You can’t change the past or the present, but you can change the future.

Ronald Sokol, MD


Digestive Liver and Pancreas

Related Departments

Liver Transplant Digestive Health Institute


Academic - Professor
Clinical - Associate Medical Director, Pediatric Liver Center and Liver Transplantation Program
Division Academic - Section Head, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
Other - Director, Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Other - Vice Chair, Clinical and Translational Research


Best Doctors in America
Awarding Body: Best Doctors, Inc.
Date: 2012

Top Doctors
Awarding Body: US News and World Report
Date: 2012

America's Top Doctors
Awarding Body: Castle Connolly Medical Ltd
Date: 2012

Shwachman Award
Awarding Body: The North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN)
Date: 2009
Description: Presented on an annual basis, this award acknowledges lifetime contributions and achievement in the field of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition.

James E. Strain Award
Awarding Body: The Children's Hospital Medical Staff
Date: 2009

Medical Honors Award
Awarding Body: Invisible Disabilities Advocate
Date: 2009

Top Doctors in Denver
Awarding Body: 5280 Magazine
Date: 2008

Nutrition Award
Awarding Body: American Academy of Pediatrics
Date: 2003
Description: Awarded for research on vitamin E and antioxidants.

Biography & Interests

Clinical Interests

Liver problems in children, liver transplantation in children, cystic fibrosis intestinal and liver problems, Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis and nutritional problems in children

Education & Training

Medical Schools

University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine  - Medicine (1976)


University of Colorado Medical Center  - Pediatrics (1977)

Residency Program

University of Colorado Medical Center  - Pediatrics (1980)


Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati  - Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition (1983)

Undergraduate Schools

University of Illinois  - Biology (1972)


North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition - Member and Advocacy Committee
American Association for the Study of Liver Disease - Member and Basic Research Committee
Society For Pediatric Research (SPR) - Member
American Pediatric Society (APS) - Member
American Gastroenterological Association - Member

Research & Grants

Colorado Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute
Sponsor: NIH
Amount: $76,000,000
Begins: 2008

Colorado Center for Childhood Liver Disease Research and Education
Sponsor: NIDDK/NIH
Amount: $4,278,150
Begins: 2009

Institutional Training Grant in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Sponsor: NIDDK/NIH
Amount: $1,534,453
Begins: 2010

Website:"Sokol RJ"[Author]

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