221 University of Colorado School of Medicine Providers Recognized as 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors of 2023

CU School of Medicine and CU Medicine providers among Denver's best in 5280 Magazine's Top Doctors of 2023.


In the recently published list of top doctors for 2023 by Denver-area publication 5280 Magazine, University of Colorado School of Medicine and CU Medicine providers have once again demonstrated their exceptional expertise and dedication

CU Medicine is thrilled to announce that 221 University of Colorado School of Medicine providers made the "Top Doctors" list this year.

Compiled from a comprehensive survey of Denver-area physicians, the rankings reflect the trust and esteem of their peers, who were asked to identify the healthcare professionals they would personally entrust with the care of themselves or their loved ones. This year's distinguished list encompasses a total of 666 exceptional doctors across 65 specialties. 

The following University of Colorado School of Medicine providers were named in the 5280 Magazine Top Doctors list:


Addiction Medicine

Ingrid Binswanger, MD, MS

Adolescent Medicine

David Kaplan, MD, MPH/MSPH

Kathryn Love-Osborne, MD

Daniel Reirden, MD

Eric Sigel, MD

Diane Straub, MD, MPH

Allergy & Immunology

Kirsten Carel, MD

Christine Cho, MD

Flavia Hoyte, MD

Daniel Searing, MD

Cardiovascular Disease

Larry Allen, MD

Andreas Brieke, MD

Peter Buttrick, MD

Mark Keller, MD

Gregory Schwartz, MD, PhD

Howard Weinberger, MD

Eugene Wolfel, MD

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

Jennifer Hagman-Hazell, MD

Kimberly Kelsay, MD

Christian Thurstone, MD

Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology

Paul Varosy, MD

Clinical Genetics & Genomics

Shawn McCandless, MD

Matthew Taylor, MD, PhD

Janet Thomas, MD

Colon & Rectal Surgery

Jon Vogel, MD

Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology

Gregory Allen, MD

Kenny Chan, MD

Patricia Yoon, MD


Anna Bruckner, MD

David Norris, MD

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Sandra Friedman, MD, MPH/MSPH

Nicole Tartaglia, MD

Emergency Medicine

Marian Betz, MD, MPH

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

Daniel Bessesen, MD

Bryan Haugen, MD

Michael McDermott, MD

Neda Rasouli, MD

Julia Rifkin, MD

Micol Rothman, MD

Margaret E. Wierman, MD

Family Medicine

Colleen Conry, MD


Steven Edmundowicz, MD

Raj Shah, MD

Geriatric Medicine

Daniel Matlock, MD

Bennett Parnes, MD

Jeffrey Wallace, MD, MPH

Robin Yasui, MD

Gynecologic Oncology

Kian Behbakht, MD, MBA


Tyler Buckner, MD

Stuart Lind, MD

Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Jean Kutner, MD, MPH/MSPH

Infectious Disease

Maheen Abidi, MD, FAST

Robert Belknap, MD

Thomas Campbell, MD

Lakshmi Chauhan, MD

Gwen Huitt, MD

Steven Johnson, MD

Nancy Madinger, MD

Cara Wilson, MD

Internal Medicine

Adam Abraham, MD

Karen Chacko, MD

Sarah Christensen, MD

Ronald Colson, MD

Philip Mehler, MD

Richard Penaloza, MD

Allan Prochazka, MD

Robert Schwartz, MD

David Tanaka, MD

Interventional & Diagnostic Radiology

Gerald D Dodd, MD

Roger Harned, MD

Kari Hayes, MD

Patricia Ladd, MD

David Lynch, MD

Interventional Cardiology

John Carroll, MD

John Messenger, MD

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Henry Galan, MD

Medical Oncology

Virginia Borges, MD

Paul Bunn, MD

Laurie Carr, MD

Anthony Elias, MD

Peter Kabos, MD

Madeleine Kane, MD, PhD

Wells Messersmith, MD

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

James Barry, MD


Judith Blaine, MD, PhD

Michel Chonchol, MD

Neurological Surgery

Kathryn Beauchamp, MD

Michael Handler, MD

Kevin Lillehei, MD

Corbett Wilkinson, MD

Samy Youssef, MD, PhD, MSc, FAANS


Jeffrey Bennett, MD, PhD

John Corboy, MD, MA

Victoria Pelak, MD

Dianna Quan, MD

Mark Spitz, MD

Laura Strom, MD

Neurology (Special Qualifications in Child Neurology)

