Nineteen National Jewish Health Physicians Named Denver’s "Top Doctors"

NOVEMBER 12, 2011

DENVER — Nineteen National Jewish Health physicians have been named "Top Doctors" in the 2011 ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine. Top Doctors were named most often in a survey of more than 8,500 Denver metro-area doctors, who were asked, specialty by specialty, which physicians they would trust to treat them or their families.


The nineteen National Jewish Health physicians selected as Top Doctors in 2011 are:

Dan Atkins, MD, allergy and immunologyTop Doctor J. Kern Buckner

J. Kern Buckner, MD, (pictured, at right) cardiovascular disease

Leonard Dragone, MD, pediatric rheumatology

James J. Fenton, MD, pulmonary disease

Laura Z. Fenton*, MD, pediatric radiology

Stephen K. Frankel, MD, critical care medicine

Steve D. Groshong, MD, pathology

Thomas C. Hay*, MD, pediatric radiology

Philip D. Hanna, MD, gastroenterology

Todd T. Kingdom*, MD, otolaryngology

Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong, MD, sleep medicine

David A. Lynch, MD, diagnostic radiology

Richard T. Meehan, MD, rheumatology

John D. Mitchell*, MD, thoracic surgery

Cecile S. Rose, MD, occupational medicine

Michael D. Schwartz, MD, critical care medicine

John D. Strain*, MD, pediatric radiology

Frederick Wamboldt, MD, psychiatry & psychosomatic medicine

Sterling G. West*, MD, rheumatology


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

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