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Dr. Joel Robin Montbriand, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Denver, CO, with other offices in Lakewood, CO and Louisville, CO (and 5 other locations). He has 40 years of experience. His specialties include Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Montbriand is affiliated with Good Samaritan Medical Center. He speaks English and Spanish.
Graduated in 1982
Dr. Montbriand founded Gastroenterology of the Rockies. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1982 and completed his Residency in Internal Medicine at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1985. He completed his Gastroenterology Fellowship at the University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in 1987. He accepted an appointment as Instructor of Medicine at the University of Michigan from 1987-1988 and then moved his family in the fall of 1988 to Boulder, where he started in private practice. Dr. Montbriand is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology and is Clinical-Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, Denver. In 1994, he received the designation FACP (Fellow of the American College of Physicians), in recognition of his ongoing service and contributions to medicine through published articles in peer reviewed journals and his academic activities at the University of Colorado. In 2006, he was promoted by the American College of Gastroenterology to the level of Fellow (FACG), one of only 25 gastroenterologists with this distinction in Colorado. In June of 2006 Dr. Montbriand was named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The YearÂ® 2006 in the Rocky Mountain region for the Healthcare and Life Sciences category. The award recognizes his accomplishments in building a practice with leading-edge, quality-improvement technology that frees doctors and nurses to focus more of their time and energy on patients and less on administrative tasks. He was chosen as one of the top 200 doctors (and one of the top two gastroenterologists) in Colorado in a Rocky Mountain News Poll . In addition, Dr. Montbriand is Past President of the Medical Staff at Boulder Community Hospital (1995) and is currently Vice President of the Board of Directors, Community Medical Center in Lafayette. Dr. Montbriand specializes in all aspects of gastroenterology and digestive diseases such as colon cancer screening and reflux disease. He performs a large volume of gastroenterology procedures, including colonoscopy, upper endoscopy, biliary procedures and, laser. He is on Medical Staff at Boulder CommunityÂ’s Broadway and Foothills Hospitals, Longmont United Hospital, Exempla Good Samaritan Hospital and Avista Adventist Hospital. Dr. Montbriand and his wife, Susan, live in Boulder. They have twin boys, Christopher and Thomas, who are competitive alpine ski racers. Dr. Montbriand keeps up with his boys on the slopes as an alpine ski racer, himself. In addition, he enjoys mountain biking and antique wooden boat restoration. Dr. Montbriand believes that it is vital for patients to not only understand their medical condition and treatment plan, but to agree with it. This ensures a successful outcome.