Donald R. Rollins
Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Best Doctors in America® 2017-2018 — Best Doctors, Inc.
Donald R. Rollins, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Rollins is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Research AreasResearch Areas
  • Affect of statins on COPD
  • Lung Cancer Imaging
  • Severe Refractory Asthma

Special Interests

Clinical Interests

Chronic Cough, evaluation of abnormal chest CT scans, such as infiltrates or nodules, atypical chest pain evaluation, management and evaluation of difficult to treat asthma; evaluation of interstitial lung disease.

Education

Education
University of North Carolina, MD
St. Olaf College, BA, Chemistry
Residency
University of Texas at San Antonio, Chief Resident Internal Medicine
University of Texas at San Antonio, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
University of Texas at San Antonio, Pulmonary Fellowship

Awards & Recognition

Fellow of the American College of Physicians
Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians
2010: Medicine Clinician of the Year

Board Certification

Internal Medicine

Professional Memberships

American College of Physicians
American Thoracic Society
American College of Chest Physicians

Academic Affiliations

22 years on clinical faculty, from 1978-2000, University of Colorado Denver
Clinical attending in Pulmonary Division outpatient clinics for 12 years

Teaching & Professional Positions

2005-2007: Medical Director of The Greenbrier Clinic

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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.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
 

Confidence in your doctor
4.9

Amount of time spent with you
4.9

Spoke using clear language
4.9

Includes you in decisions
4.9

Shows concerns for your questions
4.9

Explanation of problem/condition
4.9

Recommended to others
4.9

Friendliness
4.9
 

Comments

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National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
I have the highest respect for Dr. Rollins and will highly recommend him to others.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
I have recommended National Jewish and Dr. Rollins specifically to several friends who were looking for pulmonology or cardiology care.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
Dr. Rollins goes above and beyond to figure out the root cause. He is a phenomenal doctor with amazing bedside manner.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
Dr. Rollins is superior. Beyond superior. He's sharp, so intelligent, intuitive, knowledgable, inspired and obviously loves his work. It is always a relief to know i have him available to me when I need help. And it was pure luck I ever happened to get my first appt with him

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
I have the upmost respect for Dr. Rollins. I love everything about how he interacts with patients as a patient and an individual. his memory is good!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
Outstanding Doctor

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
Dr Rollins and staff are amazing. I talk a lot, and am very aware and understanding of my conditions. Dr R listens and veers me in the right direction to better understand my issues

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
I don't know of any MD who treats me more like a partner in my care, and, who knows more respect for me than *Dr. Rollins. Never do I feel hurried.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
Dr.Rollins is the best I have ever been around. I was a medical researcher for 15 years. Dr. Rollins is a gift from GOD

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
excellent experience

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