Bennett Parnes, MD
Associate Professor, Medicine-Geriatrics

Medical School:
  • MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (1982)
Undergraduate School:
  • BS, Northwestern University (IL) (1978)
  • University of California (Davis) Health System Program, Family Medicine (1985)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics


  • Schifeling CH, Shanbhag P, Johnson A, Atwater RC, Koljack C, Parnes BL, Vejar MM, Farro SA, Phimphasone-Brady P, Lum HD. Disparities in Video and Telephone Visits Among Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Cross-Sectional Analysis. JMIR Aging. 2020 Nov 10;3(2):e23176. PubMed PMID: 33048821
  • Pearson SM, Tandon A, Fixen DR, Linnebur SA, Orosz GM, Parnes BL, Marcus AM, Billups SJ. Pharmacist-Led Transition of Care Pilot Targeting Older People After Emergency Department Discharge. Sr Care Pharm. 2020 Jun 1;35(6):273-282. PubMed PMID: 32456757
  • Brungardt A, Daddato AE, Parnes B, Lum HD. Use of an Ambulatory Patient Portal for Advance Care Planning Engagement. J Am Board Fam Med. 2019 Nov-Dec;32(6):925-930. PubMed PMID: 31704762
  • Reynolds IR, Fixen DR, Parnes BL, Lum HD, Shanbhag P, Church S, Linnebur SA, Orosz G. Characteristics and Patterns of Marijuana Use in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 Nov;66(11):2167-2171. PubMed PMID: 30291748
  • Dalton AF, Lyon C, Parnes B, Fernald D, Lewis CL. Developing a Quality Measurement Strategy in an Academic Primary Care Setting: An Environmental Scan. J Healthc Qual. 2018 Nov Dec;40(6):e90-e100. PubMed PMID: 30113366
  • Fixen DR, Linnebur SA, Parnes BL, Vejar MV, Vande Griend JP. Development and economic evaluation of a pharmacist-provided chronic care management service in an ambulatory care geriatrics clinic. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018 Nov 15;75(22):1805-1811. PubMed PMID: 30104259
  • Kant RE, Vejar M, Parnes B, Mulder J, Daddato A, Matlock DD, Lum HD. Outcomes and provider perspectives on geriatric care by a nurse practitioner-led community paramedicine program. Geriatr Nurs. 2018 Sep - Oct;39(5):574-579. PubMed PMID: 29731391
  • DeAlleaume L, Parnes B, Zittleman L, Sutter C, Chavez R, Bernstein J, LeBlanc W, Dickinson M, Westfall JM. Success in the Achieving CARdiovascular Excellence in Colorado (A CARE) Home Blood Pressure Monitoring Program: A Report from the Shared Networks of Colorado Ambulatory Practices and Partners (SNOCAP). J Am Board Fam Med. 2015 Sep-Oct;28(5):548-55. PubMed PMID: 26355126
  • Jerant A, Kravitz RL, Fiscella K, Sohler N, Romero RL, Parnes B, Aguilar-Gaxiola S, Turner C, Dvorak S, Franks P. Effects of tailored knowledge enhancement on colorectal cancer screening preference across ethnic and language groups. Patient Educ Couns. 2013 Jan;90(1):103-10. PubMed PMID: 22985627
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Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Family Physicians, Member
  • American Geriatrics Society, Member

Practice Locations

UCH - Anschutz Outpatient Pavilion
1635 Aurora Ct
Aurora, CO 80045

UCH - Seniors' Clinic
1635 Aurora Ct
5th Floor
Aurora, CO 80045

UCHealth Primary Care - Lone Tree
9540 Park Meadows Dr
Lone Tree, CO 80124

Hospital Affiliation
  • University of Colorado Hospital

Specialty Information

  • Family Medicine, Board Certification (1985, 2006)
  • Geriatric Medicine, Board Certification (1992, 2012)
  • Certificate of Public Health, Certificate (2001)
Conditions & Treatments
  • Primary Care

General Information

Medical Schools:
  • MD, Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (1982)
Undergraduate Schools:
  • BS, Northwestern University (IL) (1978)
Residency Programs:
  • University of California (Davis) Health System Program, Family Medicine (1985)
Languages: English
Department: Medicine-Geriatrics