Dr. Julia Rifkin, MD

Dr. Julia Rifkin, MD

Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism  ·  
Dr. Julia Rifkin, MD is an endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism specialist in Littleton, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. She graduated from University of Colorado At Denver in 1983 and specializes in endocrinology, diabetes & metabolism.

7750 S Broadway Ste 220

Littleton, CO 80122

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • PHCS
  • Rocky Mountain Health Plans
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Zurich

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Top Care Areas

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Thyroid Disease
very high
more than 98% of peers
very high
more than 97% of peers
Diabetes Type 1
very high
more than 93% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism

2  Board Certifications

  • Diabetes, Metabolism & Endocrinology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

47  Conditions Treated


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1  Procedures

  • Diabetes Counseling

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.


  • Loretto Heights College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Presbyterian/St. Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1985
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • University of Arizona Health Sciences Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Outstanding Educator, University of Colorado School of Medicine, 2000
  • Outstanding Faculty Teaching Award, University of Colorado HSC, April 22,
Media & Publications

Dr. Rifkin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rifkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rifkin to family and friends
61 total reviews (25 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (61)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Rifkin'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 (25)

I feel very fortunate to have found Dr. Rifkin. She is an outstanding endocrinologist -- very knowledgeable and thorough; an expert in her field. She is also kind, cheerful, and attentive, something that I always appreciate from a medical professional. Dr. Rifkin treated me for thyroid and adrenal...more
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She never diagnosed me as Type 1, She never tested me for Type 1. Treated me as a Type 2 Diabetic without success for over 1.5 years. Left her practice where my new doc immediately tested me and found I was Type 1!!! Spent a lot of $$$ at Rifkins office for NOTHING, while my sugars were out of...more
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When Dr. Rifkin left Centura, I received a voicemail and a letter stating that she would be unavailable until the new practice was open (2 months later). The voicemail included Dr. Rifkin's private number so that I could contact her personally with any concerns or refill requests. Dr. Rifkin has...more
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I found Dr. Rifkin to be excellent although I was frustrated with problems her clinic had submitting prescriptions. However, Dr. Rifkin left the Centura network, closed her office, and won't be available to contact until late October -- 2 1/2 months after I received a letter from Centura. I never...more
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Dr Rifkin closed her office in Littleton with no advance notice to her patients. The word was put out she was retiring but she's moving to CU Health at Fitz. My. Husband and I were not not notified and left without refills. We receive a letter in the mail the same week the office clos ed we do...more
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