Gwen A. Huitt
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
Previously a 5280 Top Doctor (2 years)
Best Doctors in America® 2018-2019 — Best Doctors, Inc.
America’s Top Doctors 2019 — Castle Connolly Medical, Ltd.

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.

Education

Education
University of Colorado Denver, MD
University of Colorado Denver, MS
University of Northern Colorado, BA
Residency
University of Colorado Denver, Internal Medicine
Fellowship
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

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Contact Information

  • Office: 877.225.5654
  • Fax: 303.398.1476

 

Locations

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

Patient Ratings

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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
4.9

Spoke using clear language
4.9

Provider explained things clearly
4.9

Amount of time spent with you
4.9

Provider included you in decisions
4.8

Confidence in your doctor
4.9

Likelihood of recommending this provider
4.9
 

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 PatientJune, 2019
good experience

National Jewish Health PatientJune, 2019
absolutely

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2019
*Dr. Huitt is wonderful - professional, knowledgeable, kind, caring.

National Jewish Health PatientMay, 2019
*Dr. Huitt changed my life - She was wonderful.

National Jewish Health PatientApril, 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 PatientMarch, 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 PatientMarch, 2019
Dr. Gwen Huitt is amazing and extremely professional and caring.

National Jewish Health PatientFebruary, 2019
*Dr. Huitt "rocks" - good explanation, chart drawings, time spent w/her and going away from NJH with HOPE.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2019
Dr. Huit is a real Gem! She treats you as though she has something to learn from you. That is pretty cool.

National Jewish Health PatientJanuary, 2019
*Dr. Huitt is always friendly, more like a family member.

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