Clara Restrepo, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Clara Restrepo, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Restrepo is in the Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences. Associate Professor Director, Sleep Laboratory Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2019 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® 2018-2019 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2019 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 143 Patient Ratings 68 Patient Comments × No Rating Available In order to provide the most accurate and useful information on our providers, we only post satisfaction data when a provider has received a minimum of 30 survey responses. 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Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Granulomatous Lung Disease Program Sarcoidosis Program Sleep Center Specialties & Conditions Beryllium Sensitization Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Complex Sleep Apnea Endobronchial Ultrasound Bronchoscopy Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Narcolepsy and Idiopathic Hypersomnia Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Parasomnias Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS) Sarcoidosis Overview Sleep Disorders Research Areas Chronic Beryllium Disease Sarcoidosis Overview Special Interests Dr. Restrepo is interested in contributing to the understanding of the development of sarcoidosis and improve the field of sarcoidosis care. She has a strong interest in quality improvement and standardization of care models. In addition, she is interested in the effects of sleep disorders along the spectrum of pulmonary disorders, including sarcoidosis and interstitial lung disease. Education 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 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 4.7 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.8 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 4.8 Confidence in your doctor 4.8 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.8 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– June, 2019 The dr. is very concerned and knowledgeable. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 great staff National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 Dr. Restrepo is a new doctor for me. . . We are still getting to know each other. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 Very good! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 *Dr. Clara - amazing - awesome - great caring, wonderful, excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 I didnt feel like my concerns were taken seriously, I was constantly cut off, and none of my concerns were addressed so I now have to take them to my primary doctor, which he is not a specialist in my disease. i am extremely frustrated and disappointed, especially since I drove over 2 hours for nothing and to be treated like a hypochondriac National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Dr. Restrapo is the best physician I've ever seen. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Restrepo is fantastic! She listens to all of my concerns and addresses everything. I have absolute confidence in her. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Restrepo makes me feel at ease and does not rush me through my questions or concerns. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Restrepo is one of the best doctors I have been privileged to work with at National Jewish. She takes time and listens very well. She treats me with respect and is attentive to my needs. She makes suggestions and listens to my concerns. She is collaborative versus authoritative, and this helps me to listen to her suggestions with more receptivity and appreciation. [Comment about another provider]. She truly cares about her patients and has expertise as well as humility. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 she is new to me but I like her and understand her. show more National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 Dr. Restrepo has been the most professional, genuine, and caring provider I have EVER had. [PHI], she made me feel like I was one of her own family members and expressed to me that my life and wellness really mattered to her. As a result I have changed my outlook over my illness. Thank you Dr. Restrepo! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 I don't feel that I'm respected as a human being. [Unrelated] my absolute focus is my health and I would appreciate more focus on that with timely follow up. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 The things I really appreciated about Dr. Restrepo were her openness to listening to what I had to say, the time she took to explain things very clearly about why I was being treated and discussing options for future treatment if the current plans didn't work well. So many times, Dr.'s don't or won't take the time to explain their rationale clearly but Dr. Restrepo does. I was really impressed by her. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 *Dr. Restrepo definitely professional & very knowledgeable. Easy communicating & understanding her. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 I couldn't ask for better! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Dr. Restrepo is incredible. I feel like I am in good hands. I have a very complicated medical history and I felt that she was concerned and presented my information to other professionals to weigh in on. I feel like I am in the best medical hands in the world for my medical issues. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Excellent National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2018 Although this was the first time meeting Dr. Restrepo, I thinkshe is knowledgable regardingmy condition. Given the first meeting we still have to get used to each other. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2018 Dr. Restrepo is always available to me. I believe she takes care of me as if I were a member of her family. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 Dr. Restrepo explained my medical condition in easy to understand lay-terms. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 Dr Restrepo was very knowledgeable and caring and I had a wonderful experience with her. She helped me understand my disease whereas nobody else could that for me. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 Very good dr. good experience. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 See other comments about provider Very happy,well informed, and am looking forward to follow- up visit. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2018 So thankful I was able to get with *Dr. Restrepo. She has been a lifesaver in my improved health. Always seems extremely concerned & not rushed. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2018 Doctor Restrepo is one of the bet doctors I have ever used. I enjoy much better health now because of her treatment and care received NGH. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 Does not fully understand my lifestyle and the hardships my condition brings. Needs to understand my goals in life and how my health plays in part. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 love Dr Clara Restrepo.... National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 I am very pleased with Dr. Restrepo, She is very knowledgeable in reference to my [CONDITION]. I feel like I am in very good hands. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2018 Dr. Restrepo is very personable, she explained the findings of the various tests, and took the time to show me how to activate the National Jewish Health portal so I could access my records. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2018 Provider ordered a follow-up with a cardiologist that was recommended. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2018 She was very attentive and relaxed and made me feel that my concerns, even though some were outside of the immediate focus, were important and relevant. She was Excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2018 This was my first visit with Dr. Restrepo. My confidence levels take time to develop. