Visiting Clinical Professor, Medicine-Rheumatology
Professor of Medicine
Recognition & Awards
Top Doctor in Denver, 5280 Magazine
Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?" Has received this award each year since 2001.
ACR Distinguished Fellowship Program Director Award, American College of Rheumatology
Master, American College of Rheumatology
Distinguished Clinician Scholar Award, American College of Rheumatology
Laureate, American College of Physicians
Full-time Faculty Physician of the Year Award, University of Colorado Hospital
Major area of research interest is in the pathophysiology and treatment of neuropsychiatric lupus. Additional areas of interest are metabolic bone disease and clinical trials.
West SG, Pearson DW, Striebich CC, Goecker R, Kolfenbach JR. The Effect of Pre-appointment Consult Triage on Patient Selection and Revenue Generation in a University Rheumatology Practice. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 Jul 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29999252
West SG. Current management of sarcoidosis I: pulmonary, cardiac, and neurologic manifestations. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 2018 May;30(3):243-248. PubMed PMID: 29389828
Fischer A, Antoniou KM, Brown KK, Cadranel J, Corte TJ, du Bois RM, Lee JS, Leslie KO, Lynch DA, Matteson EL, Mosca M, Noth I, Richeldi L, Strek ME, Swigris JJ, Wells AU, West SG, Collard HR, Cottin V. An official European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society research statement: interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features. Eur Respir J. 2015 Oct;46(4):976-87. PubMed PMID: 26160873