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Forty National Jewish Health Physicians Listed as 'Best Doctors' by the Denver Business Journal

Denver, CO —

Forty National Jewish Health physicians in pulmonary medicine, allergy and immunology, other related specialties including pediatric allergy and immunology have been named “Denver 2014 Best Doctors” by the Denver Business Journal.

The Denver “Best Doctors” list is excerpted from The Best Doctors in America® 2014 national database, compiled and maintained by Best Doctors, Inc. More than 50,000 doctors across the country are asked “If you or a loved one needed a doctor in a certain specialty, whom would you choose?” The final list represents the top 5 percent of physicians most frequently recognized by their peers. The Denver Business Journal list covers the Denver metro area.

The National Jewish Health physicians on the 2014 list are:


  • Rafeul Alam, Allergy & Immunology
  • S. Allan Bock, Allergy & Immunology; Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Mark Boguniewicz, Allergy & Immunology; Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Rohit Katial, Allergy & Immunology
  • Andrew Liu, Allergy & Immunology; Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Karin Pacheco, Allergy & Immunology; Occupational Medicine
  • Richard Weber, Allergy & Immunology
  • Kern Buckner, Cardiology
  • Kevin Brown, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Michael Canham, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Gregory Cosgrove, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • James Fenton, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Stephen Frankel, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • James T. Good, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • William Janssen, Critical Care
  • Jeffrey Kern, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Michael D. Schwartz, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Mary Laird Warner, Critical Care; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Gwen Huitt, Infectious Disease
  • Cecile Rose, Occupational Medicine; Pulmonary Medicine
  • Todd Kingdom, Otolarynology
  • Ronina Covar, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Erwin Gelfand, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Donald Leung, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Nathan Rabinovitch, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Joseph Spahn, Pediatric Allergy & Immunology
  • Kenny Chan. Pediatric Otolaryngology
  • Susan Brugman, Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Charles Daley, Pulmonary Medicine
  • James Ellis, Jr., Pulmonary Medicine
  • Michael D. Iseman, Pulmonary Medicine
  • James Jett, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Richard Martin, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Jerry A. Nick, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Jeffrey Swigris, Pulmonary Medicine
  • Frederick Wamboldt, Psychiatry
  • David Lynch, Radiology
  • Richard Meehan, Rheumatology
  • Teofilo Lee-Chiong, Sleep Medicine
  • John D. Mitchell, Thoracic Surgery
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