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
5

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 PatientJune, 2018
Very pleased with overall service. My only problem is that I live in [place]. My [spouse] is [age] and he's my driver! Wish you were closer!!!

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
I believe that Dr. Olson is probably one of the most informed physicians regarding my [condition] disease on this planet. I feel fortunate to have her "in my corner" fighting continuously to give me the best treatment and best quality of life possible.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
Dr. Olson always is a good listener, always attentive & thinking about anything else that should be done to address my complicated health issues.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
Her summary of my visit has some miss information it. [PHI] and there are a couple other discrepancies like that.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
The good rating are a reflection of the poor communication pipeline at Jewish in general and could be rectified if physicians were given regular time to respond to emails and phone calls.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
Have already referred 4 people to this provider. *Dr. Olson is fantastic. Extremely knowledgeable & caring.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
*Dr. Olson is exceptional & one of the best providers I have ever had. She is very thorough & examines all medical issues & me as a whole person in the [condition] context. In contrast to many specialists, she evaluates all symptoms to provide the best treatment and care. *Dr. Olson is a true asset, and I always know I will get great care when I see her.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
i still have not received the doctor's clinic notes from my visit.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2018
Love *Amy!

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2018
*Dr. Amy Olson is the nicest person. She very thoughtful and concern about me.

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