Dr. Ellen Volker, MD

Dr. Ellen Volker, MD

Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases •  Female • Age 43

  
Accepting new patients

Dr. Ellen Volker, MD is a Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Disease Specialist in Englewood, CO. Dr. Volker has more experience with Obstructive Lung Disease, Sleep-disordered Breathing, and Interstitial Lung Disease than other specialists in her area. She is affiliated with medical facilities such as Swedish Medical Center and National Jewish Health. She is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Volker to book an appointment.


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National Jewish Health South Denver

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(303) 788-8500
South Denver Pulmonary Associates499 E Hampden Ave Ste 300 Englewood, CO 80113
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Dr. Volker is professional, perceptive, personable and very easy to talk to. She explains things very well and always answers my questions. She has done a marvelous job if diagnosing and treating me. She always takes time and I never feel rushed.
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Dr. Volker placed me on a new medicine, exercise and eating low salt foods. I have felt better than I have in 5 years of seeing other doctors.
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Very professional yet compassionate. Encourages full patient participation in healthcare plans. Informative without being condescending.
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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Volker

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Volker treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Volker treats other conditions, please contact the office at (303) 788-8500.

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. Volker typically treats 91% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Emphysema
Pulmonary Function Test
Asthma
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Sleep-disordered Breathing

Sleep-disordered breathing specialists diagnose and treat conditions, such as snoring or obstructive sleep apnea, in which breathing is interrupted during sleep, resulting in symptoms of fatigue, irritability and high blood pressure.Compare with other Sleep-disordered Breathing specialists.

Dr. Volker typically treats 90% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 1 condition or procedure

Treatments
Sleep Disorders
Sleep Apnea
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. Volker typically treats 85% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

Treatments
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Interstitial Lung Disease
Emphysema
Pulmonary Function Test
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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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. Volker typically treats 59% more often than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 10 conditions and procedures

Treatments
Lung Nodule
Respiratory Failure
Asthma
Shortness of Breath
Normal Frequency
High Frequency
Very High Frequency
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Dr. Volker's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Lower Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Pharyngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Airway Obstruction
  • Airway Stenting
  • Alkalosis
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Asbestosis
  • Asthma
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Chest Tube Insertion
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP)
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Cough
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Emphysema
  • Empyema
  • Eosinophilic Asthma
  • Fiberoptic Bronchoscopy
  • Fungal Infections
  • Hepatopulmonary Syndrome
  • Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Interventional Bronchoscopy and-or Esophagoscopy
  • Laser Bronchoscopy
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Lung Abscess
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Mass
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Lung Nodule
  • Mediastinal Diseases
  • Metastatic Respiratory System Cancer
  • Minimally Invasive and Navigational Procedure
  • Mycobacterial Lung Infection
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pleural Effusion and PleurX® Catheter Placement
  • Pneumoconiosis and Pneumonopathy
  • Pneumonia
  • Pneumonitis (Due to Solids or Liquids)
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Eosinophilia
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Insufficiency
  • Respiratory Failure
  • Respiratory Management
  • Respiratory Syncytial Virus
  • Rheumatoid Lung Disease
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Ultrasound, Endobronchial
  • Valley Fever
  • Vascular Disease

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Dr. Volker accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
Balanced Pathway-CO EPO
Balanced Pathway-CO HMO
Balanced-CO PPO
Blue Priority-CO HMO
Blue Priority-CO PPO
Bronze Colorado PPO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Bronze Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Bronze Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
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Catastrophic (Individual)-CO PPO
Catastrophic Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Catastrophic Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
CO Pathway (Select Network)-CO
Colorado College-CO
Colorado HMO
Colorado POS
Colorado PPO
CSU Fort Collins-CO
CU Health Plan - Extended-CO
CU Health Plan - High Deductible/HSA Compatible-CO
CU Health Plan - Medicare-CO
Gold Colorado PPO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Gold Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Gold Pathway-CO EPO
Healthy Blue Priority 1-CO HMO
Healthy Blue Priority with HSA 1-CO
Healthy Support 1-CO PPO
Healthy Support with HSA 1-CO PPO
Indemnity (Traditional)-CO
Lumenos plans-CO
Lumenos-CO PPO
National (BlueCard Basic) PPO
National (BlueCard) PPO
Non-HMO- HSA, HRA and HIA+-CO
Pathway PPO/EPO-CO
Pathway-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Platinum Pathway-CO EPO
Platinum-CO PPO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway (Pathway / Small Grp)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway w/HSA-CO EPO
Silver Pathway X (Pathway / Individual)-CO HMO
Silver Pathway-CO EPO
Silver-CO PPO
Traditional Network-CO
University of Colorado Extended PPO
University of Colorado High Deductible PPO
University of Colorado Medicare-CO
WellChoice - C (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - C-CO
WellChoice - H (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - H-CO
WellChoice - U (Select Network)-CO
WellChoice - U-CO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

About Me

Biography

Dr. Volker specializes in minimally invasive procedures to diagnose and treat diseases in and around the lungs. These diseases include lung cancer, lung...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Pulmonary Disease

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Affiliated Hospitals

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Swedish Medical Center

Englewood, CO

78% Patient experience rating, 9% higher than the national average

  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)

National Jewish Health

Denver, CO

Saint Joseph Hospital

Denver, CO

84% Patient experience rating, 15% higher than the national average

  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Cardiac Care Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention Award™ (2021, 2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2018)
  • Cardiac Surgery Excellence Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
  • America's 50 Best Hospitals Award™ (2018)
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