Charles L. Daley, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Charles L. Daley, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Daley serves as Chief of the Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections. Chief, Division of Mycobacterial & Respiratory Infections Professor Department of Medicine 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 Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 175 Patient Ratings 82 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Bronchiectasis Treatment Program Department of Medicine Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections Infectious Diseases Inpatient and Extended Outpatient Program Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) Infections Program NTM Center of Excellence Specialties & Conditions Bronchiectasis Overview Chronic Respiratory Infections Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Overview Tuberculosis (TB) Research Areas 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. See More View Curriculum Vitae News & Videos Event Honoring Roth and Hinton Raises Nearly $58,000 for National Jewish Health National Jewish Health Advanced Diagnostic Laboratories Launches Molecular Assay for NTM Drug Resist National Jewish Health Faculty Earn Three Awards From the American Thoracic Society National Jewish Health to Host the Bucksbaum Lecture Series on Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) I Education Education 1979 - 1983 University of Mississippi Medical School, MD 1975 - 1979 University of Mississippi, Residency 1986 - 1987 University of California, San Francisco, Chief Resident 1983 - 1986 University of California, San Francisco, Internal Medicine Fellowship 1988 - 1991 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. 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: 303.398.1780 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 5 Friendliness 5 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 5 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 Confidence in your doctor 5 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– March, 2023 Excellent *Charles Daley. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2023 Doctor was awesome (*Dr. Charles Daley. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 *Chuck Daley is the absolute best MD for treating patients with NTM. I would be dead without his care. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 I have hearing limitations and often asked the provider to repeat. They were very patient. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 I traveled out of state specifically for treatment under Dr Daley. I was impressed by his knowledge, concern, insight, and approachabllity National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 We have been impressed with NJH for several years and are grateful for the the care and the fact they were instrumental with me in knowing what type of Dr I needed here in Tucson who could give me the medication that would enable me to have a better quality of life! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 *Dr. Ch. Daley is an excellent doctor and a very nice person. I have only superlative words to describe him. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 Excellent Care! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 #7. I put 4 instead of 5 because *Dr. Daley is a wonderful doctor and I can always have more time with him. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 *Dr. Daley is an exceptional doctor. He is very kind, thoughtful and knowledgeable to my health problems. No doctors spent this much time with me comparing to his time spending with me to understand my problem and finding a solution for me. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 *Dr. Daley always provides me with the best care and consult. show more National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 Dr Daley is the reason I come from Ky to NJ. I have complete trust that he will provide the most up to date medical care for my diagnosis. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 *Dr. Daley's time commitment to me was amazing. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 Dr. Daley spends so much time with me answering all my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 *Dr. Daley & *Dr. Eddy were exceptional in their care & consideration of my concerns & questions. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 Dr Daley is exceptional and the reason I return to NJH. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 I very much appreciated *Dr. Daley's care, compassion & professionalism. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 Dr. Daley was excellent. He spent over one hour with me and my wife. He reviewed all my tests with us, including those from other doctor's and hospitals, explained my situation and his recommendations for further treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Every department was wonderful. Dr Daley is exceptional. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr Daley made me feel like I was an individual when he brought up an old lab that I had had in 2018 and how it showed such extreme inflammation in my body and that now it is almost normal and that made me feel very special to him National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Daley is amazing. I would travel to another country to seek his care if needed. I consider him to be the top expert, worldwide, in mycobacterial infections. He always spends ample time with me to make sure my many questions are fully answered. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Daley listens carefully, gives clear explanations, and maintains a positive attitude about finding solutions to difficult problems. I have complete confidence in him and feel fortunate to be able to see him. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 I feel very lucky to have Dr Daley as my dr. He was very smart, informative, took a great deal of time explaining my illness and was kind and caring National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Daley is aces. I'm so glad he's on my team! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 I have complete confidence in Dr. Daley. He spent a lot of time with me. He listened carefully to my concerns and answered all of my questions. He was very thorough in going over the results of my CT while comparing it with my previous ones. He is so kind and courteous, and so knowledgeable. I feel very good about our treatment plans moving forward. I have and will continue to recommend him to anyone who's been diagnosed with NTM lung disease. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Daley is both professional and personable. I can only speak of him by using all superlatives! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Went beyond what I receive from other Drs. Was very concerned about my new symptoms. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 I never feel rushed during my appointments with Dr Daley. He is always personable yet professional. I always feel informed about my treatment and upcoming treatment possibilities. I'm confident I'm receiving the best care possible from Dr Daley! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Dr. Daley is the best. Very knowledgeable National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 *Dr. Daley has always showed concern and empathy towards me the patient. He explains my situation w/clarity & answers my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 I continue to have the utmost confidence in Dr. Daly! He is a great doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. Daley is the most compassionate, and caring physician I see. He helps lower my anxiety about my condition and explains things clearly and never going above my understanding. I feel so lucky to have him as my care provider. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 It is always a pleasure to meet with *Dr. Daley. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 *Dr. Daley always makes me feel like I'm the only patient he has for the day - 4 _____ attention & concern. It's a gift as I know he's incredibly busy, sought after, etc. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. Daley is the Best and I have received the best healthcare ever on my (3) visits to NJH National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 *Dr. Daley, *Dr. Eddy, *Jen Faber-Gerling and Dr. H_____ were all amazing to work with. I felt like all my concerns were addressed in a professional and kind manner. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 My first appt. was *Dr. Daley I was very pleased with his care. