Twenty-eight "Top Docs"

SEPTEMBER 30, 2009

DENVER — Twenty-eight physicians at National Jewish Health were named "Top Docs" in the annual ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine.  This list is compiled through a survey of more than 7,500 Denver metro-area doctors, who were asked, specialty by specialty, which physicians they would trust to treat them or their families.  The twenty-eight National Jewish Health physicians selected as "Top Docs" are:

Dan Atkins, MD, allergy and immunology

J. Kern Buckner, MD, cardiovascular disease

Leonard Dragone*, MD, pediatric rheumatology

James Fenton, MD, pulmonary disease

Laura Fenton*, MD, pediatric radiology

Stephen Frankel, MD, critical care medicine

James Good, MD, pulmonary disease

E. Brigitte Gottschall, MD, occupational medicine

Steve Groshong, MD, pathology

Thomas Hay*, MD, pediatric radiology

Jennifer Janssen, MD, endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism

Rohit Katial, MD, allergy and immunology

Kimberly Kelsay, MD, child and adolescent psychiatry

Todd Kingdom*, MD, otolaryngology

Gary Larsen, MD, pediatric pulmonology

Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD, sleep medicine

David Lynch, MD, diagnostic radiology

Lisa Maier, MD, occupational medicine

Richard Meehan, MD, rheumatology

John Mitchell*, MD, thoracic surgery

Cecile Rose, MD, occupational medicine

Scott Sagel*, MD, pediatric pulmonology

Michael Schwartz, MD, critical care medicine

John Strain*, MD, pediatric radiology

Frederick Wamboldt, MD, psychiatry

Mary Lair Warner, MD, critical care medicine, pulmonary disease

Howard Weinberger, MD, cardiovascular disease

Sterling West*, MD, rheumatology



*These doctors' primary practices are at The Children's Hospital and University Hospital

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