David A. Lynch
David A. Lynch, MB, is a radiologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Lynch is in the Department of Radiology.
Department of Radiology
Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (22nd year)
Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc.
America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Clinical interest is in CT of diffuse lung disease.

Research Interests

Research interests are in diffuse lung disease, COPD, quantitative CT and lung cancer screening.


University College - Dublin, MB. BCh, BAO,
Mater Hospital (Dublin, Ireland), Radiology
St. Lawrence's Hospital (Dublin, Ireland), Internal Medicine
University of California San Francisco, Chest Radiology/Body Imaging

Awards & Recognition

2014 and 2015: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc.
2013: America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Editorial Board, Radiology

Board Certification

Diagnostic Radiology, 1990

Professional Memberships

RSNA, STR, Fleischner Society, Royal College of Surgeons - Ireland, Royal College of Radiologists - Ireland, Royal College of Physicians - Ireland


Lynch DA, Travis WD, Muller NL, et al. Idiopathic interstitial pneumonias: CT features. Radiology 2005;236:10-21.

Pipavath SJ, Lynch DA, Cool C, Brown KK, Newell JD. Radiologic and pathologic features of bronchiolitis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 2005;185:354-363.

Lynch DA, Godwin JD, Safrin S, et al. High-resolution computed tomography in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: diagnosis and prognosis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2005;172:488-493.

AC Best, AM Lynch, CM Bozic, D Miller, G Grunwald, DA Lynch. Quantitative CT Indices in IPF: Relationship to Physiologic Impairment. Radiology. 2003 Aug;228(2):407-14

Hospital Affiliations

  • University of Colorado Hospital

Academic Affiliations

Professor of Radiology and Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

Teaching & Professional Positions

Professor of Radiology and Medicine
1990, 1998, 2005: Outstanding Faculty Award for Teaching. Department of Radiology


Conflicts of Interest

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  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.270.2219

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