Ellen MacKinnon
Clinical Nurse Specialist
National Jewish Health South Denver
Ellen MacKinnon, AGCNS-BC, is a Clinical Nurse Specialist at National Jewish Health. Ms. MacKinnon is located at our South Denver practice.

Special Interests

I am an Advanced Practice Nurse and Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse. I have served patients with traumatic brain and spinal cord injury for over eight years at Craig Hospital, first as a staff nurse and now as a pulmonary consultant. In keeping with my neurological background, I have recently started working with patients and families diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS). I enjoy my work immensly and find comfort in helping individuals with complicated diagnoses.


University of Colorado, Master of Science
University of Colorado, Bachelor in the Science of Nursing

Board Certification

2016: American Nurses Credentialing Center
2015: American Board of Neuroscience Nurse

Professional Memberships

Sigma Theta Tau
Academy of Spinal Cord Injury Professionals

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Contact Information

  • Office: 303.788.8500
  • Fax: 303.788.8505



  • National Jewish Health South Denver
    499 East Hampden Ave, Suite 300 Englewood, CO 80113

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