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
5280 Top Doctors 2022 (3rd 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

2/12  National Jewish Health, Enrique Fernandez Memorial Fund Award
2/16  National Jewish Health, Enrique Fernandez Memorial Fund Award
 6/16  National Jewish Health, Allergy/Immunology Pediatric Fellow Appreciation Teaching Award
4/17  National Jewish Health, Teacher of the Year Award
7/17  University of Colorado School of Medicine, Eleventh Annual School of Medicine Faculty Professionalism  Award Nominee
7/18   5280 Magazine “Top Doctors”
7/19   5280 Magazine “Top Doctors”
9/19   National Jewish Health, Reuben M. Cherniack Distinguished Service Award Nominee
7/22   5280 Magazine “Top Doctors”

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      


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.

Suehs CM, Menzies-Gow A, Price D, Bleecker ER, Canonica GW, Gurnell M, Bourdin A; Oral Corticosteroids Tapering Delphi Expert Panel including Hoyte F. Expert Consensus on the Tapering of Oral Corticosteroids for the Treatment of Asthma: A Delphi Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2020 Oct 28.

Upham JW, Le Lievre C, Jackson DJ, Masoli M, Wechsler ME, Price DB; Delphi Panel including Hoyte F. Defining a Severe Asthma Super-Responder: Findings from a Delphi Process. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2021 Nov;9(11):3997-4004.

Oppenheimer J, Hoyte FCL, Phipatanakul W, Silver J, Howarth P, Lugogo NL. Allergic and eosinophilic asthma in the era of biomarkers and biologics: similarities, differences and misconceptions. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2022 Mar 7:S1081-1206(22)00170-3.

Menzies-Gow A, Hoyte FL, Price DB, Cohen D, Barker P, Kreindler J, Jison M, Brooks CL, Papeleu P, Katial R. Clinical Remission in Severe Asthma: A Pooled Post Hoc Analysis of the Patient Journey with Benralizumab. Adv Ther. 2022 May;39(5):2065-2084.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. Joseph Hospital - Denver

Academic Affiliations

Faculty Affiliate, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Conflicts of Interest

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654

Patient Ratings

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National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
Excellent doctors, knowledge and concern at NJH

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
The above includes the physician, nurses and everyone who spoke to me.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2023
Dr Hoyte is a very caring, very knowledgeable, very thorough physician.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2023
Wonderful care

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2023
All my visits have been timely and service performed were excellent.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2023
Dr Hoyt is compassionate and knowledgeable and her communication skills are amazing and appreciated. This is one doctor appointment I look forward to because I know she cares for my well being and continues to help me to feel better and for that I am forever grateful for her.

National Jewish Health PatientDecember, 2021
Answered all my questions. Decision on medsWas made. I will try any route she has for me. She is always concerned.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
In regards to provider using words I can understand: I have science and biology degrees and I appreciate health care providers not dumbing down their vocabulary for me.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
Excellent care every since day 1.

National Jewish Health PatientNovember, 2021
Dr Hoyte is compassionate, listens well, patient and thorough

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