Elaine M K Schwartz, MD, FCCP

Elaine M K Schwartz
Associate Professor
Medical Director, National Jewish Critical Care Service at Rose Medical Center
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Section of Critical Care Medicine
America’s Top Doctors 2017 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.
Elaine M K Schwartz, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Schwartz is in the Section of Critical Care Medicine and Department of Medicine.

Special Interests

Dr. Elaine Klinge Schwartz is a clinician at National Jewish Health who works in the General Pulmonary Clinic and on the National Jewish inpatient service in the Rose Medical Center Critical Care Unit, where she is also the Medical Director. She sees patients  for a variety of pulmonary disorders and following hospital discharge after their acute critical illness and respiratory failure.  She is also part of the the transtracheal oxygen program, where she evaluates and manages patients with chronic respiratory failure for whom transtracheal oxygen may be a good alternative for long term therapy.

Education

Education
New York Medical College, MD
Residency
University of Colorado Denver,
University of Colorado Denver,
Fellowship
University of Colorado Denver,

Awards & Recognition

New York Medical College Trustee Scholarship
2002-2006: Chair, Department of Medicine and Quality Improvement at North Colorado Medical Center

Board Certification

American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Sciences and Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

AOA
ACCP
SCCM
ATS

Hospital Affiliations

  • Rose Medical Center
  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver
  • Swedish Medical Center

Academic Affiliations

Actively involved with the education and teaching of Residents in the Department of Medicine and Fellows in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Colorado Denver

Teaching & Professional Positions

Associate Professor of Medicine

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

  • Critical Care & Hospital Medicine at Rose Medical Center
    4567 E 9th Ave, 1st Floor Denver, CO 80220

  • 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.

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
5

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
4.8

Explanation of problem/condition
4.9

Recommended to others
5

Friendliness
5
 

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 PatientJune, 2017
9. With all my heart.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
I feel like NJH saved my life I wasn't going to die, but my quality of life was compromised and I'm gaining it back.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
*Dr. Schwartz is the best care provider, by far, that I have ever had. She is superior in all areas.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2017
Good.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2017
Unbelievably kind & went out of her way to be communicative & thorough such a blessing!

National Jewish Health PatientOctober, 2016
Everyone from the greeter, to the intake blood pressure/spirometer tech to the good bye from *Dr. Schwartz' nurse was excellent. #1. *Dr. Elaine Schwartz. #2. *Dr. Schwartz has gone above & beyond in terms of explanations and helpful advise/information. We could use thousands more of & her nurse.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2016
Exceptional doctor.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
I have an advanced clinical - non - MD - degree - I wish I could vote her in _____ Magazine's "Best of the Best" MD's - She'd get my vote every time. Super doc!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
Always a very good experience with *Dr. Elaine Schwartz.