Amy O'Connell, MS, CCC-SLP Ask a Question Refer Patient Amy O'Connell is a speech-language pathologist at National Jewish Health. Ms. O'Connell is a Supervisor in Rehabilitation Services. Speech-Language Pathologist Supervisor, Rehabilitation Services Rehabilitation Services 5280 Top Doctors 2022 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 Overview Contact Info & Locations Programs & Services Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program Morgridge Academy Otolaryngology (ENT) Rehabilitation Services Speech Language Pathology Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) Treatment Programs Specialties & Conditions Aphasia Chronic Cough Cognitive Communication Disorders Dysarthria Dysphonia Exercise-Induced Laryngeal Obstruction (EILO) Muscle Tension Dysphonia Neuro & Neurodegenerative Conditions of Speech & Swallowing Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD) Special Interests Amy O'Connell is a Speech-Language Pathologist with over 20 years of experience across a variety of settings. Her primary interests have been the assessment and treatment of dysphagia, voice, and cognitive-linguistic deficits in the neuro, neurodegenerative, frail elderly, and palliative/hospice populations, as well as the general medical population. Amy served as an adjunct professor at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley for 2 years, teaching graduate courses in Dysphagia and Neurogenic Communication Disorders. Since arriving to National Jewish Health in 2016, she has developed her skills in the assessment and treatment of VCD/EILO and Chronic Cough. She has implemented the use of a standardized scale of penetration-aspiration measurement used during Video Fluoroscopic Swallow Studies, and continues to promote evidence-based treatment for dysphagia. She was promoted to Supervisor of Rehabilitation Services in 2017, and has been able to integrate speech team participation in an ILD research project as well as developing competencies for inpatient care. See More View Publications Education Education 1992 - 1994 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Communicative Disorders, M.S. 1988 - 1992 University of Wisconsin Madison, Communicative Disorders, B.A. Awards & Recognition ASHA SIG 3: Voice and Voice Disorders ASHA SIG 13: Swallowing and Swallowing Disorders 2018: Guest Lecturer, University of Northern Colorado: Special Topics in Dysphagia Board Certification Amercian Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) CCC-SLP Professional Memberships American Speech-Langauge Hearing Association (ASHA) State of Colorado SLP Licensure National Foundation of Swallowing Disorders Teaching & Professional Positions 2015-2017: Adjunct Professor, University of Northern Colorado, Audiology and Speech-Language Sciences 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: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2238 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. 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.