Ellen Volker, MD, MSPH Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Ellen Volker, MD, is a pulmonologist specializing in interventional pulmonology at National Jewish Health. Dr. Volker is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Associate Professor Director, Interventional Pulmonology Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2020 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® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars 128 Patient Ratings 24 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) Interventional Pulmonology Program Specialties & Conditions Central Airway Obstructions Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Emphysema Lung Cancer Lung Nodules Mediastinal & Hilar Lymphadeopathy Pleural Effusion Tumors that have spread to the lungs Research Areas Lung Nodules Pleural Disease Lung Cancer News & Videos Dr. Ellen Volker Joins National Jewish Health to Lead Interventional Pulmonology Education Education 2003 - 2007 University of Colorado, MD 2000 - 2002 University of Colorado, Masters of Science in Public Health 1999 Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, BA History Internships 2007 - 2008 University of Utah, Internal Medicine Residency 2008 - 2010 University of Utah, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2013 - 2014 Duke University, Interventional Pulmonary 2010 - 2013 Duke University, Pulmonary/Critical Care Board Certification Interventional Pulmonary 2013: Pulmonary Medicine 2011: Internal Medicine Professional Memberships American Association for Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology American College of Chest Physicians American Thoracic Society Academic Affiliations Associate Professor Department of Medicine, University of Colorado 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 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 4.9 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.8 Provider included you in decisions 4.7 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 Patient– June, 2020 I could not have hd better National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr. Volkel and her staff are always very pleasant, explain things to me adequately, allow me to ask questions and make certain I understand instructions, etc National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Just a fantastic doctor!! Skilled, knowledgable, great communicator, kind. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 Best doctor I've seen in a long time. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Could not have been better! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 I am very impressed with Dr Volker. She is the best provider I have seen in many years. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 absolutely loved Dr Volker National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Very good experience. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 It was only the second time in my long battle with [my condition] that I felt heard [PHI] National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 Dr Volker is extremely knowledgeably and shares her knowledge in a friendly, professional and easy to understand manner. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 good show more National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 *Dr. Volker is amazing! She's easy to talk to, compassionate, caring & she explains everything so that her patients understand what she's saying! She's a keeper! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 Dr Volker could not have done a better job. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 very knowledgeable about the new procedure that was discussed. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Her explanations about my options and follow up were very clear. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2019 *Dr. Volker showed amazing interest in my background during our initial visit - National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2019 Ellen Volker is an excellent clinician and a fine person. She is thoughtful and I trust her. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2019 Very good. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 This was my first time with Dr. Volker, and I was impressed snd delighted by her. I won't need followup care, but, if I did, I would request to see her and would refer my friends to her. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Felt like I was in safe hands from the beginning. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 everting was good because they provide with a interpret and I like this in others hospitals not used this kine with me and help me in everting thank you National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 Dr. Volker was one of the best doctors I've ever visited. She was so informative while still being down to earth, her bedside manner is amazing and you can tell it comes naturally to her. She is compassionate while being direct and realistic. I wish every doctor I had was as good as she is, and that is no exaggeration. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 Dr Volker is a breath of fresh air. She still cares about what she is doing and is not as yet burned out. She has a good fund of knowledge, and took a good history. On my first visit, she blew me away, by having actually read the chart before hand. This makes her the last of a dying breed. I hope you administrators treat her well, so she will stay. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 Follow up will only be determined after the results of the test is known.