Top Doctors

Denver Health's top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area.

2019 Top Doctors

Fifty Denver Health physicians were recently named Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine. The top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area. Note: 5280 awards some physicians in multiple categories.

2018 Top Doctors

2018 Denver Health's Top Doctors

Fifty-eight Denver Health physicians were recently named Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine. The top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area. Note: 5280 awards some physicians in multiple categories.

2017 Top Doctors

2017 Denver Health's Top Doctors

Thirty-six Denver Health physicians were recently named Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine. The top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area.

  • Kathryn Beauchamp, MD - Neurological Surgery
  • Denis Bensard, MD - Pediatric Surgery
  • Daniel Bessesen, MD - Endocrinology Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Michael Breyer, MD - Emergency Medicine
  • Jennie Buchanan, MD - Medical Toxicology
  • Clay Cothren Burlew, MD - Surgical Critical Care
  • Bill Burman, MD - Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
  • Antonia Chiesa, MD - Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Christopher Ciarallo, MD - Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • John Cunningham, MD - Internal Medicine
  • Susan A. Davidson, MD - Gynecologic Oncology
  • Ivor S. Douglas, MD - Critical Care Medicine
  • Marcia Eustaquio, MD - Otolaryngology
  • Monica Federico, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Daniel Handel, MD - Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Joel Hirsh, MD - Rheumatology
  • Shea Hogan, MD - Interventional Cardiology
  • Fernando Kim, MD - Urology
  • John Kinsella, MD - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Claudia Kunrath, MD - Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Ryan Lawless, MD - Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Carlin Long, MD - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Stuart Linas, MD - Nephrology
  • Edward Maa, MD - Epilepsy
  • Stephanie Malliaris, MD - Plastic Surgery
  • Tyler Muffly, MD - Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
  • Fredric Pieracci, MD - Surgery, Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery
  • Kristine Rodrigues, MD - Pediatrics
  • Genie Roosevelt, MD - Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Adam Rosenberg, MD - Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Joseph Schuller, MD - Clinical Cardiac and Electrophysiology
  • Andrew Sirotnak, MD - Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Philip Stahel, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
  • Christian Thurstone, MD - Addiction Psychiatry
  • Kathryn Wells, MD - Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Robin Yasui, MD - Geriatric Medicine

2016 Top Doctors

2016 Denver Health's Top Doctors

Twenty-six Denver Health physicians were recently named Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine. The top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area.

  • Denis Bensard, MD – Pediatric Surgery
  • Daniel Bessesen, MD – Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Michael Blei, MD – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Bill Burman, MD – Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
    (interim chief executive officer)
  • Antonia Chiesa, MD – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Christopher Ciarallo, MD – Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Clay Cothren Burlew, MD – Surgical Critical Care
  • Frederic Deleyiannis, MD – Plastic Surgery (Within the Head and Neck)
  • Ivor Douglas, MD – Critical Care Medicine
  • Monica Federico, MD – Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Brooke French, MD – Plastic Surgery
  • Joel Hirsh, MD – Rheumatology
  • Robert House, MD – Psychiatry
  • Janetta Iwanicki, MD – Medical Toxicology
  • John Kinsella, MD – Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Claudia Kunrath, MD – Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Stuart Linas, MD – Nephrology
  • Edward Maa, MD – Epilepsy
  • John Messenger, MD – Interventional Cardiology
  • Carol Okada, MD – Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Genie Roosevelt, MD – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Adam Rosenberg, MD – Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Michael Schaffer, MD – Pediatric Cardiology
  • Andrew Sirotnak, MD – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Christian Thurstone, MD – Addiction Psychiatry
  • Kathryn Wells, MD – Child Abuse Pediatrics

2015 Top Doctors

2015 Denver Health's Top Doctors

Twenty-six Denver Health physicians were named Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine. The top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area.

  • Kathryn Beauchamp, MD – Neurological Surgery
  • Denis Bensard, MD – Pediatric Surgery
  • Daniel Bessesen, MD – Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Susan Biffl, MD – Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine
  • Michael L. Blei, MD – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Jennie Buchanan, MD – Medical Toxicology
  • Clay Cothren-Burlew, MD – Surgical Critical Care
  • Bill Burman, MD – Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
  • Christopher Ciarallo, MD – Pediatric Anesthesiology
  • Ivor S. Douglas, MD – Critical Care Medicine
  • Daniel Handel, MD – Hospice and Palliative Medicine
  • Rebecca Hanratty, MD – Internal Medicine
  • Joel Hirsh, MD – Rheumatology
  • Claudia Kunrath, MD – Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Stuart L. Linas, MD – Nephrology
  • Edward H. Maa, MD – Epilepsy
  • Michelle C. Mang, MD – Family Medicine
  • Ernest E. Moore, MD – Surgical Critical Care
  • Carol Okada, MD – Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
  • Connie Price, MD – Infectious Disease
  • Genie Roosevelt, MD, MSPH – Pediatric Emergency Medicine
  • Philip F. Stahel, MD – Orthopedic Surgery
  • Christian Thurstone, MD – Addiction Psychiatry
  • Kathryn Wells, MD –Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Andrew White, MD, PHD – Neurology (special qualifications in child neurology)
  • Robin Yasui, MD – Geriatric Medicine

2014 Top Doctors

2014 Denver Health's Top Doctors

Twenty-six Denver Health physicians were named Top Doctors by 5280 Magazine. The top doctors were nominated and voted on by their peers throughout the Denver metro area.

  • Mark Anderson, MD - Pediatrics
  • Daniel Bessesen, MD – Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Denis Bensard, MD – Pediatric Surgery
  • Susan Biffl, MD – Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine 
  • William Burman, MD – Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
  • Antonia Chiesa, MD - Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Christopher Ciarallo, MD – Pediatrics, Anesthesiology
  • Susan Davidson, MD – Gynecologic Oncology 
  • Ivor Douglas, MD – Critical Care Medicine
  • Monica Federico, MD - Pediatric Pulmonology 
  • Kennon Heard, MD – Medical Toxicology
  • Kent Heyborne, MD – Maternal and Fetal Medicine
  • Robert House, MD – Psychiatry
  • Claudia Kunrath, MD – Pediatric Critical Care
  • Stuart Linas, MD - Nephrology
  • Edward Maa, MD - Epilepsy
  • John Messenger, MD – Interventional Cardiology
  • John Ogle, MD – Pediatric Infectious Disease
  • Genie Roosevelt, MD – Pediatrics Emergency Medicine
  • Adam Rosenberg, MD – neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
  • Michael Schaffer, MD – Pediatric Cardiology
  • Judith Shlay, MD – Public Health and General Preventive Medicine
  • Andrew Sirotnak, MD – Child Abuse Pediatrics
  • Christian Thurstone, MD – Addiction Psychiatry
  • Sterling West, MD – Rheumatology
  • Andrew White, MD – Child Neurology