The Best of Health 2022
Whether it's your pet or your family, here are our readers' choices for the best health companies
Founded in 2003, Skyridge Medical Center has 284 beds and approximately 1,600 physicians on staff. Skyridge prides itself on its award-winning birth facility that in 2020 delivered 11,595 babies, more than any other in the south metro Denver area. Other honors the facility has been awarded include one of Healthgrades America’s 250 Best Hospitals Award and the Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award.
Best Health Insurer
Kaiser Permanente believes your health goes beyond your visits to the doctor. Providing members with multiple resourc-es that cover mental health, community resources and life care planning, Kaiser’s goal as an insurer is to make your coverage accessible and customizable to fit your needs.
“Health care doesn’t have to be complicated,” the company says. “We’re here to help you make the health-care choices that are right for you—from choosing your health plan to knowing how to get the most out of it.”
Best Orthopaedic Clinic
“Providing our patients with the highest quality, state-of-the-art comprehensive orthopedic care is our mission, and we succeed in this mission by providing a dynamic network of best-in-class orthopedic specialists and services, which enables us to meet all our patient’s needs,” OCR’s website states.
Beyond orthopedic care at 19 locations, the centers also offer imaging, physical therapy, outpatient surgery, and casting and splinting services.
Best Plastic Surgery Clinic
Dr. Jeffrey R. Raval, M.D, FACS, has been in Denver since 2001 receiving awards for his rhinoplasty and facelift procedures for many years since. Raval offers three membership tiers – Youthful Skin Club, ClubTOX & ClubTOX Elite. Clients may qualify for various upgrades and complimentary services.
“Raval Facial Aesthetics has a history of excellence in Denver providing nose jobs and facial plastic surgery to clients from all over the country,” Raval’s says on its website.
Best Behavioral/Mental Health Provider
Counseling can be an intimidating op-tion for navigating personal obstacles, but for licensed professional counselor Misty Vogel, counseling is not only a specialty she hopes to provide to clients, but a proven aid in her life for overcoming personal blocks. Vogel also provides Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) psychotherapy work to move clients toward alleviating psychological stress of clients.
“Having trained with experts in the field of attachment, I combine my experience doing attachment work with my passion helping individuals, couples and families enhance connection in relationships,” Vogel says.
Best Veterinary Clinic
With special packages aimed toward owners of new kittens and puppies, the VCA Alameda East Veterinary Hospital wants to support you on every step of your life as a pet owner, not just the tough parts. Fortunately, if the hospital’s services are needed in an emergency, its primary and specialty care centers are both open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.