Dr. Leonard L Dragone MD Pediatric Rheumatologist

Dr. Leonard Dragone is a pediatric rheumatologist in Denver, Colorado and is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado. He received his medical degree from University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and has been in practice for 18 years. Dr. Dragone accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 3 doctors at Children's Hospital Colorado who specialize in Pediatric Rheumatology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Pediatric Rheumatologist: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital Affiliation

Children's Hospital Colorado

National Jewish Medical & Research Center

Education & Medical Training

University of California at San Francisco
Residency, Pediatrics, 1996 - 2000

University of California at San Francisco
Fellowship, Pediatric Rheumatology, 2000 - 2003

University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
Class of 1996

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

SLAP deficiency decreases dsDNA autoantibody production.
Peterson, L. K.,Pennington, L. F.,Shaw, L. A.,Brown, M.,Treacy, E. C.,Friend, S. F.,Hatlevik, O.,Rubtsova, K.,Rubtsov, A. V.,Dragone, L. L.

SLAP deficiency increases TCR avidity leading to altered repertoire and negative selection of cognate antigen-specific CD8+ T cells.
Friend, S. F.,Peterson, L. K.,Kedl, R. M.,Dragone, L. L.

The Src-like adaptor protein regulates GM-CSFR signaling and monocytic dendritic cell maturation.
Liontos, L.M., Dissanayake, D., Ohashi, P.S., Weiss, A., Dragone, L.L., McGlade, C.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AvMed Health Open Access
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Minnesota Blue Cross Accord
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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