Amy L. Olson
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Best Doctors in America® 2017-2018 — Best Doctors, Inc.
America’s Top Doctors 2018 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Amy L. Olson, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Olson is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Special Interests

Research Interests

Interstitial Lung Diseases including Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis, Autoimmune Lung Diseases, Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis and Bronchiolitis.

Education

Residency
University of Colorado Denver, Internal Medicine/Chief Medical Resident
Fellowship
University of Colorado Denver, Public Health
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 Center
  • Swedish 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

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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
5

Spoke using clear language
4.9

Provider explained things clearly
4.9

Amount of time spent with you
4.8

Provider included you in decisions
4.8

Confidence in your doctor
4.9

Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.9
 

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 PatientDecember, 2018
I have never had a bad experience with *Dr. Olson. She is an amazing doctor.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2018
*Dr. Olson is compassionate as well as an excellent clinician. She left some questions unanswered because test results were pending.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
very good

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
Doctor Olson is excellent. She has totally turned my life around due to her diagnosis of my condition and her continuing care. I drive 600 miles twice a year to see her and others involved in my treatment. It is a joy to know I am in her care.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2018
Dr. Olsen is the best doctor I have seen in my entire life.

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2018
I have been seeing Dr. Olsen for years and think she is wonderful.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2018
I LOVE MY PROVIDER

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2018
Good

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
*Dr. Olson is the BEST doctor that I have ever had the pleasure & honor to have on my medical team! . . . Thank God for *Dr. Olson - she is the reason I came back to NJH!

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2018
*Dr. Olson was very caring and personally went to see about a [consultation] before we left town. Very good to me as I wasn't loving what she was suggestion, [unrelated]

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