Dr. Benjamin Young MD Infectious Disease Specialist

Dr. Benjamin Young is an infectious disease specialist in Denver, Colorado. He received his medical degree from University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years. Dr. Young accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He also speaks multiple languages, including Spanish.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Infectious Disease Specialist: HIV/AIDS Medicine

Clinical Interests: Drug discovery, HIV treatment; healthy aging with HIV., Epidemiology, Hepatitis C, Vaccines, HIV

Other Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

Education & Medical Training

University of Colorado
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1992–1994

University of Colorado
Fellowship, Infectious Disease, 1995–1998

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
Class of 1992


Other Training, 1983


Other Training, 1990

Certifications & Licensure

American Academy of HIV Medicine
Certified 1 years in HIV/AIDS

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Top MD, Consumers Checkbook

Alpha Omega Alpha

Clinical Academic Publication Award, University of Colorado
2012

Denver’s Top Doctors, 5280 Magazine
2002

Departmental Honors and Distinction, Department of Biology, University of California
1981

Fellow - Medical Scientist Training Program, University of Colorado
1990

Graduation with Honors, School of Medicine. University of Colorado
1992

Hero, Project Results Colorado
2006

Outstanding HIV/AIDS Clinician
2005

Peak Performers Award for Excellence in Infectious Diseases, Rocky Mountain Hospital Medicine Symposium
2011

President's Undergraduate Fellow, University of California
1981

TheBody.com HIV Leadership Award
2005

University Fellow, University of Colorado
1987

Publications & Presentations

Viewing changes in the HIV care cascade over time
EM Gardner, B Young 2013 9 26

Provider Guidance for Linking Patients to Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Interventions: Recommendations from an IAPAC Advisory Committee on Adherence Monitoring and Support
KR Amico, JM Zuniga, I Wilson, R Gross, B Young 2013 3 1

Achieving Improvements across the Treatment Cascade: A Clinical Management Algorithm Based on IAPAC’s Entry into and Retention in Care and Antiretroviral Therapy Adherence Guidelines
J Zuniga and B Young 2013 1 1

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Group/Indiv - HMO/Private Pay
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

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