find causes and does not rely on treating symptoms alone. Dr. Olson epitomizes all the qualities of a top medical professional--she truly cares! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 My Telehealth Virtual Visit with Dr. Amy Olson was excellent. I'm delighted this is service is finally an option when appropriate. [PHI]. Telehealth Virtual Visits are a welcomed option [PHI]. I had all my symptoms, dates when health events occurred, Care Plan notes from the rest of my health team ready to go before our virtual session began. This way Dr. Olson had the broad view of my health, including what steps my other doctors are taking giving Dr. Olson the best vantage point how she could treat my issue at hand. Dr. Olson was spot on! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Doctor Amy Olson has always been on top my health issues. She a awesome Doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 *Dr. Olson took extra time to talk about how I should maneuver through COVID. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 [Comment unrelated to the provider] Dr. Olson is wonderful, an incredible supporter, and a highly valued member of my care team. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 *Dr. Olson is an exceptional doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 *Dr. Olson has always been very thorough. I appreciate her professionally & the care she has given me. I feel very confident putting my health in her hands. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I can't say enough good things about *Dr. Olson and, National Jewish!! I am so glad I was referred to her! She is very thorough and seems very genuinely interest in getting me better! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 *Dr. Olson is the best! show more National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr Olson is an outstanding doctor who found health issues that other good doctors missed. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 [PHI] I've seen my fair share of doctors over the past 5+ years. Dr. Amy Olson is one of the best doctor I've encountered to date due not only to her expertise - but her compassion which is backed up by a relentless tenacity to make every conceivable attempt to resolve the issue. I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Olson - she is absolutely wonderful! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 *Dr. Amy Olson was extremely helpful. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Dr. Amy Olson is probably the best doctor I have ever had in my entire life. Her skill, knowledge and ability to communicate her findings is beyond compare National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 If *Dr. Olson left National Jewish I would follow her. I believe I'm alive solely because of her, although all NJ docs are just great. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 *Amy Olson is outstanding with care & communication. A superb doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Very good experience. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Dr. Olson is amazing. If there ever was a superhero hidden among us, she would be it. She has truly saved my life and made such a drastic impact my life. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Dr. Olson is fantastic!! I have been seeing her for several years and it is very obvious she cares a great deal about my health and she has helped my [condition] tremendously. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Dr Olson is prompt in assessment and ordering tests. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 I was impressed by the time taken to get to the root of my problem and the extent to which I was asked for input. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Some need to be more explicit in both describing the problem and in what the drugs are to do & in what expected time & alternatives if are any. #2. I have to ask & ask for them to explain. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 1. *Dr. Olsen is an intelligent caregiver, [off-topic comment]. [PHI}. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr Olsen inspires my confidence with her comrehensive knowledge that extends beyond her specific field (pulmonary). She works to help provide a comprehensive approach to my medical needs. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr. Amy Olson is one of the most competent and caring doctors I have been lucky enough to see. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr. Olson is very caring and professional. With her help I was able to get an appointment with [another specialist] doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 Good. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 excellent National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 The care provider is probably the best doctor I have ever encountered. Smart, good listening and communication skills and I know I am getting the best care possible.