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 Pediatric Rheumatology

Hospital Affiliation

National Jewish Medical & Research Center

Children's Hospital Colorado

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 14 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 10 years in Pediatric Rheumatology

CO State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

Fellow (FACR), American College of Rheumatology

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
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois BlueChoice Select
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • 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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