Joseph Cooley, DO Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Joseph Cooley, DO, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Cooley is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine. Instructor Interstitial Lung Disease Program Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2022 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 Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) Program Specialties & Conditions Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Hypoxemia Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD)/Pulmonary Fibrosis Pleural Effusion Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Areas Apoptosis Fibroblast biology Pulmonary Fibrosis Special Interests My research and clinical interests center around interstitial lung disease. In the lab I investigate mechanisms of fibrosis and potential therapeutics for fibrotic lung diseases. Clinically, I specialize in fibrotic and non-fibrotic interstitial lung diseases, as well as general pulmonary and critical care medicine. Education Education 2011 - 2015 Midwestern University, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine Residency 2015 - 2018 University of Cincinnati, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2021 - 2022 University of Colorado, Research Fellow 2018 - 2021 University of Colorado, Pulmonary and Critical Care Board Certification 2021: Critical Care 2020: Pulmonology 2018: Internal Medicine Professional Memberships American Medical Association American Thoracic Society Academic Affiliations University of Colorado, Denver Ask a Question through MyChart Sign in to your MyChart account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.255.5654 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. 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.