Respiratory Care at National Jewish HealthAs 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.

 

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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



National Jewish Health offers every patient access to a team of specialists dedicated to providing the best care possible.


Our Patient Education Program at National Jewish Health provides many free educational opportunities and support groups to assist patients and caregivers with managing illnesses and chronic conditions.

 

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There are a number of written materials to support patient education at National Jewish Health. They include Understanding Booklets, Med Facts, Test Facts, Medication handouts and more. 

Reasons to Visit

  • 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
  • 119 -year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders

 

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Clinical Trials

Current & Former Smokers Needed for Lung Research Study
Current & Former Smokers Needed for Lung Research Study

Our researchers are studying the lungs of current and former smokers to understand how to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), a disease that is common among smokers. You do not need to have COPD to participate in this study.

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Patient Stories

Finding Hope for Himself and Others

Four years ago, Mark McCormick started having a persistent cough. His primary care doctor ordered a chest x-ray; however, he never received the results. A year later, Mark learned that he had idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. “It took my breath away,” he said, but it didn’t stop him from seeking help and supporting other people like him.

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