Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Shannon H. Kasperbauer, MD, is an infectious disease physician at National Jewish Health. Dr. Kasperbauer is in the Department of Medicine. Associate Professor of Medicine Department of Medicine Division of Mycobacterial & Respiratory Infections 5280 Top Doctors 2022 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 4.8 out of 5 stars 139 Patient Ratings 54 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Bronchiectasis Treatment Program Department of Medicine Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections Infectious Diseases Inpatient and Extended Outpatient Program Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) Infections Program NTM Center of Excellence Specialties & Conditions Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Overview Research Areas Infectious Diseases Special Interests Clinical Interests Special areas of interest include chronic respiratory infections related to bronchiectasis such as nontuberculous mycobacteria. I also provide consultation on general infectious disease cases as well as HIV management. See More View Curriculum Vitae News & Videos National Jewish Health to Host the Bucksbaum Lecture Series on Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) I Education Education 1996 University of Miami, Ohio, BA Residency University of Colorado Denver, Internal Medicine Fellowship University of Colorado Denver, Infectious Disease Board Certification Internal Medicine Professional Memberships ATS IDSA Hospital Affiliations University of Colorado Hospital Academic Affiliations Faculty position in the Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Colorado Denver Teaching & Professional Positions Site Director, The Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program 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 MyChart Sign in to your MyChart account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.398.1476 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 4.9 Provider explained things clearly 4.8 Amount of time spent with you 4.7 Provider included you in decisions 4.8 Confidence in your doctor 4.8 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– March, 2023 Dr. Kasperbauer is an exceptional physician. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2023 *Dr. S. Kasperbauer showed her expertise & empathy for my lung disease. Listened carefully & spoke instructions & long range plan with me. I feel I got the best possible care I was expecting from NJH. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2023 I am so pleased with dr kasperbauer's ability to listen and understand my concerns! National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 I live out of state & fly to Denver. I feel you offer the best medicine & care for me. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 So busy getting her spiel out she didn't listen to my statements or questions - National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 I got more information from *Dr. Kasperbauer about MAC than I had in the last 8 years. She went through my chest CT's with me, explained lab results thoroughly and medications as well. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2022 Dr. Kasperbauer is a top notch provider. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 *Dr. Shannon Kasperbauer is exceptional at diagnosis and treatment plan. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 I have been a patient since 2003. Dr Kasperbauer has been my physician about 10 yrs. She is aware of my past issues regarding antibiotics and last yr suggested an alternative which has worked extremely well. She is very knowledgeable, professional and her personal one on one skills are wonderful. I always look forward to my next appointment with her. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Good National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr Shannon Kasperbauer is the best I have recommended her to others and they all have the same assessment show more National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 Dr Kasperbauer is excellent! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2022 I had a wonderful experience w/*Dr. K. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 I've always been treated wonderful and with much kindness. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2022 Appreciated being able to talk to international experts on my problems. Dr Kasperbauer wrote the section on treatment of mycobacterium avium for Uptodate, the best MD reference for overall medical care available in the United states. It was a special and valuable experience to see her as a patient and to receive the care from the best MD for this problem there is! National Jewish should be very appreciative that they have the the best MD in this field working for your institution. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 I am very happy with the care I have received from Dr. Kasperbauer National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr. Kasperbauer is always 100% engaged with me when I see her. It is a specific talent I don't always experience with other providers and I appreciate her greatly for that. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Dr Kasperbauer is smart, knowledgeable and does an excellent job listening and explaining things in simple terms. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2022 Doctor Kasperbauer is brilliant and caring. I travel from Ohio to see her every year but wish I could do it more often. She goes through my issues and history without ever making me feel rushed and is very thoughtful in her conclusions about my plan of care. She is the best doctor I have ever encountered in my life and I have had a lot of doctors National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Dr. Kasperbauer is excellent. I hadn't seen her in 3 years due to Covid and she was extremely knowledgable when she came in. She spend a great amount of time with me. She is very patient, understanding and thoughtful. Simply great!! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Excellent doctor and very caring. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2022 Love *Dr. Kasperbauer & *Dr. Balkissoou. