Christopher Scott, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Christopher Scott, MD, is a surgeon at National Jewish Health. Dr. Scott is in the Division of Specialty Services. Assistant Professor Thoracic Surgery Clinic Division of Specialty Services 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 Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Thoracic Surgery Specialties & Conditions Esophageal Cancer Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) Lung Cancer Lung Nodules Pleural Effusion Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Research Areas Clincal outcomes in thoracic surgery Lung Transplantation Robotic and minimally invasive thoracic surgery Special Interests My clinical interests include minimally invasive and robotic surgery approaches to mediastinal, lung and esophageal surgery, including lung cancer, lung nodules, esophageal cancer, esophageal motility disorders, diverticulum, gastroesophageal reflux disease, hiatal hernias, mediastinal masses/tumors and myasthenia gravis. I have an interest and focused specialty training in minimally invasive thoracic surgery, robotic and video assisted thoracic surgery for lung, esophageal and mediastinal diseases. In addition, I have an interest in end stage lung disease, lung volume reduction surgery (LVRS) and lung transplantation as well as chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) and pulmonary thromboendarterectomy surgery (PTE). See More View Publications Education Education 2014 - 2017 Duke University, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery Residency 2011 - 2014 University of Cincinnati, General Surgery 2007 - 2009 University of Cincinnati, General Surgery Fellowship 2009 - 2011 National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Tumor Immunology Board Certification 2018: American Board of Thoracic Surgery 2014: American Board of Surgery Academic Affiliations University of Colorado Teaching & Professional Positions Director of Thoracic Robotic Surgery Program Assistant Professor of Surgery University of Colorado 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: 877.225.5654 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Saint Joseph Hospital 1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218 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.