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As the leading respiratory hospital in the U.S., National Jewish Health in Denver, Colorado, is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader in the care and treatment of pulmonary (lung) diseases.

Whether you have a lung disease that is common or one that is extremely rare, our multidisciplinary team is ready to meet your needs. We treat all pulmonary diseases with a program designed especially for you. Our many specialty programs offer customized care in everything from asthma to sleep disorders to COPD and cystic fibrosis.

We also conduct research into many lung diseases and related conditions. This assures you have access to the latest, most advanced clinical trials and most effective treatments.

Respiratory Care at National Jewish Health

At National Jewish Health, you’ll find

  • The latest in clinical trials
  • A focused and integrated approach
  • State-of-the-art testing
  • A therapy plan designed for you
  • Many specialty programs, including the largest adult cystic fibrosis center in the U.S. and Denver’s oldest and most comprehensive sleep medicine program.

Our pulmonologists and multidisciplinary team work together to make sure you receive comprehensive evaluation and treatment. Our pulmonology programs are designed to improve your quality of life, as well as to reduce your long-term treatment costs.

Learn more about our Respiratory Treatment Programs.

Our Specialists

Clinical Trials

A Linkage and Association Study in Pulmonary Fibrosis

The purpose of this study is to investigate inherited genetic factors that play a role in the development of familial pulmonary fibrosis and to identify a group of genes that predispose individuals to develop pulmonary fibrosis.

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Reasons to Visit National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked as one of the top two hospitals in pulmonology every year since U.S. News & World Report included this category in its annual “Best Hospitals” survey
  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians frequently recognized as among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 8 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to the latest clinical trials
  • 118-year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders

 

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Patient Stories

‘Incredibly Grateful’

An autoimmune disease was robbing Heather Quilici of her ability to breathe. Doctors at National Jewish Health, who have specialized expertise in treating autoimmune lung conditions, stabilized her condition and greatly improved her quality of life.  

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