Gary R. Cott
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Education

Education
Kansas University Medical School, MD
Residency
University of Kansas Medical Center, Chief Medical Resident
University of Kansas Medical Center, Internal Medicine
University of Kansas Medical Center, Internship, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
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 Hospital
  • University 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 

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.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey.
 

Friendliness
4.9

Recommended to others
4.9

Explanation of problem/condition
4.8

Shows concerns for your questions
4.8

Includes you in decisions
4.7

Spoke using clear language
4.8

Amount of time spent with you
4.8

Confidence in your doctor
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 PatientJune, 2016
Dr. Cott is consistently compassionate, expert, and forthcoming both regarding my situation and research in the field. He is amazing and I am so lucky to have him.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
1st time with this Dr. & felt comfortable with him.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
After visiting my primary physician, a cardiologist and two ER visits, I felt like Dr. Cott seemed to be the most curious about what was happening and interested in figuring out a cause.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2016
I am very grateful for Dr. Cott's care and communication. He figured out my illness where other doctors had not.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2016
*Dr. Cott made a point to call me at home after hours to explain his concerns about my CT scan. Thank you *Dr. Cott.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2016
*Dr. Cott is truly exceptional and inspired immediate trust.