Provider Spotlight – Dr. John Guenther

Dr. John Guenther joined The Youth Clinic in 1989. He is a native of Denver and graduated from medical school at the University of Colorado. He completed his pediatric residency at Brown University in Rhode Island. Dr. Guenther is Board Certified and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

What is your dream vacation?

Even though I have a list of places I would love to see in my lifetime, my dream vacation is anywhere with my family. 

What are your hobbies?

Some of my hobbies include learning, languages and history. My wife, Juli, and I with our two children enjoy anything outdoors including skiing, cycling, hiking, golfing and camping. 

Describe your perfect day.

My perfect day is any activities outdoors. Skiing, cycling, hiking, golfing… I love it all! 

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go and why?

Asia. To learn more about ancient cultures, religions and philosophy.

Why did you choose your profession?

I chose to work at The Youth Clinic after meeting the doctors of the Clinic.  Their knowledge, dedication to their patients and families truly impressed me.  I knew that working with such an excellent group of providers would allow me to hone my skills as a Pediatrician and would also help me to gain perspective on the subtleties that are necessary for helping parents raise healthy children.

What is your favorite part about working at The Youth Clinic?

Working at The Youth Clinic gives me the opportunity to help parents raise healthy, happy children as well as work with colleagues who support each other in improving our medical skills and patient interactions.

Everyone is here to help children and their families grow in a healthy fashion.

What advice do you have for your patients/audience?

Remember that since we are human, we will make errors in our parenting but that as long as we are consistent, patient and loving, our children will grow to be happy and productive member of society.

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