Dr. Kyrsten Fairbanks, MD

Dr. Kyrsten Fairbanks, MD

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Gastroenterology  |  
Female  |  
45 y/o
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Dr. Kyrsten Fairbanks, MD is a gastroenterology doctor who practices in Parker, CO. She is 45 years old and has been practicing for 14 years.Read her story

South Denver Gastroenterology

9399 Crown Crest Blvd Ste 411

Parker, CO 80138
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Net
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare

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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

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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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Specialties

  • Gastroenterology
  • Internal Medicine
  • Transplant Hepatology
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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*
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Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anemia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Digestive System
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Blood Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Celiac Disease
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cirrhosis
  • Colitis
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Dehydration
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Diarrhea
  • Diverticulitis, Intestinal
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Duodenal Ulcer
  • Duodenitis
  • Dysentery
  • Dysphagia
  • Enteritis
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Dilation
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Diverticulum
  • Esophageal Ulcer
  • Esophageal Varices
  • Esophagitis
  • Gas-Bloat Syndrome
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastrointestinal Malabsorption
  • Gastroparesis
  • Heartburn
  • Hemochromatosis
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hepatitis
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Hepatitis C
  • Hepatorenal Syndrome
  • Hernia
  • Ileus
  • Indigestion
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Malnutrition
  • Nausea
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Non-Neonatal Jaundice
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Pancreatitis
  • Peptic Ulcer
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomal Ulcer
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Unexplained Weight Loss
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Vomiting Disorders

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Procedures

  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Endoscopy (Esophagus, Stomach, Small Intestine)
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Liver Biopsy
  • Manometry

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

Dr. Fairbanks does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Fairbanks and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Swedish Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Appendectomy

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Dr. Fairbanks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fairbanks to family and friends
4.0
based on 8 total reviews (3 with 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:

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. 


Patient Comments (3)

in Youngstown, OH |
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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in Warren, OH |
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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in Parker, CO |
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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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Fairbanks accepts 13 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Access Choice PPO
    Blue Preferred HMO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Coventry Health Care
    Group Plan PPO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Net
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Options PPO
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Fairbanks has admitting privileges

Swedish Medical Center
501 E Hampden Ave
Englewood, CO 80113
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Littleton Adventist Hospital
7700 S Broadway
Littleton, CO 80122
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Parker Adventist Hospital
9395 Crown Crest Blvd
Parker, CO 80138
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