Kelly Knupp, MD

Julie Parsons, MD

Marcy Yonker, MD


Valeria Potigailo, MD

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Leslie Appiah, MD

Jean Dwinnell, MD

Marsha Guess, MD, MS

Daniel Jacobson, MD

Occupational Medicine

Cecile Rose, MD, MPH


Richard Davidson, MD

Michael Erlanger, MD

Darren Gregory, MD

Naresh Mandava, MD

Jeffrey Olson, MD

Leo Seibold, MD

Michael Taravella, MD

Orthopedic Surgery

Sayan De, MD

Mark Erickson, MD

Sumeet Garg, MD

T. Jay Kleeman, MD

Michelle Wolcott, MD


Mona Abaza, MD, MS

John Campana, MD

Stephen Cass, MD, MPH/MSPH

Todd Kingdom, MD

Soham Roy, MD


Dara Aisner, MD, PhD

Mary Berg, MD

Carlyne Cool, MD

Bette DeMasters, MD

Steve Groshong, MD

Ann Thor, MD

Pediatric Allergy & Immunology

Fred Atkins, MD

Mark Boguniewicz, MD

David Fleischer, MD

Pediatric Cardiology

Kathryn Collins, MD

Bettina Cuneo, MD

Melanie Everitt, MD

Dunbar Ivy, MD

Jane Nydam, MD

Michael Schaffer, MD

Elizabeth Yeung, MD

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Cindy Barrett, MD

Pediatric Endocrinology

Jennifer Barker, MD

Phil Zeitler, MD, PhD

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Edwin deZoeten, MD, PhD

Glenn Furuta, MD

Ed Hoffenberg, MD

Nancy Krebs, MD, MS

Michael Narkewicz, MD

Ronald Sokol, MD

Frederick Suchy, MD

Pediatric Hematology-Oncology

Nicholas Foreman, MD

Roger Giller, MD

Lia Gore, MD

Brian Greffe, MD

Taru Hays, MD

Margaret Macy, MD

Kelly Maloney, MD

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Marsha Anderson, MD

Elizabeth McFarland, MD

Sarah Parker, MD 


Pediatric Nephrology

Bradley Dixson, MD

Pediatric Pulmonology

Robin Deterding, MD

Monica Federico, MD

James, Olin, MD

Scott Sagel, MD, PhD

Carl White, MD

Pediatric Rheumatology

Megan Curran, MD

Robert Fuhlbrigge, MD, PhD

Jennifer Soep, MD

Pediatric Surgery

Fritz Karrer, MD

David Patrick, MD

Pediatric Urology

Jeffrey Campbell, MD

Nicholas Cost, MD

Vijaya Vemulakonda, MD

Duncan Wilcox, MD


Mandy Allison, MD

Matthew Daley, MD

Ellen Elias, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Rachel Brakke-Holman, MD

Scott Laker, MD

Joseph Rosenthal, MD, MPH

Plastic Surgery

Julian Winocour, MD, FACS

Plastic Surgery (Within the Head and Neck)

Andrew Winkler, MD


Ann Olincy, MD, MPH/MSPH

Pulmonary Disease

David Badesch, MD

Kevin Brown, MD

Todd Bull, MD

Charles Daley, MD

Edward Dempsey, MD

Ivor Douglas, MD

Anne Fuhlbrugge, MD

Fernando Holguin, MD

Jeffrey Kern, MD

Abigail Lara, MD

Teofilo Lee-Chiong, MD

Barry Make, MD

Milene Saavedra, MD

Jennifer Taylor-Cousar, MD, MSCS

Michael Wechsler, MD

Radiation Oncology

Brian Kavanagh, MD

Rachel Rabinovitch, MD

Reproductive Endocrinology & Infertility

Nanette Santoro, MD


Kevin Deane, MD

Sports Medicine

Martin Boublik, MD

Jason Dragoo, MD

Deborah Saint-Phard, MD


Gretchen Ahrendt, MD

Steven Ahrendt, MD

Robert McIntyre, MD

Ernest Moore, MD

Jonathan Schoen, MD

Richard Schulick, MD, MBA

Surgery of the Hand

Louis Catalano, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Joseph Cleveland, MD

David Fullerton, MD

Jordan Hoffman, MD

Max Mitchell, MD

John Mitchell, MD


Paul Maroni, MD

Randall Meacham, MD

Vascular Surgery

Mark Nehler, MD

Jeniann Yi, MD



This post was originally posted on 8/1/2023