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Eighteen National Jewish Health Physicians Recognized for Excellence


Eighteen National Jewish Health physicians were named "Top Doctors" on the 2018 list of Denver-area physicians published by 5280 Magazine. Top doctors are those named most often by more than 10,000 Denver metro-area doctors who were asked, specialty by specialty, which physicians they would trust to treat themselves or a loved one.

The 18 National Jewish Health physicians selected as the best in their field include:

Top Doctors 5280 2018 DenverLaurie L. Carr, MD – medical oncology
James J. Fenton, MD – pulmonary disease
Steve D. Groshong, MD – pathology
Flavia Hoyte, MD – allergy and immunology
Karen Karwa, MD – neuromuscular medicine
Elizabeth Kern, MD, MS – nephrology
Jeffrey B. King, MD – gastroenterology
Todd T. Kingdom*, MD – otolaryngology
David A. Lynch, MD – diagnostic radiology
Lisa A. Maier, MD – occupational medicine
John Mitchell*, MD – thoracic and cardiac surgery
J. Tod Olin, MD -- pediatric pulmonology
Cecile S. Rose, MD – occupational medicine
Michael D. Schwartz, MD – critical care medicine
Sheila Tsai, MD – sleep medicine
Frederick S. Wamboldt, MD – psychiatry
Michael Weyant*, MD – thoracic and cardiac surgery
Brian K. Wise, MD – child and adolescent psychiatry
*These doctors' primary practices are at The Children's Hospital and/or University Hospital and have privileges at National Jewish Health.

National Jewish Health is the leading respiratory hospital in the nation. Founded 125 years ago as a nonprofit hospital, National Jewish Health today is the only facility in the world dedicated exclusively to groundbreaking medical research and treatment of children and adults with respiratory, cardiac, immune and related disorders. Patients and families come to National Jewish Health from around the world to receive cutting-edge, comprehensive, coordinated care. To learn more, visit the media resources page.

We have many faculty members, from bench scientists to clinicians, who can speak on almost any aspect of respiratory, immune, cardiac and gastrointestinal disease as well as lung cancer and basic immunology.

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