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 2020 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 146 Patient Ratings 57 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. 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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 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 5 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 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 Patient– December, 2020 Excellent physician, thorough, compassionate and friendly. Makes one feel at ease. Overall great physician and would highly recommend him to anyone. Very knowledgeable National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2020 Ecxellent National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Daley truly excels in all of the above. I would mark something above "very good" if it were available, especially #8. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 I have been flying from [out of state] to Denver for seven years. I consider myself very lucky to have Dr. Daley as my provider. I have total confidence in him. Dr. Daley's always listens to my concerns and his explanations are always clear. I have total confidence in him. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr Daley is great, he is very personable and makes you feel very comfortable National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr. Daley is excellent and I have sot him out because of the difficulty of my lung problems and his expertise. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 I rented an RV to be able to travel from [home] to Denver to see Dr Daley. He is the only pulmonologist I trust with my [condition]. He is kind, never condescending, listens patiently and explains thoroughly. He does not insist on the "one size fits all" treatment, but rather looks at the whole in making treatment recommendations. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 he was excellent. I felt very confident with him National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr. Daley spent a long time with me, in spite of my appointment being the last one at the end of a long day for him. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Excellent. Couldn't have asked for a better doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 The best! show more National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr Daley takes such great care to explain everything well- xrays, CT's, labs... no rush to get through- thorough answers toall questions. He also takes time to connect the dots- understanding the big picture- how this disease impacts my life and family. He remembers details which make me feel that I am a whole person sitting in front of him, not just a pair of lungs on a CT scan. I travel from [out of state], every 6 mo [phi], because of the confidence I have in Dr Daley and NJH. He's just the best. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 Care provider is always all of these things. I been with him for over six years. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 very pleased with Dr. Daily's demeanor. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Dr Daley spent additional time with me that day [phi]. Because I live in another state, he made sure I could be completely taken care of on that one visit. He cleared part of his schedule for me, but I didn't feel rushed. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Dr. Daley is always makes me feel like I'm his only patient. He listens, takes time to explain, discusses options, all in a relaxed fashion that belies his busy day. He's the kind of doctor you wish all your other providers would emulate. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Good experience; Dr. Daley is a wonderful doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 *Dr. Daley is wonderful explains everything there you can understand, shares in treatment options/answers all our questions. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 I appreciate the care, that *Dr. Daly gives. This was my third time seeing him. I have the utmost confidence in the care that he gives for my issue. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 *Dr. Daley always treats me as a partner in my health care. After several years of seeing pulmonologists, I really appreciate having someone as knowledgeable & respectful as he is. I trust him completely. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 *Dr. Daley is skilled, knowledgeable and compassionate. There is none better! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 *Dr. Daley is AMAZING! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 My first time seeing *Dr. Daley. *Dr. Daley took a lot of time with me. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Excellent information provided for diagnosis and treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 I am pleased with my caregiver and feel he listens to me and takes the time to go over my concerns with me. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Dr. Daley was phenomenal. Thoughtful and patient to both my father and I. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 *Dr. Daley is the best in all regards. 2. Exceptional. 5. Everyone. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 My ratings are specifically about Dr. Daley. They also apply to the other staff members. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 This was my first visit to NJH and not a routine visit. I was referred to NJH for a condition that required expertise beyond my regular [doctor's] experience. I received some new information, with the necessity for further lab analyses and continuing consultation with other specialists. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr. Daley and his team were excellent. I was so impressed with the care, concern, and time he and his team spent with us. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 very concerned National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 *Dr. Daley spends a good amount of time with you during your appt. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I have been coming to NJ since 2006. *Dr. Charles Daley reversed my health from very sick to functioning well. He is kind, caring, knowledgeable and compassionate. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr. Daley is a fabulous physician National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 *Dr. Daley is a wonderful doctor [Off topic]. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 *Dr. Daley was excellent. The level of care is extraordinarily high. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Despite his busy schedule, Dr. Daley's appointments never feel rushed. He listens to my concerns and discusses all of the issues we need to cover. By the time I leave, I always feel there is a clear plan in place and that he is "there for me." National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 excellent service with doctors National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr Daley is the finest Doctor I have ever received care from. I will never change to another I.D. Doctor. If I even moved overseas, I would come back to the US to see Dr Daley. He is the most knowledgable I.D. Doctor, as related to my medical condition, in the world. And I state this as a very informed patient. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr Dailey is very good at explaining everything and listens to what is being said. Never seems to be in a hurray to move on, shows he is concerned about you and your problems. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 dr Daly is an extraordinary doctor in every sense of the word . present, caring, patient, ,kind, explains everything very clearly and efficiently. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 *Dr. Daley is an excellent doctor and I felt CONFIDENT being in his care. For the first time I know what my complete diagnosis is and what my treatment must be to move forward. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 The visit exceeded my expectations and I left feeling good about my path forward. Every physician/staff member left me with a ton of knowledge that in the moment may have been overwhelming; however, after allowed time to reflect and review notes and handouts, I feel truly blessed and thankful. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Each response was made with consideration. Dr. Charles Daley may be the finest physician I've ever had. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 I have been coming to NJH since late 2013 [PHI]. I always feel comfortable coming to the facility and feel that all those I interact with genuinely care about providing the best care possible. Even though I wasn't a patient for 3 years [PHI] I was greeted as if I was a regular. Made me feel comfortable that I would be taken care of this 2nd round of treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 As I mentioned earlier, Dr. Daley is unusually attentivie and I feel that I have received excellent medical care National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 Dr. Daley spent as much time as needed explaining my test results, the prgression of my disease and subsequent treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 Dr. Daley is excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 *Dr. Daley is a wonderful doctor - brilliant and kind. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 *Dr. Daley is amazing. He is perfect, smart, warm, concerned. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 My experience at National Jewish Health was second to none. My condition was thoroughly evaluated and explained to me, and a clear treatment plan was specified. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 I am honored to be a patient in Dr Daley's care. He offers more comfort and dispels more fear in an appt than any doctor I've ever seen. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 *Dr. Daley is very engaged with my care and addresses all my many questions very carefully. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Dr Daley is the best and nicest Dr I have ever seen. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Dr. Daley is one in million. He closely coordinates with my local pulmonologist [PHI]. Although he does not always give me the news I would like, he is a calming influence and I totally trust him. He spends a lot of time and is very patient. [PHI] I see Dr. Daley once a year and I always know that I am in good hands. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Dr. Daley is knowledgeable, caring and compassionate. He goes above and beyond on caring for his patients. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Dr Daley is the most caring and considerate doctor I have.