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Marcelo Kugelmas M.D., FAASLD, FACP

Dr. Marcelo Kugelmas received his medical degree with honors from the University of Buenos Aires. After his internship and internal medicine residency at University of Southern California-Los Angeles County Hospital in Los Angeles he went to Cleveland, Ohio where he completed gastroenterology fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, and served as Chief Fellow in 1995. He then moved to Lexington, Kentucky where he pursued further training in hepatology, liver transplantation, and advanced endoscopy; and remained there until 2000 as an Assistant Professor. He then moved to Colorado, where he joined the University of Colorado Liver section. Over the last 18 years Dr. Kugelmas' main focus has been on the care of patients with liver diseases. He became an Associate Professor of Medicine in 2004, before joining South Denver Gastroenterology. Dr. Kugelmas is a national lecturer on topics of chronic liver disease, has presented regularly at multiple gastroenterology, liver and transplantation annual meetings, and has published over 25 papers in peer-reviewed journals.

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University of Buenos Aires, Doctor of Medicine, 1987
Los Angeles County-University of Southern California, Internal Medicine Residency, 1990-1993
Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fellowship in Gastroenterology, 1993-1995
University of Kentucky, Fellowship in Hepatology, Liver Transplantation
and Advanced Endoscopy, 1995-1997

Board Certifications:
Internal Medicine - 1993
Gastroenterology - 1995

American College of Physicians
American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
American College of Gastroenterology
American Gastroenterology Association

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Patient Reviews

Wonderful Doc, very kind and patient with me. His office staff is exemplary!! As far as knowledge and compassion I've never been treated so well and I'm no spring chicken. Lol.
- Linda S

They don't come any better than Dr. Kuglemas. As a family member of one of his patients, I can honestly say he cares for everyone in the process! Thank for taking such excellent care of my husband! No words can express my thanks to him. He is the best doctor I have ever encountered. Bedside manner and care ... 5 Stars!
- Madelon L

Sharp and cares. He did a second procedure to ensure the first was successful. Thank you, Dr. K!
- Bill P

Dr kugelmas saved my husbands life. He went above and beyond traditional treatments for him while at University and we are forever grateful!!!
- Lee h

Dr Kugelmas is outstanding, great "bedside manner" . Does well to explain all the options available and associated side effects. One of my favorite doctors on the planet!! Thanks for doing such a good job Dr Kugelmas!
- Scott B

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