David M. Ferraro
David M. Ferraro, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Ferraro is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
Associate Professor
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Department of Medicine

Education

Education
University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS, MD
Residency
Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
Brooke Army Medical Center, San Antonio, TX, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Awards & Recognition

2019: Army / Air Force American College of Physicians Master Teacher Award
2019: James J. Leonard Award for Excellence in Teaching Internal Medicine
2019: Teacher of the Year, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium
2018: Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences AOA Faculty Teacher of the Year
2017-2018: "Most Valued Instructor" (three times)
2011: Outstanding Teaching Fellow of the Year, Brooke Army Medical Center

Board Certification

2010: Internal Medicine
2012: Pulmonary Disease
2014: Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

2016- Present: American College of Physicians, Fellow
2015-Present: American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
2020-Present: Society of Critical Care Medicine, Fellow

Publications

Ferraro D, Geiling J, Reed M.  Fundamental Critical Care Support: Austere Operational Environment.  Chapter 4: Acute Respiratory Failure and Mechanical Ventilation.  2019.     

Ferraro DM, French SK, Bell DG.  Bilateral Indwelling Pleural Catheters for Pleural Effusions Secondary to Nonmalignant Superior Vena Cava Obstruction.  Annals Am Thorac Soc 2018; 15(2): 258-62.  PMID 29388816.

Ferraro DM, McCann ET, Bell DG.  Airway Management in Combat Trauma.  Current Pulmonology Reports 2017 Sep; 6(3): 206-213.

Forbes DA, Bassett EA, Auger WR, Ferraro DM.  Persistent Pulmonary Artery Filling Defects: Looking Beyond Anticoagulation Failure.  Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension 2016; 15(2): 106-112.  

Ferraro DM, Hiles PD.  Blast-Related Lung Injuries.  Current Pulmonology Reports 2016 Jun; 5(2): 70-76.

Teaching & Professional Positions

Consultant, Fundamental Critical Care Support Course
Director, Fundamental Disaster Management Course
2014-2019: Associate Program Director, San Antonio Uniformed Services Health Education Consortium Internal Medicine Residency
2014-2019: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of the Health Science

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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.
 

Provider showed concern
4.9

Friendliness
4.9

Spoke using clear language
4.8

Provider explained things clearly
4.8

Amount of time spent with you
4.9

Provider included you in decisions
4.8

Confidence in your doctor
4.9

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 PatientDecember, 2020
*Dr. Ferraro is one of the best doctors I've met. He's kind, emphasizes, and gives me hope -

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2020
good

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2020
My wife (who accompanied me, the patient) & I both liked Dr. Ferraro. He asked good questions, explained things,& LISTENED. [off topic comment].

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2020
Could take more time explaining test results,prognosis, treatment options, etc.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2020
Dr. Ferraro is an excellent doctor who really seems to care. He takes time to explain things at the appropriate level.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2020
Great doctor!

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
Dr Ferraro gave me a 'to-do' list of 6 action items to follow up. I really appreciated that. [phi].

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2020
Dr. Ferraro was very attentive, gave explanations to his reasonings for how to start everything. He listened and wasn't dismissive. I actually feel confident with his care.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2020
Greatly appreciate the absolutely care I receive from *Dr. David Ferraro. He maintains my utmost confidence!

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2020
I was very impressed during my visit with *Dr. Ferraro. He was very thorough with his assessment and made sure I understood everything and was comfortable with the plan of care. I have high confidence in this provider!

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