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Global and Denver Health Extend Adult Down Syndrome Pilot Through June


Population Served
Colorado residents
21 years and older

Days & Hours of Operation
Wednesdays, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Denver Health Federico F. Peña Southwest Family Health Center and Urgent Care
1339 S. Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80219

For additional information, call 303-602-0002 and choose option 3



We are pleased to announce, that after three years of hard work, Global and Denver Health have joined forces to organize a pilot clinic which aims to provide excellent medical care to adults with Down syndrome.

The clinic has recruited two Down syndrome experts – Dr. Barry Martin, M.D. and Bryn Gelaro, LSW – to address medical and behavioral health on Wednesdays at the Denver Health Federico F. Peña Southwest Family Health Center and Urgent Care.

During the pilot period, which will end in June, we have the opportunity to prove the need for an excellent quality medical care center specifically for adults with Down syndrome. If we are able to easily fill appointments between now and June there is a high likelihood we could establish a “permanent” Down syndrome clinic for adults. So make your appointment today and help us ensure a healthier future for our adults!




Barry Martin, M.D.

Family Physician & Assistant Professor of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

Barry Martin, MD, is Board Certified in Family Medicine. He has more than 25 years’ experience providing primary health care for adults with developmental disabilities including several hundred with Down syndrome. He served as Medical Director of the former Denver Adult Down Syndrome Clinic for 10 years. Read more



Bryn Gelaro, LSW

Director of Adult Initiatives and Special Projects
Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Bryn Gelaro, a social worker with a passion for behavioral health of adults with Down syndrome, was a consultant for the Global Down Syndrome Foundation from 2015 to 2017 before Director of of Adult Initiatives and Special Projects. Read more



Dennis McGuire, P.h.D., LCSW

Senior Consultant
Global Down Syndrome Foundation

Dennis McGuire has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of mental health and developmental disabilities and is the former Director of Psychosocial Services for the Adult Down Syndrome Center of Lutheran General Hospital in suburban Chicago, the largest, most prestigious clinic for adults with Down syndrome in the United States. Read more



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Contact your insurance plans to determine if Denver Health is within network before scheduling a clinic appointment.


Accepted Insurance Plans

Anthem BCBS (certain networks excluded)
Beech Street
Cigna (certain networks excluded)
Colorado Access
– Child Health Plan Plus (CHP+)
Corvel Network
Denver Health Elevate
Denver Health Medical Plan
First Health Network
Pinnacol Assurance
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO
United Healthcare


Managed Medicare Plans

Aetna Medicare Advantage
Denver Health Medicare Advantage
Rocky Mountain Health Plans HMO Medicare Advantage
TRICARE for Life
United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
– Evercare
– Medicare Complete (Formerly Known as Secure Horizon)

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