Lia McGibbon, DO Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Lia McGibbon, DO, is a rheumatologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. McGibbon is in the Division of Rheumatology and Department of Medicine. Assistant Professor Division of Rheumatology Department of Medicine 5280 Top Doctors 2020 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 4.6 out of 5 stars 198 Patient Ratings 45 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Department of Medicine Division of Rheumatology Lupus Program Specialties & Conditions Ankylosing Spondylitis Gout Lupus Myositis (Polymyositis / Dermatomyositis) Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Scleroderma / Systemic Sclerosis (SSC) Vasculitis Research Areas Retrospective research on inflammatory myositis Sjögren's Syndrome (SS) Vasculitis Special Interests My special interests include the diagnosis and treatment of lupus, vasculitis, myositis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Autoimmune Lung Disease. My areas of focus in research include Retrospective studies in Myositis and Sjögren’s Syndrome Cohort with Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD). News & Videos Lia McGibbon Joins National Jewish Health Education Education 2005 - 2009 Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine 1997 - 2000 Colorado State University, Bachelor of Science Internships UMDNJ/Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine Residency UMDNJ/Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Internal Medicine Fellowship 2013 - 2015 Montefiore Medical Center & Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Rheumatology Board Certification 2015: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) in Rheumatology 2012: Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Professional Memberships American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Teaching & Professional Positions Director and Educator for St. Joseph Hospital resident National Jewish Health Rheumatology rotation. Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. 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: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.270.2130 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. 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 4.6 Friendliness 4.7 Spoke using clear language 4.7 Provider explained things clearly 4.5 Amount of time spent with you 4.5 Provider included you in decisions 4.6 Confidence in your doctor 4.6 Likelihood of recommending this provider 4.6 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– December, 2020 Dr McGibbon always explains things clearly and comes up with a plan to help in my care that I understand. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 She really took time to listen to me. We don't have a diagnosis yet, so explanations were limited. I should have asked more about the medication I am taking. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 For the first time in quite a while, I felt listened to. I am also hopeful that I will finally get some answers. Thank you! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Dr McGibbon: exceptional doctor in every way. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 it was my first visit with doctor. she was professional but didn't leave me with any specifics about my condition. she spent time at the computer probably getting familiar with my history. [Comment about another provider]. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2020 Questions I had were answered with "talk to your PCP". She is the specialist, and I found little interest from her in helping with my issues. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Very good experience with a rheumatologist! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Dr. McGibbon has been great, and I appreciate her input for my care. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 Dr McGibbon is very good and I have confidence in her. She includes my husband in the conversation which is a very good thing seeing how he is my main care taker. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 if there is such a thing, this experience was the most enjoyable i have have encounted National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 I always ask lots of questions because I want to really understand. Every doc I have seen has been very willing to explain things to me.They always give me the time I need. show more National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2020 She always asks me if I have any more questions or concerns and answers them. She makes it clear if I forgot something to call and leave her a message so she can address my concerns. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 was very pleased with the competence and care demonstrated by Dr. McKibbon. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 I really like Dr Mcgibbon. Thats why I drive 7 hrs round trip National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr McGibbon is wonderful and attentive. She truly cares about her patients. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2020 Dr. McGibbon is terrific! She answered all my questions and I felt like I was her only patient for the entire day. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 *Dr. McGibbon is very knowledgeable. She's compassionate & listens well, to a patient concern. She has no problems doing everything possible to find the answers. Very comfortable with her. I have confidence in her ability. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 I have answered these questions based on care provided by *Dr. McGibbon. She was fantastic.[Comment about anther provider]. Thank you so much for everything. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2020 The care, treatment, and my concerns were very professionally taken care of. Getting to that point is not a smooth passage. However, it has improved. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Dr McGibbon is outstanding! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Very knowledgeable, lots of helpful advice. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 Dr. McGibbon was very thorough taking notes after I described my medical problem. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2020 I had a very good experience with my care provider. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 she was amazing. she listened to my concerns and even cane up with several options we could take as far as treatment National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 I was pleased with the Doctor and service was good National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 With only 1/2 hour it felt a bit rushed. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Dr. McGibbons knowledge and care of my [condition] has kept me in remission for 7 years. Now that I have a flare she had immediate plan of care. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 Very good experience! National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 it was a pleasant experience, I like my Doc very much National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 My appointment was great, and I believe she is very thorough. I feel like my health is in good hands in her care. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2020 a very caring doctor, I'm very happy with her. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Dr. McGibbon has always been friendly and helpful. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr McGibbon is very kind and thorough. She always takes the appropriate amount of time with. She listens to me, then we discuss the best course of action at the time. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 *Dr. Mcgibbon was so helpful as this was 1st visit. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Doctor Lia Matarrese-McGibbon is the most amazing doctor and I recommend her all the time. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I often feel rushed when I'm in the office. I'm looking for better quality of life and I don't feel like my provider understands how poorly I feel some days.[PHI]. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 I like my doctor. She has come to know me well and my health issues. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 think she's very helpful with trying to find out with what's wrong. it's hard in my situation because so much can be wrong and so many are helping and it's hard to figure it out exactly. she's helped though do what others haven't. so I'm very thankful for that. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 They're the best. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 I really appreciate Dr. McGibbon, and all she does for me. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 She is very knowledgeable and the follow up paper that she sends is very thorough. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 *Dr. McGibbon is great. She's the first healthcare professional to actually listen to me. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 Dr. McGibbon has been a pleasure to work with. She puts up with my quirky fears, and doesn't lecture me. I'm very pleased with her care! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 It is always a pleasure [PHI] to specifically see Dr. Mc Gibbon. She is an amazing dedicated physician that takes excellent care of my [condition]. In the time I have seen her my challenges have become better and manageable. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Great!!! she took time with me. She checked every possible cause and was up front with me and treated me with respect. She explained things and answered questions without rushing me. Great Dr and Staff!!!