Children's Hospital Colorado

5280 Magazine Names 106 Children's Colorado "Top Docs"

5280 | July 29, 2016
A female doctor with shoulder length brown hair and wearing a white lab coat high-fives a young girl with long brown hair and a black shirt. The upper left corner of the picture says "Top Docs 2016 5280" with a black stethoscope logo.

At Children's Hospital Colorado, our doctors put their heart and soul into providing the best care for children. That's why we're thrilled to congratulate 106 of our doctors on making this year's 5280 magazine "Top Docs" list.

The magazine’s annual list of outstanding Denver-area doctors is published in the August issue.

In compiling the Top Docs list, the magazine turned to Denver physicians for their opinion. For the past 21 years, 5280 has surveyed doctors and asked them, specialty by specialty, which metro-area physicians they would trust to treat themselves and their families.

Congratulations to these doctors who have devoted their lives to pediatric medicine!

The following Children's Colorado physicians were recognized on 5280's 2016 Top Docs list:

Adolescent Medicine

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Allergy and Immunology


Child Abuse Pediatrics

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Beau Carubia

Congenital Cardiac Surgery

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

Interventional Cardiology

Maternal & Fetal Medicine

Medical Genetics

  • David Manchester

Medical Toxicology

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Neurological Surgery

Neurology (Special Qualifications in Child Neurology)

Neuromuscular Medicine


  • Sean Bryant


Obstetrics & Gynecology

  • Lewis Chesney Thompson


Orthopedic Sports Medicine


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Critical Care

Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Hematology & Oncology

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Pediatric Nephrology

  • Melissa Cadnapaphornchai
  • Jens Goebel

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric Pathology

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Radiology

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Transplant Surgery

Pediatric Urology


Plastic Surgery

Plastic Surgery (Within the Head and Neck)

  • Frederic Deleyiannis

Radiation Oncology


Surgery of the Hand

Surgical Critical Care

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgery

Vascular Neurology

  • William Joseph Jones

Children's Colorado swept the following Top Docs categories: Adolescent Medicine, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Child Abuse Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Neurotology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Pediatric Critical Care, Pediatric Radiology, Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine, Pediatric Rheumatology, Pediatric Surgery, Pediatric Transplant Surgery, Pediatric Urology and Pediatrics.

The doctors listed are based at Children's Hospital Colorado or have medical staff privileges. Children's Colorado's medical staff includes University of Colorado School of Medicine faculty as well as community-based providers, and we congratulate them all.

Congratulations to our "Top Dentists" named by 5280!

In addition to our 106 physicians, 54 Children's Colorado dentists were acknowledged in the June Top Dentists issue of 5280. We congratulate these providers for excellent pediatric dental care.

Top Dentists include: