Elaine M K Schwartz, MD, FCCP Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient 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. 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 5280 Top Doctors 2019 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® 2018-2019 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2019 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 48 Patient Ratings 27 Patient Comments × No Rating Available In order to provide the most accurate and useful information on our providers, we only post satisfaction data when a provider has received a minimum of 30 survey responses. We have not yet received the minimum number of surveys for this provider, or this provider is a researcher who only sees a limited number of patients in clinic. To learn more about this survey, visit our about the Press Ganey Survey page. Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Rose Medical Center Critical Care Service Section of Critical Care Medicine Specialties & Conditions Acute Lung Injury Acute Respiratory Failure Asthma Bronchiectasis Overview Chronic Bronchitis Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Transtracheal Oxygen Therapy 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 1990 New York Medical College, MD Residency 1992 - 1993 University of Colorado Denver, 1992 - 1993 University of Colorado Denver, Fellowship 1994 - 1996 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 CenterSt. Joseph Hospital - DenverSwedish 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 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 National Jewish Health Highlands Ranch 8671 S Quebec St, Suite 120 Highlands Ranch, CO 80130 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. 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 5 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 Confidence in your doctor 4.9 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.9 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– June, 2019 I love *Dr. Schwartz. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2019 *Dr. Schwartz is a top doctor! She always cares for your needs and is very professional! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 *Elaine Schwartz is a fabulous physician personally and scientifically. She inspire confidence. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Schwartz was outstanding! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 10 years now and I want her next time!!!! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 I reall love *Dr. Schwartz she is the first dr. who actually cared about me mentally and physically. You are so lucky to have her as a provider and so am I. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Good experience. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 Dr. Elaine is a superb Dr. I always enjoy my follow up appointments, knowing I'm getting the best care. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 We continue to rely on Dr Schwartz for my annual care. So appreciate her intuitive care National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2018 *Dr. Elaine Schwartz is knowledgeable, caring and always pleasant. I have complete trust in her! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2018 I love my dr. and the way she cares for my health - *Dr. Elaine Swartz. show more National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2017 Best physician I have ever had in over [number] years. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 *Dr Schwartz is excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2017 *Dr. Elaine Schwartz is amazing. She is very thorough and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2017 *Dr. Elaine Schwartz was professional & friendly and I felt very lucky to have her looking after my health issues. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2017 I just got a call about a follow up visit - that was not mentioned. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2017 I drive from [City] to see *Dr. Schwartz. I trust her abilities completely fine. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2017 9. With all my heart. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 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 Patient– May, 2017 *Dr. Schwartz is the best care provider, by far, that I have ever had. She is superior in all areas. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2017 Good. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2017 Unbelievably kind & went out of her way to be communicative & thorough such a blessing! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 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 Patient– September, 2016 Exceptional doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 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 Patient– May, 2016 Always a very good experience with *Dr. Elaine Schwartz. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2016 Exceptional doctor that cares and listens.