Howard Saft, MD, MS Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Howard Saft, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Saft is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Associate Professor Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Section of Critical Care Medicine Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2021 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 72 Patient Ratings Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Center for Post-COVID Care and Recovery Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital Critical Illness Recovery Center Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) National Jewish Health - Saint Joseph Hospital Rose Medical Center Critical Care Service Section of Critical Care Medicine Swedish Medical Center Critical Care Service Tele ICU Program Specialties & Conditions Asthma Chronic Cough Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Hypoxemia Post Intensive Care Syndrome Research Areas Improving Long Term Outcomes From Critical Illness Outcomes Research News & Videos National Jewish Health Appoints New Medical Leadership at Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital Education Education 1996 - 2000 University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL, Medicine Residency 2003 - 2003 Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2008 - 2010 VA, UCLA and RAND Corporation, Los Angeles, CA, Health Services & Outcomes Research Fellowship 2004 - 2007 Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Awards & Recognition 2014: Co-Chair, American Thoracic Society Patient Centered Outcomes Research Workshop Board Certification Internal Medicine Critical Care Medicine Pulmonary Medicine Professional Memberships American Thoracic Society Society of Critical Care Medicine Teaching & Professional Positions 2010-2016 : Assistant Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA Instructor, NYU School of Medicine 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 4.9 Friendliness 4.9 Spoke using clear language 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.7 Confidence in your doctor 4.8 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.