Gary R. Cott
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

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 

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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 PatientJune, 2019
*Dr. Cott is excellent! He has reduced my [symptoms] & I can run and exercise again!

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 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 PatientJune, 2019
I have and will continue to recommend Dr.Cott.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 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 PatientMay, 2019
excellent and nurses were great.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 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 PatientApril, 2019
Dr Cott has always provided the utmost professional care and concern.

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2019
Dr. Cott was very thorough and very methodical in efforts to understand and diagnose my issues..

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 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 PatientDecember, 2018
After coughing over 40 yrs. *Dr. Cott showed me the [treatment], which has worked now for over 2 yrs.!! No inhalers.

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