Dr. Julia Ilyne Rifkin , MD

Diabetes ,Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

(720) 528-0860

Centura Health Physician Group
7750 S Broadway Ste 220
Littleton, CO 80122


Returning to Colorado in 1991, Dr. Rifkin worked at Denver Health where she became involved in curriculum and course development for the University of Colorado's Internal Medicine Residency Program. She designed and implemented the first Women's Health elective for the residency and also developed a series of core lectures for the resident's Continuity Clinics. She was awarded the prestigious Outstanding Faculty Award for Housestaff Teaching presented by the Department of Medicine in 1995. Dedicated to the academic teaching and study of Internal Medicine, she was selected to direct an expansion of the Primary Care Residency program becoming the Medical Director of the High Street Primary Care Clinic in 1996. She has authored several published medical articles and book chapters. After fifteen years in academic medicine, Dr. Rifkin was honored by the opportunity to join Dr. Michael L. Dunn at Foothills Family Practice. In her down time, Dr. Rifkin enjoys reading and her three Jack Russell terriers. Education / Experience: • Bachelor of Science, Natural Science, 1978, Loretto Heights College, Denver, Colorado • Doctor of Medicine, 1983 University of Colorado School of Medicine • Internal Medicine Residency completed in 1987, University of Arizona • Fellowship Endocrinology & Metabolism 19871989, University of Arizona • Attending staff, 1991-1995, Denver General Hospital • Primary Care Coordinator Ambulatory Care Clinics, 1993-1995, Denver General Hospital • Medical Director, High Street Primary Care Clinic, 1996-2011 • Board Certified in Endocrinology and Metabolism since 1989 and Internal Medicine since 1987 • Licensed since 1984 • Faculty appointment at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Internal Medicine since 1991-2012 • Fellow in the American College of Physicians • Member of the American Diabetes Association -

Gender: N/A

Years in Practice: 38 Years

Languages Spoken: English

Education & Training

Medical School: University Of Colorado School Of Medicine

Graduation Date: in 1982

Specialties & Hospital Affiliations

Hospital Affiliations:


Specialties: Diabetes ,Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and Internal Medicine

Health Insurance and Affiliations

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
  • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Aetna Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem CO Blue Priority PPO
  • Anthem CO HMO
  • Anthem PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CIGNA LocalPlus
  • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • Humana Choice POS
  • Humana Colorado HMOx
  • Humana National POS
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Good Health and Vista HMO PPO
  • Rocky Mountain Monument PPO - Tier 2
  • Rocky Mountain Summit Group
  • UHC Choice Plus POS
  • UHC Navigate HMO
  • UHC Navigate POS
  • UHC Options PPO

Dr. Rifkin's Office Information

Fax: (720) 052-8086
Website: centura.org
Accepting New Patients: Yes
Medicare Accepted: Yes
Medicaid Accepted: Yes

Office Hours:

Mon8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Tue8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Wed8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Thu8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Fri8:00 AM-4:30 PM

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