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 All answers reflect my experience with Dr Kasperbauer. I saw the PA only once and did not see any other physician. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 *Dr. Kasperbauer was excellent (as usual). National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 *Dr. Kasperbauer has gone above and beyond what we expected - in scrutinizing CT's and patient care I believe she saved my life last summer in finding suspicious aspects on a CT others had missed. And prescribing aggressive treatment. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2022 The dr. seemed to be in a bit of a hurry. WE got everything discussed, but it seemed a little hurried. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 After 9 years being seen at NJH, I am always treated very well. They are courteous, concerned, knowledgeable. Thus, I travel from NY state yearly to be seen there. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 Once I got in to see Dr. Kasper Bauer, she moved quickly to cover my CT pictures and my concerns..since I had been waiting so long.. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 *Dr. Kasperbauer is an excellent representative for NJH. Have already recommended her to 2 other patients. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2022 *Dr. Kasperbauer is a smart, caring provider. I have total confidence in her giving me the best medical care available. She saved my life - and is keeping me going - year after year. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Excellent doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Despite waiting for about an hour with no explanation, I do really have confidence in the doctor and like her or I wouldn't travel from Ohio every year to see her. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2022 Doctor Kasperbauer listens to me and answers back directly. Because I have seen her for years I have a good relationship and respect her in every way. That's important for your health. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2022 Dr. Kasperbauer is very caring and has provided excellent medical care. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2022 *Dr. Kasperbauer is very thorough and quickly developed a precise differential diagnosis and appropriate imaging, blood test, sputum cultures and additional doctor referrals. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 Excellent doctor. Appointments seem shorter. I came to see *Dr. Kasperbauer from out of state. I much prefer the longer appointments where there is time for lots of Q&A as it will be 6 months before I see her again. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 My care has been handled first by *Dr. Huitt for yrs. until *Dr. Kasperbauer took over her patients. Both are excellent. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2022 *Kasperbauer is excellent! National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 *Dr. Kasperbauer reviews images and lab with me. She discusses "if then" scenarios based on [test] results and symptom presentation. I am very confident in the expertise in her care of me & my condition. National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2021 Dr. Kasperbauer knows what she's doing when it comes to treating my issues and every treatment she prescribes has helped me In some way. She Is up to date on the latest treatments, which I appreciate. I wish she had been involved in my case sooner. I wish she was my PCP. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 Dr. Kasperbauer is excellent National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 No real progress was made to get me more comfortable with my disease. I have developed [terrible symptoms]. National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2021 They wrote a note to me to make sure I understood National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 Making contact with National Jewish in 2019 was the best decision I could have made. I finally got a correct diagnosis for y problems. My doctor (*Shannon Kasperbauer) is terrific. I trust her completely. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2021 I fly [to Denver] because I have complete faith and confidence in Dr Kasperbauer. It is because of her I am finally getting better. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 I can't imagine seeing any other ID Doctor such as Dr. Kasperbauer. I've been seen by her since 2016 and her level of care is incredible! National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Kasperbauer has excellent communication skills. Health problems were explained in a solution-oriented manner. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2021 Dr. Kassperbauer has monitored and provided my health care treatments for almost eleven years. Her person-to-person professionalism, time spent with me and my wifem and health care have been outstanding; I really appreciate all that she has done for me. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 *Dr. Kasperbauer is so kind and "down to earth." She has a great bed side manner. I feel very fortunate to have her for my doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 I've seen Dr. KB off and on for 8 years. She's thorough, compassionate, and very knowledgeable. She explains her rationale well for her treatment plan. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr Kasperbauer is always very attentive and open to any questions. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr. Kasperbauer was compassionate and caring and listened and explained things well. We are still diagnosing my latest problem. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2021 Dr. Kasperbauer saved my life 10 years ago. I totally trust her with my pulmonary care. We look at test results together and she discusses every aspect of what she sees in the reports and explains what it all means to me. She gives me clear, understandable advice to my questions about how to maintain my overall health, too. I am glad she is young and I hope she will be my doctor for the rest of my life! National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2021 [Off topic]. I felt rushed during my appointment, otherwise I really like my dr.