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Exceptional all around! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Dr. Daley was excellent in explaining all test results in a manner I could understand. He spent ample time with me answering all my questions/concerns. He was good to explain the next steps for further tests for the day or days ahead. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 I'm so very grateful to have Dr. Charles Daley as my physician. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 *Dr. Daley's bedside manner was very low key. There was never a time that *Dr. Daley was in a hurry to leave. He took his time with both myself and my husband. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 *Dr. Daley is an excellent communicator, kind, reassuring, and knowledgeable. I have great confidence in his helping me with my diseases. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 *Dr. Daley is excellent in all categories. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Very pleased. Dr Daley was very thorough National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Dr Daley has all the qualities of a superb physician, including extremely knowledgeable, engaged, interested, attentive, kind to everyone, hard to rattle, even tempered, patient, practical, clear, excellent explanations. Maybe he learned some of this from his dog? National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 I have complete confidence in *Dr. Daley. He is the very best physician to handle my complex care. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 *Dr. Daley is a competent and caring physician. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Dr. Charles Daley is an excellent doctor. He spent time explaining each chest CT the current and compared the previous chest CT so that I could understand what was happening to my lungs. I am so grateful for the attention he has given me. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2021 I can't say enough about my respect for Dr Daley on every level. I have recently referred my twin sister to him since she was diagnosed with [a similar condition]. We are both out of state National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Always good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 I was so impressed with the time Dr. Daley spent with me. Since this was my first time seeing this doctor, I was very satisfied with his knowledge, professionalism, and empathy he displayed on that visit. Already have gained trust in this doctor after my first visit. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Hospital staff was very helpful to us. They made sure we were comfortable and attended to National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 As always, treated with respect and compassion. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr Daley is the BEST!!! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr Charles Daley is outstanding. He knows my case extremely well. He carefully goes over the annual tests and we discuss status of infections, changes in the course of treatment and things to watch for. I wouldnt fly half way across the country to meet him every year if he were not worth it. He has helped me manage my chronic illness in ways that maintain my quality of life. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Love *Dr. Daley. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 I can't say enough good things about *Dr. Daley! The best things are that I never feel rushed; I'm confident in his knowledge of the latest developments in my condition; he has a great sense of humor yet is no nonsense; and he remembers (or at least reviews ahead of time) the particulars of my situation. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr Daley was great!! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 FINALLY! *Dr. Daley & his team answered all of the questions that have been building up since my diagnosis in 2019. I am now confident that NJH can provide the care I need. What a relief! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 My husband and I travel every six months to NJH. *Dr. Daley is the best doctor, caring, listens. We love him. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr Charles Daily is a phenomenal doctor all around: excellent techncial acumen, beautiful bedside manner, extremely caring personality. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 *Dr. Daley is outstanding. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I have complex medical issues so I see many specialists regularly and *Dr. Daley is the very best physician I have ever had care for me. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I cannot say enough positive things about Dr. Daley and the way he interacts with me. I like to have full, detailed explanations/information, to discuss all possible options, and to have clear, logical decisions about moving forward - and Dr. Daley does all of these things, while also showing empathy and understanding. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Daley has always shown the utmost care, compassion & professionalism. He takes so much time for discussion & evaluation. He's well-prepared for my appointment. I appreciate that he encourages input from my doctors at home. I'm so grateful to have him as my doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I've been to several pulmonologist and Dr. Daley is the most knowledgeable. He takes the time to listen to your concerns and explain things to you, such as why some procedures might work and why some won't. He takes the time to thoroughly explain your options and genuinely cares about his patients. . .The only place I feel comfortable with and confident in is National Jewish. Dr. Daley is an excellent doctor and I have total confidence in him. Having a serious medical condition is hard so finding a hospital and doctors that you're comfortable with is well worth the expensive of the trip there. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 *Dr. Daley is a excellent physician who is compassionate and understanding. I think the world of him. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr Daley is a caring, supremely qualified doctor. I have complete faith in him and am grateful to be his patient. National Jewish is an excellent facility. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 *Dr. Daley is the best. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr Daley is extremely good I would recommend him to anyone need the same care as me National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 I saw a variety of professionals/care providers during my visit. Dr Charles. Daley and his nurse were both excellent in all respects. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr Daley's expertise is why I travel to National Jewish National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr. was very good at the appt. but I am disappointed that I haven't heard from him at all since the appt about a plan of action and treatment..it has been over 2 weeks! [Comment about medical staff]. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr. Daley always makes me feel that I can fully trust in the care he provides National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 The best! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 *Dr. Daley is the best dr. I have ever had, always caring - explaining options, risks & benefits. He is generous with his time. I have total confidence in him and would recommend him to anyone needing the care he offers. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 If every physician were as kind, compassionate, personable, and intelligent as Dr Charles Daley, those of us with complicated medical conditions would feel far less stressed and far more cared for. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Dr. Daley is a knowledgeable professional and I trust him 100%. He listens, and discusses in great detail any of my concerns. I feel very much at ease and I feel very lucky to have him on the team that takes care of me. Dr. Goldstein is also on the team, and he too is wonderful. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 *Dr. Daley is awesome - so knowledgeable and patient with all of my questions. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 I enjoyed working with *Dr. Daley. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Dr. Daley is very familiar with my case and is always able to explain or discuss specifics with me and my husband. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Daley listens to my questions and takes time to answer. We discussed possible changes in my treatment at my next visit, depending on my clinical symptoms and xrays.