Gwen A. Huitt, MD, MS Make an Appointment Ask a Question Refer Patient Gwen A. Huitt, MD, is an infectious disease physician at National Jewish Health. Dr. Huitt is in the Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections. Professor Department of Medicine Division of Mycobacterial & Respiratory Infections 5280 Top Doctors 2020 (2 years) Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (2 years) America’s Top Doctors 2015 — Castle Connolly, Medical, Ltd. Recognized in America’s Top Doctors — Castle Connolly, Inc. Best Doctors in America® 2019-2020 — Best Doctors, Inc. Recognized in Best Doctors in America® — Best Doctors, Inc. America’s Top Doctors 2020 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. Email Profile Print Profile Patient Rating 4.9 out of 5 stars 187 Patient Ratings 53 Patient Comments Overview Contact Info & Locations Patient Ratings & Comments Programs & Services Bronchiectasis Treatment Program Department of Medicine Division of Mycobacterial and Respiratory Infections Infectious Diseases Inpatient and Extended Outpatient Program Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) Infections Program NTM Center of Excellence Specialties & Conditions Infectious Diseases Nontuberculous Mycobacteria (NTM) Overview Special Interests Clinical Interests Dr. Huitt is interested in mycobacterial infections, diagnosis and treatment of sinopulmonary infections, and the management of bronchiectesis. She is also interested in management of adult cystic fibrosis. See More View Curriculum Vitale News & Videos National Jewish Health to Host the Bucksbaum Lecture Series on Nontuberculous Mycobacterial (NTM) I Education Education 1988 University of Colorado Denver, MD 1984 University of Colorado Denver, MS 1979 University of Northern Colorado, BA Residency 1988 - 1991 University of Colorado Denver, Internal Medicine Fellowship 1991 - 1993 University of Colorado Denver, Infectious Diseases Awards & Recognition 2014 and 2015: Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors, Inc. 2013: America's Top Doctors, Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd. 2001: Recipient of the first NJH Outstanding Clinician Award Chair, Medical Executive Committee Chair, Infection Control Committee Board Certification Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases – certification and recertification Professional Memberships IDSA, ATS, ACCP, ACP, Colorado Thoracic Society, Colorado Infectious Disease Society Publications Dukes-Hamilton, C., Sterling, T.R., Blumberg, H.M., Leonard, M., McAuley, J., Schlossberg, D., Stout, J., Huitt, G., Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis: Are we learning from history or repeating it? Clin Infect Dis, 2007. 45: p.338-342. Griffith,D.E., Aksamit, T., Brown-Elliott, B.A, Catanzaro, A., Daley, C., Gordin, F., Holland, S.M., Horsburgh, R., Huitt,G., Iademarco, M.F., Iseman, M., Oliver,K., Ruoss,S., von Reyn, C.F., Wallace, R.J., Jr., Winthrop, K. An official ATS/IDSA statement: diagnosis, treatment and prevention of nontuberculous mycobacterial diseases. Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2007. 175: p.367-416. DeGroote, M.A., Huitt,G. Infections due to Rapidly Growing Mycobacteria. Clin Infect Dis, 2006. 42: p.1756-1763. Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Disease Following Hot Tub Exposure. J Emergin Infectious Diseases 2001:7(6): 1039-1042 Tuberculosis and atypical mycobacterial infections. In: Bone’s Atlas of Pulmonary Medicine. Crapo JD (ed.). 2004. Hospital Affiliations University of Colorado Hospital Academic Affiliations Associate Professor, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver Teaching & Professional Positions Director, Adult Infectious Disease Care Unit Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health Conflicts of Interest National Jewish Health physicians and scientists may collaborate with pharmaceutical or other industries to develop medical and scientific breakthroughs or to provide education on trends in quality medical practice and outcomes to physicians and health professionals around the country. National Jewish Health maintains a strict conflict of interest policy to ensure that all potential conflicts are clearly visible and that management plans are put in place in order to further innovation and education while ensuring the protection of our patients and the integrity of our research. National Jewish Health publicly discloses any payment to our physicians or scientists. View this faculty member’s industry relationships and collaborations. Ask a Question through Patient Portal Sign in to your My National Jewish Health patient portal account to communicate with your care team, manage appointments, and more. Create an Account Contact Information Office: 877.225.5654Fax: 303.398.1476 Locations National Jewish Health Main Campus 1400 Jackson St. Denver, CO 80206 Patient Ratings The Patient Rating score is an average of all responses to care provider related questions on our independent rating system, the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. This survey is about the patient care experience and does not address crucial characteristics like medical decision-making, prescribing the best therapy, and patient outcomes. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5, with 5 being the best score. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. Provider showed concern 4.9 Friendliness 5 Spoke using clear language 5 Provider explained things clearly 4.9 Amount of time spent with you 4.9 Provider included you in decisions 4.9 Confidence in your doctor 5 Likelihood of recommending this provider 5 Comments Comments are collected in our Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Surveys. Patients are de-identified to protect confidentiality and patient privacy. Learn more about our patient satisfaction survey. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2020 I have been seeing Dr. Huitt since 2004 [PHI]. She is very competent, caring and professional and I have much respect for her. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Dr. Huitt is as caring and compassionate as she is knowledgeable and capable. She is the best! National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2020 Dr Huitt is an exceptionally good doctor. She is knowledgeable, she communicates clearly in a straightforward manner. She asks and remembers about life circumstances that impact my well-being. She is warm and caring-the ideal doctor National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I truly felt that my concerns were heard by Dr. Huitt and that she is in my corner and on my team with trying to improve my current health situation. Was very happy and impressed with her. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr. Huitt has an excellent hand on the details concerning her patients. She seems to be a master of organization and has the highest expectations of those seeing her patients through the system. After recommending NJH to a friend last year and seeing the difficulties she has experienced at all levels, I am very thankful for Dr. Huitt's professionalism and her ability to address any problems or adjustments that need to be made. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr Huitt and those who work with her are one of a kind. I think it is rare to find someone with brain power and empathy together. Same with her team. