Susan Anzalone, MD by Photographer  Luke Wyckoff

About Dr. Anzalone

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Susan Anzalone, MD is a board-certified neurologist who did her clinical fellowship in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). Before that she completed her neurology residency at Loyola University Chicago Medical Center.  Her PGY2 and intern years were completed at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, FL. She went to medical school at Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, and completed her undergrad studies in Sociology at University of Colorado at Boulder.  

Dr. Anzalone is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN). Her professional associations, memberships and accolades are wide-ranging and include the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) where she was one of ten neurologists chosen to be a member of the Small Practice Leadership Team in 2018. She is also a member of the American Medical Association (AMA) and Colorado Medical Society (CMS). She regularly participates in international and national conferences such as the European Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS), American Committee for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (ACTRIMS), Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), the American Academy of Neurology Annual Meeting (AAN), and Recent Advances in Neurology (RAIN) a yearly review at UCSF.

Dr. Anzalone is committed to providing superior care for patients with multiple sclerosis and other immune-mediated neurologic diseases through advocacy, evidenced-based medicine, service and integrity.

Dr. Anzalone has served on the board of the National MS Society (NMSS) and is currently their only “Partner in MS Care” in the Denver/Boulder area. She was also the recipient of the Biogen-Idec Fellowship Grant and the National MS Society Fellowship Grant for her fellowship at UCSF in 2015. She was chosen to be a fellow at the 2014 CMSC/ACTRIMS conference. Dr. Anzalone has led 3 NMSS Walk MS Teams in San Francisco, Denver and Boulder and continues to advocate for people with MS.

Dr. Anzalone has extensively traveled throughout Central and South America, SE Asia, Africa and Europe, serving on medical missions to Kenya, Uganda and Ecuador. While in Ecuador she spent a day with a Shaman learning traditional and spiritual healing techniques.

Additionally, Dr. Anzalone has studied over 200 hours with world-renowned yoga teacher Rod Stryker, recently just completed a 200 hour yoga teacher training (YTT) in Denver, and finds yoga and meditation to be a critical component to her own spiritual, mental and physical health.  Her background also includes taking courses taught by Dr. Mark Hyman and others at the Institute for Functional Medicine. Dr. Anzalone combines the latest research and cutting-edge medications with natural, integrative and alternative approaches to achieve superior results for her patients.

Dr. Anzalone believes in the power of nature to heal, and loves to go hiking, mountain biking, dirt biking, ATVing and snowmobiling. She’s also quite the foodie, always one of the first to try out a new Denver restaurant. She is an avid supporter of the arts including the Denver Art Museum and the Denver Center for Performing Arts.

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Our Philosophy

It’s different.

 

At Colorado MS Center, we are paving the way for a new era in the practice of medicine.  Our healthcare system is broken, expensive, confusing, and lacks the care and attention that we believe is necessary for maximum health and wellness.  We value your time and believe the relationship with your doctor is vitally important.  We work together to address you as the powerful person you are, not as just another disease that needs curing. 

Throughout our time together we will work on establishing a holistic lifestyle with a healthy diet, rejuvenation through nature and exercise, nourishing social connections, and cutting edge research and data to guide our decisions about medications and other treatment modalities. Ultimately we are here to support you in living the best life possible!  

Our focus is to tune in to your needs, help you establish a state of supreme health, and co-create a life that brings you joy!  Our intention is to form a lifelong connection and provide you with the best possible medical care available.

 

Our Team

 

Deb Stef

Billing coordinator

Deb is in charge of making sure infusions are approved by insurance, helps with prior auths, and also coordinates copay assistance from the pharmaceutical companies.

 

Our Center

 

Colorado MS Center is easy to find, and easy to navigate once you get here. The space has been purposely and beautifully designed to create a calm and peaceful atmosphere. The last thing you want is for your trip to the doctor to be stressful and we strive to make it easy.

Our office has a modern infusion center with 2 chairs and a tranquil atmosphere. It is easily accessible with free parking and WIFI.  We provide MS drugs such as Tysabri, Ocrevus, rituximab, Lemtrada, steroids (methylprednisolone), IVIg, headache cocktails and more.    

We are conveniently located right off I-25 and Colorado Blvd. Our garage has 4 ADA-accessible parking spots with ramps, push buttons for all doors, wide elevators and easy access to our suite right off the elevator. We have ADA-accessible bathrooms on the same floor with easy push button access. There is plenty of ADA parking in the garage, plenty of 2-hour street parking right out front and unlimited parking just one block east.

We have a large conference room on the first floor that we use for meetings, events and conferences.