Twenty-two National Jewish Health Physicians Named Denver’s "Top Doctors"

AUGUST 01, 2012

DENVER — 5280 Top DocsTwenty-two National Jewish Health physicians have been named "Top Doctors" in the 2012 ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine. The Top Doctors list comprises area physicians who 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 most to treat them or their own families.


The twenty-two National Jewish Health physicians selected as Top Doctors in 2012 are:

Dan Atkins, MD, allergy and immunology

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

James T. Good, MD, pulmonary disease

Steve D. Groshong, MD, pathology

Thomas C. Hay*, MD, pediatric radiology

Philip D. Hanna, MD, gastroenterology

Rohit K. Katial, MD, allergy and immunology

Todd T. Kingdom*, MD, otolaryngology

Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong, MD, sleep medicine

David A. Lynch, MD, diagnostic radiology

Lisa A. Maier, MD, occupational medicine

Richard T. Meehan, MD, rheumatology

John D. Mitchell*, MD, thoracic surgery

William T. Pluss, MD, pulmonary disease

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 are on the National Jewish Health medical staff, but maintain their primary practices at The Children's Hospital Colorado or the University of Colorado Hospital.

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