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Twenty-Four National Jewish Health Physicians Named Denver’s “Top Doctors”

Denver, CO —

Twenty-four National Jewish Health physicians have been named "Top Doctors" in the 2015 ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine. Top doctors are those named most often by more than 10,000 Denver metro-area doctors who were asked, specialty by specialty, which physicians they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one.

The 24 National Jewish Health physicians selected as Top Doctors in 2015 are:

J. Kern Buckner, MD, cardiovascular disease
Laurie L. Carr, MD, medical oncology
Kenny Chan*, MD, pediatric otolaryngologist
Wendi Drummond, DO, MPH, pediatric infectious disease
James J. Fenton, MD, pulmonary disease
Laura Z. Fenton*, MD, pediatric radiology
Steve D. Groshong, MD, pathology
Philip D. Hanna, MD, gastroenterology
Thomas Hay*, DO, pediatric radiology
Rohit K. Katial, MD, allergy and immunology
Todd T. Kingdom*, MD, otolaryngology
Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong Jr., MD, sleep medicine
David A. Lynch, MD, diagnostic radiology
Lisa A. Maier, MD, occupational medicine
Richard T. Meehan, MD, rheumatology
John Mitchell*, MD, thoracic and cardiac surgery
William T. Pluss, MD, pulmonary disease
Jeremy Prager*, MD, pediatric otolaryngology
Cecile S. Rose, MD, occupational medicine
Michael D. Schwartz, MD, critical care medicine
John D. Strain*, MD, pediatric radiology
Elizabeth A. Swanson, MD, pediatric dermatology
Frederick Wamboldt, MD, psychiatry & psychosomatic medicine
Michael Weyant*, MD, thoracic and cardiac surgery
*These doctors' primary practices are at The Children's Hospital and/or University Hospital and have privileges at National Jewish Health.

National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Founded 125 years ago as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health today is the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to groundbreaking medical research and treatment of children and adults with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders. Patients and families come to National Jewish Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page.

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