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 4.8 out of 5 stars 96 Patient Ratings 31 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Acute Respiratory Clinic 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. 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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 4.9 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 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. show more 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. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Excellent, National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Olson, listened at length to my issues, formulated a "battle plan" based on the inform- ation I both gave her, and that she already had on hand, and was very thorough in setting up tests to try to find answers for my condition. I would very highly recommend her to any- one. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 I am grateful to have *Dr. Olson - She is the BEST. Never rushes my appointment. Makes me feel like she really does care. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 *Amy is outstanding; without her I would not be alive. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 I have great respect for Dr Olson. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Olson is very nice and has help me through a lot of health issues. She is so easy to talk to and I feel so comfortable expressing all my problems. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 Dr. Olson is outstanding in every way. Only negative this visit is I had tests after visit so still unsure of outcome. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 Understood everything but she needs to speak more loudly and slower. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 Love Dr. Olson. Would clone her if it was possible. She is the epitome of excellent health care provider. A true asset to your hospital! I have recommended her to several people and will continue to do so. She really listened to my concerns about a different providers recommended treatment. I didn't want to do it after doing some research. Dr. Olson listened to me, looked at my labs, looked at my other test results, talked to that provider and others that manage other health issues I have and we came to an agreement about my treatment that didn't involve the particular method that was initially proposed. I appreciate that she listened to my concerns and did the research of my records and spoke to the other providers I have and that we all made the decision together for a plan. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 I love Dr. Olsen. She is always attentive, helpful and cares deeply for her patients. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 Dr. Olson was awesome! She showed concern, was very thorough and gave me hope. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 I have never had a bad experience with *Dr. Olson. She is an amazing doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 *Dr. Olson is compassionate as well as an excellent clinician. She left some questions unanswered because test results were pending. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 very good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 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 Patient– November, 2018 Dr. Olsen is the best doctor I have seen in my entire life.