Dr. David Griffith, MD

Pulmonary DiseaseMaleAge 68

Dr. Griffith
Accepting new patients

National Jewish Health

1400 Jackson St Denver, CO 80206

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(800) 621-0505

Dr. David Griffith, MD is a Pulmonologist in Denver, CO. Dr. Griffith has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Respiratory-tract Conditions than other specialists in his area. He is affiliated with University Of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Griffith to book an appointment.


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Dr. Griffith is affiliated with University Of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler Tyler, a highly rated hospital.

At a Glance

  • Explains Conditions Well
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Griffith

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Griffith treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Griffith treats other conditions, please contact the office at (800) 621-0505.

Obstructive Lung Disease

Obstructive lung disease specialists diagnose and treat conditions including COPD, emphysema, asthma and cystic fibrosis that cause blockages or narrowing in the airways of the lungs, making breathing difficult.Compare with other Obstructive Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Griffith typically treats 85% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 6 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Interstitial Lung Disease

Interstitial lung disease specialists diagnose and treat a range of conditions that cause scarring of lung tissue due to autoimmune disease or environment exposure to harmful materials.Compare with other Interstitial Lung Disease specialists.

Dr. Griffith typically treats 74% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Emphysema
Bronchiectasis
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Pulmonary Function Test
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
Dr. Griffith
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Respiratory-tract Conditions

Immunologists diagnose and treat conditions such as pneumonia, bronchitis, and COPD that affect the respiratory system, including the nasal passages, bronchi and lungs.Compare with other Respiratory-tract Conditions specialists.

Dr. Griffith typically treats 71% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 9 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Mycobacterial Lung Infection
Shortness of Breath
Asthma
Pneumonia
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Griffith's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asthma
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchiolitis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Bronchospasm
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Common Cold
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cryptococcosis
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Fungal Infections
  • Histoplasmosis
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mycobacterial Diseases
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Mycobacterium Abscessus
  • Mycobacterium Avium, Intracellulare
  • Mycobacterium Fortuitum
  • Mycobacterium Kansasii
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Respiratory Management
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Swine Flu
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Valley Fever
  • Wheezing
  • Whooping Cough

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Dr. Griffith accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Choice
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Dr. Griffith's Reviews

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5.0

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He is very patient and explains the disease well going over tests with you showing these findings to you on the computer. He is a FANTASTIC doctor. I can’t recommend him highly enough.
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Zanetta Kelley – Jul 10, 2020
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Dr. Griffith is that wonderful combination of being an outstanding doctor who knows everything there is to know about anything-lung and also being just the nicest person you could ever meet. I drive 5 1/2 hrs. to see him, and he's worth every mile!
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Always takes time to listen to my concerns, explains the diagnosis and treatment plan.
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About Me

Biography

I completed Internal Medicine training at Baylor College of Medicine and Oregon Health and Sciences University (OHSU) in 1980. I spent the next 3 years...Read more

Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Infectious Disease Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Disease

Education

Baylor College Of Medicine
Medical School
1985
Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)
Fellowship Hospital
1979
Baylor College of Medicine - Houston, TX
Residency Hospital
1974
University Of California/Santa Cruz
Undergraduate School

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dr. David Griffith, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. David Griffith, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Griffith's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. David Griffith, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. David Griffith, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Griffith frequently treats Obstructive Lung Disease, Interstitial Lung Disease, and Respiratory-tract Conditions. See all practice areas where Dr. Griffith specializes.

Where is Dr. David Griffith, MD's office located?

Dr. Griffith's office is located at 1400 Jackson St, Denver, CO 80206. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

Does Dr. David Griffith, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Griffith has not yet indicated whether they offer telehealth services. Please contact the office to check for availability/eligibility.

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Locations

Practice

National Jewish Health1400 Jackson St Denver, CO 80206
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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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University Of Texas Health Science Center At Tyler

Tyler, TX

83% Patient experience rating, 14% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)