Gary R. Cott, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Gary R. Cott, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Cott is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep 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 181 Patient Ratings 21 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. 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Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Specialties & Conditions Asthma Chronic Bronchitis Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pulmonary Fibrosis Occupational Asthma Sarcoidosis Overview Research Areas Asthma Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Education Education 1974 - 1977 Kansas University Medical School, MD Residency 1980 - 1981 University of Kansas Medical Center, Chief Medical Resident 1978 - 1981 University of Kansas Medical Center, Internal Medicine 1977 - 1978 University of Kansas Medical Center, Internship, Internal Medicine Fellowship 1981 - 1984 University of Colorado Health Science Center, Denver, CO, Pulmonary Medicine Awards & Recognition American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Committee By-Laws Committee Code Blue Committee Credentials Committee Executive Budget Committee Executive Committee (Board) Medical Executive Committee Senior Executive Committee Strategic Planning Committee Board Certification 1985: Diplomate, Pulmonary Subspecialty, American Board of Internal Medicine 1981: Diplomate, American Board of Internal Medicine Professional Memberships American Thoracic Society Colorado Trudeau Society Hospital Affiliations Aspen Valley HospitalUniversity of Colorado Hospital Teaching & Professional Positions 9/1996: Executive Vice President/Medical and Clinical Services, National Jewish Health 1995–1996: Acting Executive Vice President/Medical and Clinical Services, National Jewish Health 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 Aspen Valley 401 Castle Creek Aspen, CO 81611 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 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 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 4.8 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 *Dr. Cott is excellent! He has reduced my [symptoms] & I can run and exercise again! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 Dr. Cott is very thorough and he spends the time I need to understand my case. He makes every effort to help you understand and checks in to make sure you understand. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 I have and will continue to recommend Dr.Cott. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2019 Dr. Cott is a great listener and extremely knowledgeable. I have a complicated case with no explanation for my symptoms and he referred me to the right physicians to improve my symptoms and is working with other physicians to determine the cause of my problems. I trust that he will get to the bottom of it and improve my health as he has already done. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2019 excellent and nurses were great. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Dr. Gary Cott is an exceptional Dr.,he takes his time to ask about any health concerns. He is very thorough and has taken me through several serious health issues. He has great bedside manor and is very professional. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Dr Cott has always provided the utmost professional care and concern. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Cott was very thorough and very methodical in efforts to understand and diagnose my issues.. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 Incredible care and coordination of testing to determine causes of illness. Dr. Cott is very personable, explains issues and details in understandable language and expresses sincere concern. I will travel again [. . .] to Denver to follow up with Dr. Cott even though I have major medical facilities availabel to me [at home]. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 After coughing over 40 yrs. *Dr. Cott showed me the [treatment], which has worked now for over 2 yrs.!! No inhalers. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 Very concern. Carrying and empathetic physician. show more National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 It was nice to spend to much time (1 hour x2) w/*Dr. Cott. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 He is the best, most knowledgeable, most responsive to my needs and concerns of any medical person I see National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Dr. Cott is the best! I would recommend him highly without hesitation or reservation. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2018 Always very good explanations of my current conditions and a plan for care until my next visit. Always takes as much time as needed to for my exam. My written report of my current condition and plan going forward is outstanding. I wish all my doctors were as good as Dr. Cott. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2018 I think this is how medicine used to be, before doctors were forced to see more patients in less time. Dr Cott spent all the time necessary to understand my past history and evaluate my current status and make recommendations on thorough history and exam National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2018 Excellent excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2018 I was extremely pleased and impressed with Dr. Cott's knowledge and professionalism. He was very pleasant, focused, efficient, a good listener and generous with his time in answering my wife's and my questions. To the point, I feel very comfortable and confident that I am in good hands being under his care. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 I am very confident about his ability to help me feel better every time I see him. He makes me (as the patient) feel comfortable. He is the best doctor of all the doctors I have ever seen in my life. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 Dr Cott is a great Doctor National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2018 Dr. Cott is wonderful!