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.

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
4.8

Includes you in decisions
4.8

Confidence in your doctor
4.8

Spoke using clear language
4.9

Amount of time spent with you
4.9

Recommended to others
4.8

Explanation of problem/condition
4.8

Friendliness
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 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.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
Dr. Mountain always listens to my complaints, and is concerned with my overall health.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2018
Dr. Mountain is a great communicator, very concerned about current patient concerns and I always know he really cares.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2017
As always, very good & professional.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2017
At [AGE] yrs. old I can say *Dr. Mountain is the best physician I have ever had.

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2017
*Dr. Mountain discovered [condition], routine exam, the man saved my life. I trust him with my life!! He is the very best!

National Jewish Health PatientSeptember, 2017
Dr Mountain is a rare breed ! He listens, explores, discusses his findings/opinion/and delivers a professional assessment and a plan of action. He's different in a positive way!!!

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2017
*Dr. Mountain is a major part of why I am still alive!!

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 2017
*Dr. Mountain is an absolutely outstanding doctor! You are blessed to have him and so am I!!

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