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 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 4.8 out of 5 stars 247 Patient Ratings 57 Patient Comments 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 Related Clinical Trials Pulmonary Sarcoidosis Lung Function Medication 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 4.8 Friendliness 4.8 Spoke using clear language 4.9 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– November, 2021 My experience with *Dr. Restrepo has been outstanding. She is very knowledgeable about my rare condition, and she has worked with me in a way that is professional, supportive, helpful and approachable. I am thankful to have her on my medical team!!!!! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Restepo is the best! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Good experience with all staff and doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Very happy with my experience! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is excellent. She took the time to explain everything to me and also taking the necessary steps to addressing my issue. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr Restropo is very easy to discuss questions with and cared about answering the questions so I understood the answers. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 I'm always impressed with the amount of time caregivers at NJH allot to my appointments. No one seems hurried or stressed. Very helpful. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Since my meeting Dr. Restrepo in 2019 my admiration and appreciation for her has only grown. While there are doctors much closer who could treat my condition, I have found none with the knowledge and care she possess. I don't know where I would be with her and the rest of my medical team there at National Jewish. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 This is the first time in two years I have been hopeful about managing my condition. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 They are very good! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is so professional and great doctor show more National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 I am willing to accept some delays when seeing Dr. Restrepo because I know that she will not rush through my appointment and will take as much time as required to make me comfortable with the direction of my care plan. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 This was our first meeting with her on a day when everyone, and everything was running behind. Restrepo was brusque and hurried when she came into the exam room. It was offsetting until [we] asked her if we would need to re-schedule our appointment for another time when she might have enough time to fully meet us and discuss [our] healthcare. At that point, Restrepo apologized and actually slowed down to listen to us and discuss the future with her. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr Restrepo is an amazing doctor. I have recommended her to so many [support] groups that I am in! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr Restrepo is always great to speak to. I never feel rushed, any questions are fully answered, and I trust her with my care. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr Restrepo explained extensively and answered questions as well as extensive discussion of alternatives National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Dr. Restrepo always involves me in the care provided. I am always informed and part of the process. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Very good medical care, analysis, and advice. Perhaps make more eye contact w/patient. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I continue to be impressed with the staff and doctors at National Jewish. Thank you for the work you do. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is one of the most knowledgeable and caring physicians I've ever had the privilege to visit. I have the utmost confidence in her abilities and trust her with my care. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 This interaction with *Dr. Restrepo is almost unique in my experience vis-a-vis her clinic conversation, interest in me, and generosity of time for the visit. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Great experience. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Restrpo always takes the time to listen and understand what I am dealing with. Takes the time to just listen. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Restrepo far exceeds any other provider in any discipline and any facility I have had care. I feel listened to, cared for & confident in the treatment I receive. Dr. Restrepo is knowledgeable, professional, friendly & respectful. She also has a good sense of humor. My treatment is personalized and thorough. She is the best! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I am very pleased with the care I have received. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Clara is always amazing !!! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is a fantastic doctor. Very through and understanding. Please thank her for me! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Great service National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 I have personally challenging [condition]. Dr. Restrepo has been helpful and sympathetic towards this as well as challenging. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Just need to follow up on my tests. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 I hold Dr. Restrepo in the highest regard. She is well-informed, she discusses things openly and honestly with me, she engages me in the decision-making and is willing to make recommendations when I am at a loss for what to do. She clearly explains what she knows from the science/research and what she is saying based on her experience and knowledge. She never feels rushed. She respectfully answers all of my questions, even though some may be naive. I am so very thankful to have her as the lead person on my medical team. My situation is scary for me, and Dr. Restrepo has offered excellent medical advice in the most respectful and kind way. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is one of the finest physicians I have known. As a retired veteran, my experience with physicians includes military, civilian, and foreign; she is one of the best. She takes time to listen, treats me as an individual, and considers carefully all medical issues, even those outside her specialty and scope of care. Her care and competence earn my highest trust and confidence. I am grateful for her care. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 *Dr. Restrepo has been a comfort to me even though there isn't much progress to better my condition that would not be *Dr. Restrepo being educated by the dr. I feel different about handling myself. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 excellent doctor. Very patient and caring. I highly recommend her. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 very satisfied with Dr Restrepo National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is always great at communicating what the tests show, how they compare to previous assessments, and what this means in terms of the progression (or lack there of) of the disease process. She is attentive to reports from other sources and takes into account my previous medical history when making decisions about treatment. She is very kind and treats me like a person rather than a patient. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 dr restrepo is above and beyond the call of care!!! the very best National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 I am extremely grateful for dr Restrepo's expertise and care. she listens and communicated well. I have absolute trust in her. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 this was a serious visit. condition changed and Dr Restrepo had a plan to immediately treat the new symptoms [Protected health information] I left feeling energized because I am in such good hands. I have a rare situation which requires a much higher level of expertise that Dr Restrepo provides for me. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is by far the best pulmonologist I've ever had. She listens to my concerns, orders appropriate tests to pin-point my health issues and prescribes treatments to help control my disease. She is amazing at what she does and I wholeheartedly recommend her. She is deserving of an award!! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 I received outstanding care. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2021 Dr. Restrepo has been one of the few doctors that can handle my assertiveness and over confidence in my own knowledge. She knows I know my body, but she knows about treatment and answers my questions when I give her the chance to answer. She is very good at her job and at communicating. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is a wonderful doctor. Very caring and understanding with everything i need. Listens to what ever i need. Just a very caring soul. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 Dr Restrepo is always willing to listen and I always feel heard National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 excellent doctor, very concerned for patient's health National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 I feel blessed to have Dr. Restrepo on my care team, she's awesome! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2021 *Dr. Restrepo is great! She's prompt, friendly & professional. She's knowledgeable on my condition and gives strong recommendations on continuous treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I consider myself to be very fortunate to be in the care of Dr. Restrepo. She is caring, she is knowledgeable, she is clear, she discusses the alternatives with me and make recommendations. I feel as though she is my partner. When reviewing options, she explains what is based on research (very little in my particular disease since it is rare) and what is based on her experience. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I love Dr. Restrepo! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is simply the best! She makes me feel seen and heard. There are so many doctors that don't do that. They are prescribing and talking from a text book and not really paying attention to the patient. It has been great to be a participant in my care which is how I feel with Dr. Restrepo. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is very confident and is very informative. Thanks! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 I drive 30 hr. round trip to see *Dr. Restrepo. She is excellent. I have complete confidence in her care. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is, by far, the best doctor I've ever worked with. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is always well prepared for our visit having reviewed my chart before I arrive. She listens to my concerns and presents a plan that we discuss together. I feel respected and like she really cares about me as a person not just a number moving through. I trust her implicitly. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 I have gained more respect for Dr. Restrepo after each visit. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 interaction with Dr Restrepo was great. i would trust her with my care anytime National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2021 Dr. Restrepo is an incredibly kind person and she goes above and beyond in all of the categories listed above. I am grateful to have such an amazing doctor.