Charles L. Daley
Chief, Division of Mycobacterial & Respiratory Infections
Professor
Department of Medicine
Best Doctors in America® 2017-2018 — Best Doctors, Inc.
America’s Top Doctors 2017 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Charles L. Daley, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Daley serves as Chief of the Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections.

Special Interests

Research Interests

My research has focused on clinical and epidemiological studies of tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial infections. In particular, I am interested in the molecular epidemiology of these infections and how we can better elucidate issues relevant to the transmission and pathogenesis of these important diseases. I am also interested in studying new diagnostic tests and new drugs and treatment regimens. In addition to my research I am very committed to medical education and training individuals to do clinical and epidemiologic research.

Education

Education
University of Mississippi Medical School, MD
University of Mississippi,
Residency
University of California, San Francisco, Chief Resident
University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
University of California, San Francisco, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Awards & Recognition

2014 and 2015: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
2013: America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Associate Editor, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Michael S. Stulbarg Outstanding Teaching Award, University of California, San Francisco
Faculty Ambassador Award, National Jewish Health

Board Certification

Internal Medicine Pulmonary Medicine Critical Care

Professional Memberships

American Thoracic Society
Colorado Thoracic Society
International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
American College Chest Physicians, Fellow

Publications

Cattamanchi A, Nahid P, Marras TK, Gotway MB, Lee TJ, Gonzalez LC, Morris A, Webb WR, Osmond DH, Daley CL. Detailed analysis of the radiographic presentation of Mycobacterium kansasii lung disease in HIV-infected patients. Chest 2008;133:875-880.

Mazurek GH, Weis SE, Moonan PK, Daley CL, Bernando J, Lardizabel AA, Reves RR, Tony SR, Daniels LJ, LoBue PA. Prospective comparison of tuberculin skin test and two-whole blood interferon-gamma release assays in tuberculosis suspects. CID 2007;45:837-845.

DeRiemer K, Kawamura M, Hopewell PC, Daley CL. Quantitative impact of human immunodeficiency virus infection on tuberculosis dynamics. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007;176:936-944.

Nahid P, Gonzalez L, Rudoy I, de Jong B, Daley CL. Treatment outcomes for HIV-related tuberculosis in San Francisco. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2007;17:1199-1206.

Burgos M, Gonzalez LC, Paz EA, Gournis E, Kawamura M, Schecter G, Hopewell PC, Daley CL. Treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in San Francisco: An outpatient-based approach. CID 2005;40:968-975.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Denver Health Medical Center

Academic Affiliations

Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

Teaching & Professional Positions

Chair, Sterring Committee, Bronchiectasis Registry
Chair, Board Member, ATS, MTPI Assembly, ATS
Member, Green Light Committee
ATS/CDC/IDSA Writing Committees for 6 guidelines
Chair, Diagnostic Work Group, CDC
Member, DOTS - Plus Working Group

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. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations.

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.398.1780

 

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.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
 

Shows concerns for your questions
4.9

Includes you in decisions
4.9

Confidence in your doctor
4.9

Spoke using clear language
5

Amount of time spent with you
4.9

Recommended to others
5

Explanation of problem/condition
4.9

Friendliness
5
 

Comments

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National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2018
Can't imagine a more knowledgeable, kind, and friendly doctor. Never feel he rushes me.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2018
There is a reason I fly half way across the US and it is Dr. Daley. I am a skeptic and it is unbelievably reassuring to be with a Dr. that I trust, not only in having my best interests, but having the knowledge, the experiences and the practicality to consider thoughtfully the right moves in my course of treatment. He gives me peace of mind.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2018
Dr. Daley is the greatest doctor I have ever had!

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2018
Excellent physician.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
*Dr. Daley is "exceptional" in all areas - both myself & husband very impressed with him. Kind, very compassionate, doesn't act hurried, explains everything in laymen's terms, very thorough.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
I've never had a bad experience in this dept.!!!

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
Excellent!

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
Good.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
Dr. Daley is a doctor's doctor. I am a physician. I have always said that one day, if I needed a doctor to take care of me, I would hope that my doctor would provide the same quality of care that I strive to provide for my patients. I have always left my visits with Dr. Daley knowing that he does, indeed, take care of me just like I take care of my patients.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2017
Dr Daley is by far the best. He made me feel confident that I will be able to live with my diagnosis and be in control on my health options.

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