Dr. David Hnida, DO

Dr. David Hnida, DO

Internal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 57
Dr. David Hnida, DO is an internal medicine specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 5 years. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1980 and specializes in internal medicine, family medicine, and more.Read his story

1601 E 19th Ave Ste 6000

Denver, CO 80218

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Dr. Hnida's Experience

Dr. Hnida's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Internal Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice/OMT
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Hnida's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Hnida "Dr. David Hnida's career is most clearly defined by his body of work as a primary care physician and a broadcast journalist. Dr. Hnida received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Pennsylvania before continuing his education in medicine at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Board certified by the American Osteopathic College of Family Practice since 1983, he completed his residency at Presbyterian / St. Luke's Medical Center in Denver. After his residency, he continued to work as a primary care physician and later at Swedish Medical Center. Dr. Hnida forayed into broadcast journalism in 1989 when he became a medical reporter for KCNC-TV, Denver's CBS affiliate, a position he holds to this day. He also serves as the medical editor for CBS4 Denver, as well as a medical contributor for CBS News in New York and a sports medicine contributor for ESPN on a national basis. Dr. Hnida has also consulted for Major League Baseball. Dr. Hnida's distinguished career is augmented by his service in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, where he served multiple tours of duty in Iraq as a combat and trauma surgeon. He also deployed to Afghanistan and several countries in the Middle East. His best-selling book detailing his time spent in the military, "Paradise General," was published in 2010 by Simon and Schuster."
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3  Specialties

  • Internal Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

30  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Arthritis
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Cellulitis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries
  • Insomnia
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Rash
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases

13  Procedures

  • CT Scan (Computed Tomography)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Geriatric Assessment
  • Infection Management
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Well Child Examination
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wound Care and Management
  • Wound Repair
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Denver Health Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2013
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Hnida has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Hnida's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Hnida to family and friends
14 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Hnida's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

We both (my wife and I) had a great experience with Dr. Hnida. He was thorough in his exams and very knowledgeable. Along with that he had a great sense of humor and really put us at ease. We really regret that circumstances forced us apart.
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I think Dr. Hnida is extremely knowledgeable and personable. No problems having him as my Primary Care. He has a great staff who are very Helpful. Thank you Jerry W. Donaldson
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Dr. Hnida is the absolute best! Not only is he extremely knowledgable about your medical issue, his bedside manner is second to none. He always makes me feel comfortable about asking questions, explains his thought process, and truly listens to his patients. I would recommend him to everyone I...more
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Beware to all: I scheduled an initial visit with Dr. Hnida at the recommendation of a close friend. They called me later to say that he would not be available in June or July and did I want to see another doctor. My answer: No. I confirmed my scheduled appointment and would schedule an exam...more
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My first visit with Dr. Hnida was perhaps the best doctor's visit I've had in my life. He is unrushed, attentive, and kind. Most of my past doctors were, at best, 2 out of 3 of these things. He's clearly knowledgeable, and takes the time to understand what your goals are health-wise. I recommend...more
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