Twenty-one National Jewish Health Physicians Named Denver’s "Top Docs"

SEPTEMBER 30, 2010

denver, CO — Twenty-one National Jewish Health physicians have been named "Top Docs" in the 2010 ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine. Top Docs were named most often in 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-one National Jewish Health physicians selected as Top Docs in 2010 are:

Dan Atkins, MD, allergy and immunology

David B. Bekelman*, MD, geriatric psychiatry

J. Kern Buckner, MD, cardiovascular disease

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

William T. Pluss, MD, pulmonary disease

Cecile S. Rose, MD, occupational medicine

Lauren Sarnat*, MD, internal 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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