Gene E. Wolfel

Gene Wolfel

Title: Professor of Medicine – Cardiology
Company: University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus
Location: Aurora, Colorado, United States

Gene E. Wolfel, Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in Cardiology.

Dr. Wolfel has held his current post since 1997, when he also accepted a position on the cardiovascular rehabilitation program at the University of Colorado Hospital. In 2012, he was appointed director of the exercise testing laboratory at the hospital, and has been a staff cardiologist there with the heart failure and cardiac transplantation program since 1991. Dr. Wolfel entered his discipline because he enjoyed the physiology of the cardiovascular system, and has achieved his successes through passion. He is certified in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology, as well as cardiovascular disease and internal medicine.

An alumnus of Villanova University, Dr. Wolfel earned a BS in biology in 1970, and completed a MA in biochemistry from Bryn Mawr College in 1972. He went on to Jefferson Medical College, where he earned a MD in 1976. Among his numerous medical roles, Dr. Wolfel was named acting chief of cardiology at the Denver General Hospital from 1984 to 1991, and director of its exercise laboratory. He later directed the cardiology fellowship and training program at the University of Colorado School of Medicine for seven years, and was a director of the General Clinical Research Center at a satellite of the University of Colorado.

A fellow of the American Heart Association, the American College of Sports Medicine, and the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Wolfel has been featured in the 5280 Top Docs of 5280 Magazine in 2017, and was named to the 2012 Best Doctors for Executives of ColoradoBiz Magazine as well as the 2012 Top Doctors in Denver of 5280 Magazine.  He is a member of the Heart Failure Society of America, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, and the American Physiological Society.

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