Richard D. Mountain, MD, FCCP

Richard D. Mountain
National Jewish Health South Denver
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine
Richard D. Mountain, MD, is a pulmonologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Mountain is in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.

Patient Rating
4.8 out of 5 stars

Education

Education
University of Colorado, MD
Montana State University, MS, Chemical Engineering
Montana State University, BS, Chemical Engineering
Residency
University of Colorado Affiliated Hospitals, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
University of Colorado Affiliated Hospitals, Pulmonary and Critical Care

Board Certification

Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Diseases
Critical Care Medicine

Professional Memberships

American College of Chest Physicians, Fellow
American Thoracic Society
Colorado Trudeau Society
Arapahoe and Colorado Medical Society

Publications

Mountain R, Heffner J, Brackett N, Sahn S. Acid-Base Disturbances in Acute Asthma. Chest 1990; 98:651-55. Mountain R, Sahn S. Clinical Features and Outcome in patients with Acute Asthma Presenting with Hypercapnia. Am Rev Resp Dis 1988; 138:535-39.

Mountain R. High-Altitude Medical Problems. Clin Ortho Rel Res 1987; 216:50-54.

Mountain R, Neff T. Oral Theophylline Intoxication—A Serious Error of Patient and Physician Understanding. Arch Int Med 1984; 144:724-27.

Armstrong J, Mountain R. PFT Corner. Resp Care 1983; 28:1592-93.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Craig Hospital
  • Littleton Adventist Hospital
  • Porter Adventist Hospital
  • Select Specialty Hospital
  • Swedish Medical Center

Teaching & Professional Positions

1995–Present: Editorial Consultant and Reviewer, Chest
1994–1999: Governor, Colorado and Wyoming, American College of Chest Physicians

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Contact Information

  • Office: 303.788.8500
  • Fax: 303.788.8505

 

Locations

  • National Jewish Health South Denver
    499 East Hampden Ave, Suite 300 Englewood, CO 80113

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
4.8

Friendliness
4.9

Spoke using clear language
4.8

Provider explained things clearly
4.8

Amount of time spent with you
4.9

Provider included you in decisions
4.8

Confidence in your doctor
4.9

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.
 

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2018
Of all care providers on my team Dr Mountain is the one that I have the best experience with, and always look up to

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
Very good.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
*Dr. Mountain is the most caring, detailed & thorough dr. I have ever had. He double checks the blood pressure, & rechecks all my medications & gives me any concerns that he sees with the doses. [condition and treatment]. Most important is that we trust *Dr. Mountain. The care he gives you each & every time plus the reassurance that you are important as his patient. He has genuine concern for your medical condition. We heard that *Dr. Mountain may be retiring. PLEASE don't let him do that.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2018
At [age], I've had a variety of physicians in a variety of disciplines ~ a few disappointments, but most all very good-excellent , and Dr Mountain is the only one I rate ( unfortunately fm lot's of experience)~> Superb ~ "caring" about the total patient !!!

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
My provider saved my life, twice. Ordered tests that found serious problems that I ended up in ER for!

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
*Dr. Mountain saved my life he discovered a [condition] during routine visit. [date].

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
Have known *Dr. Mountain for almost [years] yrs. I like the man & I trust him.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2018
I truly believe *Dr. Mountain is the reason I am still alive! Many thanks!

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2018
Dr. Mountain is retiring and I will miss him terribly. He has been a rock for me during my journey with this health problem.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2018
Just a doctors visit. No bad experiences.

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