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2017 Dr. Restrepo has been very helpful in reviewing my health history and advising on next steps. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2017 I would have liked a call back describing my results after my appointment for follow up. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2017 Dr Restrepo is the best doctor that I could ask for! She is very knowledgeable, and her bedside manner is one that makes me feel that she was determined to find out what was wrong with my [condition], and to get it fixed. I live very far away from Denver and it's not easy to make trips that far to see her, but I feel like it is worth the hassle to travel that far to her excellent care from her. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2017 This was the first and only appointment. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2017 I was very pleased with Dr.Restrpos, as I was with [provider] and [provider]. All listened, explained problem-solved and were very supportive. They took the time I needed and I never felt rushed. I was very impressed with Dr. Restropos as she had only been in her position at Nat'l Jewish for a few weeks, but had clearly read my chart and is aggressively pursuing my problems. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 I am so glad Dr. Restrepro was my doctor. I would have loved to have put her in my pocket and taken her home with me. I have raved about her to friends and family. She made my visit very comfortable. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 As a patient, I love the care and concern that Dr. Restrepo shows me. She is very professional, knowledgeable, and makes sure I'm allowed all the time I need for asking questions and she explains answers and addresses my concerns in detail. She's an outstanding doctor and I trust her expertise. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 Very professional care provider. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 She's an excellent care provider National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 I was thrilled with my experience with Dr. Restrepo. She is an excellent doctor, extremely knowledgeable and a warm, caring bedside manner. All of the qualities I would look for if I were choosing a physician myself. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 I never want to see this particular dr again. I left in tears because she made me think that what I was going through was my fault or even made up. I would rather suffer and never go back than see her again. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 I arrived late to appt., but care team allowed me to see dr. first & then return to insurance, blood work, etc. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 No one told me anything concerning all the test results. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 She ordered [testing] and it was reviewed the same day. I got two phone calls from the provider and the person reviewing the results of the [test]. She called the next day to check on me. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2017 I liked *Dr. Restrepo very much. Staff accommodating and friendly as well. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2017 Provider did not provide results of all my tests or a report with follow up care. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2017 Very nice dr. and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2017 I consider Dr. Restrepo to be one of my favorite medical professionals of all time. She was very patient in explaining things so that I fully understood them, and took time to answer all of my questions (even though they may have seemed silly to her) to my complete satisfaction. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2017 *Dr. Restrepo comes out of occupational medicine and I hold her in high regard - she provides most of my care. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2017 I had very excellent provisions. 9. Excellent. 10. Everyday. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2017 Since I now have new diagnosis, I am concerned about new medications - side effects vs. not taking the meds. Also, some basic handouts/brochures and the diagnoses would be helpful - [CONDITION]. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2017 Dr Restrepo was the 3rd lung doctor that I had seen, and she was the only one that could nail down a diagnosis. I loved to she studied my records and asked me relevant questions about my previous care, and when we left after the first day I felt like she was determined to figure out what was wrong with my lungs and how to fix it. A+++ National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2017 I had been extremely happy with my initial contact with Dr. Restrepo! She spent a great deal of time with me and gave me a very thorough exam. She was very engaged in my concerns and wanted to be sure that I completely understood everything. I have never had a better experience with a healthcare provider! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2017 Experience with visit was very good, however I was disappointed with the time it took to receive results! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2017 I wish I could give a very good PLUS for the amount of time Dr. Restrepo has spent with me. On my first visit she spent over an hour asking questions and telling me very good info about my desease. Coming up with game plan, ordering tests. I feel very good about getting better and healthier. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2017 Great Dr. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2017 *Dr. Restrepo was perfect! I feel blessed to be under her care. She was kind, compassionate, and professional. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2017 When teh Dr wwent to inut her recommendation on the electronic form there were not enugh characters so she had to write in on paper some of her findings and recommendation. One was a consult for another Dr. Because that was hand written, the nurse did not know it (from the electronic form) and it never got scheduled until I inquired about it. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2016 I think Dr. Restrepo is a very good doctor. I get the impression that she is an expert in her medical field. I also find her to be exceptionally personable and cordial in how she discusses health issues with patients. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2016 She seemed annoyed at the fact I had to keep clearing my throat, Issue I just had recently from a procedure from another facility. She told me I had homework and needed to carry water with me so I would not do that. I always have water with me, but left it in the car for my appointment... she could have asked me if it was something I have always had or recent, instead of assuming it was some habit I had.... National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 excellent experience with dr. restrepo. would recommend her to others. i was glad she acted as the coordinator for my care. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 *Dr. Restrepo is excellent! Very through and kind. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 Waited close to 45 min in exam room. Left to find someone and found out I hadn't had the spirometry test I was scheduled for. They did the test right away and took me back to the room saying the Dr. was behind. She came in about 10-15 minutes later and was VERY helpful. Wonderful first meeting with Dr. Restrepo. Just wish I didn't have to wait so long or wish there was more communication about how much longer it would be. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 *Dr. Restrepo was a very great person very happy with her. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2016 She seemed very knowledgeable about my relatively rare health issue. Matter-of-fact manner. I liked that she was realistic, explained the science behind things, & didn't talk down to me.