Kanao Otsu
Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology
Kanao Otsu, MD, is an allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Otsu is in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

Education

Education
Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, MPH
Medical School for International Health, Ben Gurion University of Negev in Collaboration with Columbia University Health Sciences, MD
Residency
University of Massachusetts, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Fellowship
University of Colorado Denver/National Jewish Health, Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, Research
University of Colorado Denver/ National Jewish Health, Asthma, Allergy and Immunology

Board Certification

American Board of Pediatrics
American Board of Allergy and Immunology

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
American Academy of Pediatrics, Fellow (FAAP)

Publications

Otsu K, Wang Q, Guo R, Dreskin SC. Epitope analysis of Ara h 2 and Ara h 6: characteristic patterns of IgE-binding fingerprints among individuals with similar clinical histories. Clin Exp Allergy. 2015; (45) 471-484.

Otsu K and Fleischer DM. Desensitization to Foods: present state of the art. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep. 2012; 12(1): 48-54.

Otsu K and Dreskin SC. Peanut Allergy An evolving challenge. Discov Med. 2011; 12(65):319-28.

Sheehan WJ, Rangsithienchai PA, Muilenberg ML, Rogers CA, Lane JP, Ghaemghami J, Rivard DV, Otsu K, Hoffman EB, Israel E, Gold DR, Phipatanakul W. Mouse Allergens in Urban Elementary Schools and Homes of Children with Asthma. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2009 February; 102(2): 125-130.

Otsu K and Phipatanakul W. Review of Belda J et al. Anti-inflammatory Effects of High-Dose Inhaled Fluticasone Versus Oral Prednisone in Asthma Exacerbations. Pediatrics Vol. 122 Supplement November 2008 pp. S215-S216.

Academic Affiliations

Faculty Affiliate at University of Colorado Denver

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

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.
 

Shows concerns for your questions
3.9

Includes you in decisions
3.9

Confidence in your doctor
3.8

Spoke using clear language
4.2

Amount of time spent with you
4

Recommended to others
3.7

Explanation of problem/condition
3.9

Friendliness
4.2
 

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 PatientJanuary, 2018
I would recommend NJH and OTSU if asked but no one will ask.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2017
My husband and I feel like she is being very by not talking to my husband when we're there. my husband knows a lot because I had time remembering certain things so my husband would answer and she would not even acknowledge him.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2017
Good

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2017
I am hoping that her methods of treatment will help me with my [condition] I've had for about [number] years

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2017
We just disagreed a little on the length of treatment, but compromised. And, understandably since she had never seen me before, gave more weight to what my current condition was, than what I claimed my prior baseline was, and, in that light, erred on the side of a more conservative treatment.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
Very good care from all the providers I encountered @ NJH much better than would have guessed as hospital is busy but all employees care including all I encountered.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
I feel that the provider did not look at any of my medical records prior to seeing me for my appointment; additionally, I feel that she dismissed my concerns, and the concerns of my current and previous medical providers.

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2017
I am changing care provider out with ... 0.