Denver’s “Top Doctors” List Includes 22 National Jewish Health Physicians

AUGUST 05, 2013

DENVER — Twenty-two National Jewish Health physicians have been named "Top Doctors" in the 2013 ranking of Denver-area physicians by 5280 magazine. Top doctors are those physicians who were named most often in a survey of more than 9,300 Denver metro-area doctors, who were asked, specialty by specialty, which physicians they would trust to treat them or their families.


The 22 National Jewish Health physicians selected as Top Doctors in 2013 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

Areyh Fischer, MD, rheumatology

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

Robert Jay Lapidus, MD, pulmonary disease

Teofilo L. Lee-Chiong, MD, sleep medicine

David A. Lynch, MD, diagnostic radiology

Lisa A. Maier, MD, occupational medicine

Richard T. Meehan, MD, rheumatology

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.

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for its treatment of patients with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders, and for groundbreaking medical research. Founded in 1899 as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health remains the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to these disorders.


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