Dr. Kyrsten Fairbanks, MD

Dr. Kyrsten Fairbanks, MD

Gastroenterology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 45
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Dr. Kyrsten Fairbanks, MD is a gastroenterology specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. She graduated from Washington University in 1998 and specializes in gastroenterology, transplant hepatology, and more.Read her story

499 E Hampden Ave Ste 420

Englewood, CO 80113

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Fairbanks performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Abdominal Disorders
very high
more than 95% of peers
Gastrointestinal Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
Hemorrhoids
very high
more than 89% of peers

Dr. Fairbanks's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Fairbanks' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fairbanks "Dr. Fairbanks graduated summa cum laude with her bachelor's degree from Washington University in St. Louis, she stayed in Missouri to complete her medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine, where she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honors society. Dr. Fairbanks then completed her Internal Medicine residency and specialty training in Gastroenterology and Hepatology from The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland. In addition, she received a year of specialty training in transplant hepatology at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. Prior to joining South Denver Gastroenterology, Dr. Fairbanks worked as a transplant hepatologist for 9 years at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Her areas of special interest include all aspects of liver disease, including transplantation, but she is enthusiastic about general gastroenterology and endoscopy."
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3  Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology

3  Board Certifications

  • Gastroenterology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Transplant Hepatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

79  Conditions Treated

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5  Procedures

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.

Education

  • Washington University of St. Louis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1994
  • Washington University
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Fairbanks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fairbanks' Reviews

4.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fairbanks to family and friends
8 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (8)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
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  • 3
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  • 2
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  • 1
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Dr. Fairbanks' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Fairbanks Says:
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I believe feedback from patients is essential to understand how myself, and my practice, are meeting the needs of patients. We strive to continually improve, and maximize patient experience for patients treated at South Denver Gastroenterology. 

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Patient Comments (3)

She did a liver biopsy & was professional. Later Dr. Fairbanks found out through test that I had, "Sphincter of Oddi Dysfunction" My number was high enough to perform the procedure to correct the problem, but she refused to do the procedure because she thought I might get pancreatitis from it(a...more
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I havenausea with vomiting & take Zofran.I also haveFatty Liver Disease. It was caused by (Medications), so with having that &taking ZOFRAN precautions should be taken,Zofran increases the AST/ALT. I was having a colonoscopy, but I wanted an Upper Endoscopy too, so I asked 4 times SHE SAID NO! I...more
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I am a new patient. Dr. Fairbanks is so professional, patient and friendly. She took time for my appointment to help me figure out my problems, didn't feel she was rush at all. So far probably the best doctor's visit experience for me.
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