Dr. Douglas Forward, MD

Dr. Douglas Forward, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
Dr. Douglas Forward, MD is a family medicine specialist in Golden, CO and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1996 and specializes in family medicine.

1030 Johnson Rd Ste 200

Golden, CO 80401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Forward's Experience

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

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Forward "I enjoy building relationships with my patients over time. Educating patients about their illness or addressing their concerns with illustrations or other educational materials is important to me. I am most interested in scientifically supported medical treatment but understand the ?art of medicine? may involve alternative approaches. Dr. Forward has received the NCQA Recognition for Heart/Stroke and for Diabetes. He has also received the 5280 Top Doc Award."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

31  Conditions Treated

13  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Immunization
  • Joint Injection
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care

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.


  • University Of Colorado
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • Rose Family Med
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Rose Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Front Range Community College
    Other Education | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Colorado Magazine, "Colorado's Top Doctors" (Family Practice), October 20
  • NCQA PPC-Patient Centered Medical Home, Level 3, 2012-2015, 2012
  • NCQA Diabetes Recognition Program - 2011-2014, 2011
  • NCQA Heart/Stroke Recognition Program - 2011-2014, 2011
Media & Publications

Dr. Forward has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Forward's Reviews

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

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

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Dr. Forward's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

I have been going to Dr. Forward for a couple of years now, and I do not intend to ever see anyone else. He has an outstanding bedside manner, and his methods of explaining anything to do with my care is second to none. He has a way of putting you at ease, even in the most uncomfortable of...more
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Dr. Forward is knowledgeable about anything health related that I need to know, thoughtful and respectful while being able to be truthful to a patient, helpful with medical, wellness an diet ideas with well prepared, clear instructions to me, probably due to his vast experience.
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I like and trust this doctor. I have been going to him for many years. He takes the time to explain things to me and give the correct solution.
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Dr. Forward performs his medical responsibilities in a knowledgeable, professional, and helpful manner. He is up to date on new developments in the medical field and takes the time to explain each medical situation one might have and instils confidence that he is making the correct diagnosis. He...more
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Very thorough and professional. Great bedside manner.
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