"America's Top Doctors" List Includes 24 from National Jewish Health

JULY 10, 2013

DENVER — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. has named 24 National Jewish Health doctors to its list of the best doctors in the nation in 2013. More than 230,000 doctors were surveyed to compile the list of physicians recognized by their peers for excellence in different specialties. Those selected are broken down into two groups: “National Top Doctors” and “Regional Top Doctors.


The 12 National Jewish Health doctors selected as “National Top Doctors” are considered among the top 1 percent of specialists around the country, and attract patients from around the nation.



Todd Kingdom, MD


Infectious Disease:

Gwen Huitt, MD


Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

S. Allan Bock, MD

Erwin Gelfand, MD

Donald Leung, MD, PhD

Pulmonary Disease:

Kevin Brown, MD

Michael Iseman, MD

Jeffery Kern, MD

Richard Martin, MD

Cecile Rose, MD

David Schwartz, MD

E. Rand Sutherland, MD


The 12 National Jewish Health physicians named “Regional Top Doctors” are among the top physicians within the geographical region.


Allergy & Immunology:

Rohit Katial, MD


Cardiovascular Disease:

Howard Weinberger, MD


Diagnostic Radiology:

David Lynch, MD


Pediatric Allergy & Immunology:

F. Dan Atkins, MD

Stanley Szefler, MD


Pediatric Rheumatology:

Leonard Dragone, MD, PhD



Frederick Wamboldt, MD


Pulmonary Disease:

Charles Daley, MD

James Ellis, MD

Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD

Barry Make, MD



Richard Meehan, MD

National Jewish Health is known worldwide for 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. Since 1998, U.S. News & World Report has ranked National Jewish Health the number one respiratory hospital in the nation.

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