Amy L. Olson
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
Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc.
America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.

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

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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
4.9
 

Comments

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National Jewish Health PatientJune, 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 PatientJune, 2020
*Amy Olson is outstanding with care & communication. A superb doctor.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
Very good experience.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 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 PatientMay, 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 PatientMay, 2020
Dr Olson is prompt in assessment and ordering tests.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 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 PatientApril, 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 PatientApril, 2020
1. *Dr. Olsen is an intelligent caregiver, [off-topic comment]. [PHI}.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 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.

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