Laurie A. Manka, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Laurie A. Manka, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Manka is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine. Assistant Professor Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2019 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® 2018-2019 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2019 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 199 Patient Ratings 19 Patient Comments × No Rating Available In order to provide the most accurate and useful information on our providers, we only post satisfaction data when a provider has received a minimum of 30 survey responses. 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Close Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Asthma Treatment Program (Adult) Department of Medicine Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine (Adult) Specialties & Conditions Airway Obstruction Asthma Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) Lung Nodules Pleural Effusion Pneumonia Education Education 2003 - 2007 University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN, Residency 2010 - 2011 University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Chief Resident 2007 - 2010 University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2011 - 2014 Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Pulmonary/Critical Care Board Certification 2013: Pulmonary Disease 2010: Internal Medicine Professional Memberships ACCP ATS Publications Correlation of regional emphysema and lung cancer: a lung tissue research consortium-based study. PubMed Osseous sarcoidosis: a case of evolving MR appearances correlating with clinical symptoms. PubMed Hospital Affiliations St. Joseph Hospital - Denver 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 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 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 Patient– May, 2019 Dr. Manka is an excellent Pulmonologist and and expert on the the medications she gives. [PHI]. Once again she was right on target and it triggered my memory, of how true that was. Dr. Manka is also aware of my overall health [PHI]. She takes everything into consideration and provides the most optimum care she can. Plus she's easy to talk to and explains things so you can understand them. I feel very blessed to be a patient at National Jewish and knowing Dr. Manka communicates with my other Dr.s, to provide an ongoing continuity of care is an added bonus. God Bless you National Jewish !! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Have been talking to family and friends about my incredible experience with Dr Manka and her team. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 I would strongly recommend Dr. Manka to anyone who may have similar issues as I do or in general National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 *Dr. Manka has been fantastic to work with. She is THE one I want to see for my pulmonary care!! I do not care that I drive from [a great distance] for the best care that I can get!! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Dr Manka has an extraordinary talent.. not only is she knowledgeable about asthmatic problems, she has the gift of compassion, understanding, communication..[PHI] I choose to spend the time and money to come to NJI because of Dr Manka and all the absolutely wonderful staff at NJI..as a business owner, I am in AWE of the organization at NJI and of the attitude of ALL the employees.. my sincere thanks and admiration to the leadership of the Administrative Team National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 We thank the Lord for Dr. Manka and National Jewish! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Doctor was very helpful and knowledgeable. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 I wish all my doctors were as nice and concerned as Dr. Manka is! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Manka, is awesome! She saw during my hospital stay and I continue to see her. She understands the entire history of this illness and has been very involved with my healing. I would recommend her to anyone having lung illnesses. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 Dr. Manka is a thorough, knowledgeable, and easy-to-understand doctor. I have already recommended her and Jewish Nat. Health to others. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 *Dr. Manka is excellent. show more National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 First time I've wondered about *Dr. Manka. It was because I felt [symptoms] and she said there was no [symptoms]. I probably over-reacted (in my mind). I didn't say anything about it - I'm sure would have checked again. She's careful and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 Reviewed past test results to present. Provided direction of progress year to year. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 *Dr. Manka is in the top 2 doctors I have ever had. Maybe #1 - it's close. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2018 good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2018 have met others who share this same provider and we agree that she helps us to make decisions about our health care. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2018 *Dr. Manka is a fantastic communicator. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2018 Dr Manka is simply the best. I'd recommend her to anyone and often do. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2018 Dr. Manka is the best. She is so helpful and caring. Thank you Dr. Manka and nurses.