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr Huitt and her nurse are amazing people, patient, kind, explanatory, caring etc. etc etc. in a word they are amazing people National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr. Huitt is amazing! [PHI]. Had I not seen Dr. Huitt there is no doubt I would not be on the road to recovery. National Jewish and Dr. Huitt provide excellent life saving care. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 I think *Dr. Huitt is excellent!! I have a lot of confidence in her ability. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2020 Dr Huitt is a fabulous health care provider. She is comprehensive and extremely thorough. Her explanations are understandable and she has diagnosed my health conditions, given me instructions, and treatment plans that have improved my daily life and activities. I am forever grateful to Dr Huitt and the NJH team. The expertise of all my health care providers at NJH have been amazing. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr Huitt is a very caring person. I like her big picture viewpoint. show more National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr Huitt is wonderful. On our first visit she spent 2 hours with us! National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr. Huitt is outstanding National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 *Dr. Huitt is the best. I trust her with my life. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr. Gwen Huitt is the best. I came to NJH this time to specifically see her. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 Dr. Huitt spent a good amount of time with me, answered all of my questions, and came up with new treatments and ways of me making improvements regarding my care. Very approachable doctor, and had complete confidence in her. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2020 I trust and respect *Dr. Huitt, and would recommend her highly. #5. ++. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 *Dr. Huitt is a wonderful physician in her treatment and communication. I always feel I've had a thorough exam at my appointments. I don't feel that way back home. [PHI] I feel seeing *Dr. Huitt is a MUST for my well being. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 *Dr. Huitt is fantastic!! I am the luckiest person to have her as my doctor... forever grateful! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 Dr. Huitt is not only one of the best Doctors I have ever known (and I am a retired R.N.) she is caring and concerned and a great Communicator. [Off topic]. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 Dr. H was phenomenal! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 *Dr. Gwen Huitt inspires trust and confidence. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 Dr Huitt was straightforward and clear, listened well, and spent quite a lot of time with me. Refreshing! National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 Excellent, knowledgeable physician. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2020 knowledgeable, caring, efficient and personable National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 Dr. Huitt is very thorough, and I'm grateful to have my care in her hands. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 excellent provider National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 good experience National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 Dr Huitt is outstanding,save my life. National Jewish Health Patient– December, 2019 dr Huitt is the reason I return to Denver every 6-12 months National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 I felt so fortunate to be treated by such knowledgeable and specialized professionals everyone was wonderful. Dr Huitt was amazing very kind and sincerely concerned about my health National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 Dr. Huitt is excellent in everyway. I've come in from [out of state] three years in a row and will continue to come. The level of care she provides is far better than anyone I have encountered locally. She's the best! :) National Jewish Health Patient– November, 2019 *Dr. Huitt is always completely engaged in communicating directly, candidly and effectively. She is terrific! National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 I love Dr Huitt and have been traveling from [my home state] to see her since 10/2014 National Jewish Health Patient– October, 2019 *Dr. Huitt has helped me feel so much better - priceless! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 *Dr. Huitt is a gem! Do whatever to keep her! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 *Gwen Huitt is amazing. I feel lucky to have been placed with her. National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 She is an excellent doctor! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 *Dr. Huitt is a wonderful, caring healer who really listens! National Jewish Health Patient– September, 2019 she is a fantastic doctor. I was so scared in the beginning and she was so kind and took time to explain things and helped me get thru my illness all they way to my wellness. I didn't think I could do what I needed to do but she was so patient with me and I feel so blessed to have her as well my doctor. She is an awesome doctor. National Jewish Health Patient– August, 2019 Dr Huitt is compassionate, knowledgeable, and the personification of a great physician. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2019 Dr Gwen Huitt is an caring, very competent doctor. I think she saved my life in 2013 when I found her, coming from [my home state]. National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2019 *Dr. Huitt is a great provider, expert in the disease I have, and a great communicator! National Jewish Health Patient– July, 2019 I have been seeing *Dr. Huitt annually for the past 16 yrs. and cannot say enough positive things about her. She is professional, knowledgeable, caring, communicates clearly and thoroughly; she is top notch. National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 good experience National Jewish Health Patient– June, 2019 absolutely National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2019 *Dr. Huitt is wonderful - professional, knowledgeable, kind, caring. National Jewish Health Patient– May, 2019 *Dr. Huitt changed my life - She was wonderful. National Jewish Health Patient– April, 2019 Dr. Huitt is a wonderful, caring and professional physician. I would highly recommend her to anyone who has my disease entity. She is a knowledge expert in the NTM field. In many respects she saved my life last year and for that I will be forever grateful! National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Huitt is extremely knowledgeable and eexperienced in her area; however her demeanor can be brusque and condescending at times. If she wants to motivate her patients, she won't achieve it by shaming them. National Jewish Health Patient– March, 2019 Dr. Gwen Huitt is amazing and extremely professional and caring. National Jewish Health Patient– February, 2019 *Dr. Huitt "rocks" - good explanation, chart drawings, time spent w/her and going away from NJH with HOPE. National Jewish Health Patient– January, 2019 Dr. Huit is a real Gem! She treats you as though she has something to learn from you. That is pretty cool.