Children's Hospital Colorado

Not So Lonely at the Top

Children's Hospital Colorado | July 26, 2019

Our care providers and specialists work at the top of their fields. We see the results of that work every day, in the innovative treatments they deliver, and in the kids and families who are healed under their care. And each year, we see many of them recognized in the pages of 5280 Magazine’s Top Docs issue.

They’re in good company.

This year, 5280 named 86 of our doctors as the best in metro Denver at what they do. In fact, our doctors were recognized in 89 categories. This confirms yet again that we have the strongest pediatric talent in the region. We congratulate our providers, and our entire medical staff, for the work they do day in and day out to build brighter, happier lives for Colorado kids. 

In compiling the Top Docs list, the magazine turned to Denver physicians for their opinion. For the past 24 years, 5280 has surveyed doctors and asked them, specialty by specialty, which metro-area physicians they would trust to treat themselves and their families. 

The following Children's Colorado physicians were recognized on 5280's 2019 Top Docs list:

Adolescent Medicine

Adult Congenital Heart Disease

Allergy and Immunology

Child Abuse Pediatrics

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Beau Carubia

Clinician Genetics & Genomics

Colon & Rectal Surgery

  • Jon Vogel

Complex General Surgical Oncology

Complex Pediatric Otolaryngology

Congenital Cardiac Surgery


  • Harvey Arbuckle

Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics


  • Cornelia Drees

Interventional Cardiology

Medical Toxicology

Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Neurology (Special Qualifications in Child Neurology)

Neuromuscular Medicine



Orthopedic Sports Medicine

  • Armando Vidal


Pediatric Anesthesiology

Pediatric Cardiology

Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Pediatric Endocrinology

Pediatric Gastroenterology

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Pediatric Infectious Disease

Pediatric Nephrology

  • Jens Goebel

  • Danielle Soranno

Pediatric Otolaryngology

Pediatric Pathology

Pediatric Pulmonology

Pediatric Radiology

Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine

Pediatric Rheumatology

Pediatric Surgery

Pediatric Transplant Hepatology

Pediatric Urology


Plastic Surgery

Sports Medicine

  • Armando Vidal


Surgical Critical Care

Surgical Oncology

Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

Children’s Colorado doctors also swept 14 categories, including: Adolescent Medicine; Adult Congenital Heart Disease; Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics; Neurodevelopmental Disabilities; Pediatric Cardiology; Pediatric Critical Care; Pediatric Infectious Disease; Pediatric Pathology; Pediatric Pulmonology; Pediatric Radiology; Pediatric Rheumatology; Pediatric Transplant Hepatology; Pediatric Urology and Plastic Surgery.

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.