Flavia Cecilia Lega Hoyte, MD

Flavia Cecilia Lega Hoyte
Flavia Cecilia Lega Hoyte, MD, is an allergist and immunologist at National Jewish Health. Dr. Hoyte is in the Division of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
Associate Professor
Director, Allergy & Clinical Immunology Fellowship
Department of Medicine
Division of Allergy & Clinical Immunology
Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (2nd year)

Special Interests

Research Interests

My research interests include asthma, allergic rhinitis, and immunology with several projects that relate to questions raised by my clinical practice.


New York University School of Medicine, MD
Princeton University, BA
The University of Chicago Hospitals, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
National Jewish Health and University of Colorado Denver, Allergy and Immunology

Awards & Recognition

2012 National Jewish Health, Department of Medicine Clinician of the Year
F1000 Associate Member

Board Certification

2011: American Board of Allergy and Immunology
2009: American Board of Internal Medicine
2009: American Board of Pediatrics

Professional Memberships

2012-Present: Western Society of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
2009-Present: American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology
2009-Present: American College of Allergy Asthma and Immunology      


Phillips A, Hoyte FCL, Leung DYM. Dystonia as an unusual presentation of systemic mastocytosis: possible link between histamine release and movement disorders. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2017 Jul 27. pii: S2213-2198(17)30430-0.

Lehrer PM, Irvin CG, Lu SE, Scardella A, Roehmheld-Hamm B, Aviles-Velez M, Graves J, Vaschillo EG, Vaschillo B, Hoyte F, Nelson H, Wamboldt FS. Heart Rate Variability Biofeedback Does Not Substitute for Asthma Steroid Controller Medication. Appl Psychophysiol Biofeedback. 2017 Nov 9. 2018 Mar;43(1):57-73.

Weinstein SF, Katial RK, Bardin P, Korn S, McDonald M, Garin M, Bateman ED, Hoyte FCL, Germinaro M. Effects of Reslizumab on Asthma Outcomes in a Subgroup of Eosinophilic Asthma Patients with Self-Reported Chronic Rhinosinusitis with Nasal Polyps. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2018 Sep 5. pii: S2213-2198(18)30557-9.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver

Academic Affiliations

Faculty Affiliate, University of Colorado Denver

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654



  • National Jewish Health Main Campus
    1400 Jackson St.
    Denver, CO 80206

  • Saint Joseph Hospital
    1835 Franklin Street Denver, CO 80218

Patient Ratings

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National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2020
One of the best physicians I've ever had, period.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
As I have always been, my visit with Dr. Hoyte was an excellent experience. She is always knowledgeable about my history and asks about previous treatment since my last visit. She is always very professional, but I also felt very at ease in this new format, virtual visit. Her friendly affable manner makes it easy to have easy communication.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
asked good questions, gave good answers to y questions and made sure that my prescriptions were up to date.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2020
Dr. Hoyte is wonderful, she understands and respects the difficulties that I have with many medications. I really appreciate her!

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2020
Dr. Hoyte is outstanding! I am forever indebted to her and the entire NJH team. Thank You!

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2019

National Jewish Health PatientAugust, 2019
*Dr. Hoyte is wonderful. I have never felt rushed with her.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2019
This doctor has excellent demeanor treating, informing and listening to me, the patient. I trust her handling of my case because she communicates her knowledge to me.

National Jewish Health PatientJuly, 2019
I liked her care and treatment of me!

National Jewish Health PatientMarch, 2019
First time to meet and she is a very professional, caring and easy to understand doc.

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