John D. Norton, MD, FACP

My Philosophy and Approach to Wellness...

My passion is my family and friends and taking the best possible care of my patients. I also enjoy academics and teaching, the framework for exceptional care where the patient is at the apex.
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Physician Profile


Providence College
Providence, RI
Bachelor of Arts, Biology, Magna Cum Laude 1965
Medical School
Albany Medical College
Albany, NY
Doctorate of Medicine 1969
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Denver, CO
Internal Medicine 1969-1970
Fitzsimons Army Medical Center
Denver, CO
Internal Medicine 1970-1973
Chief Resident 1973
Army Research & Development Laboratory
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 1972

Professional Society Memberships

Clinical Club of Colorado Springs
El Paso County Medical Society
Fellow, American College of Physicians
American Society of Internal Medicine

Professional Affiliations and Appointments

Medical Director, IHS Nursing Home 1998-2009
Medical Director, Coumadin Clinic, Penrose Hospital 1999-present
Medical Director, Stroke Program, Penrose Hospitals 2009-present
Associate Medical Professor, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Department of Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Penrose Hospital

Military Service

US Army Medical Corps 1969-1976

Honors and Awards

Alpha Epsilon Delta
Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society
2002 Laureate for Colorado, American College of Physicians, American Society of Internal Medicine
Best Internal Medicine Specialist in COS 2004


American Board of Internal Medicine

Patient Testimonials

  • Member: Robert

    It is hard to discribe what John Norton and NDVIP have meant tome over the past couple of years. My primary doctor had some confl...

  • Member: Cathy

    We have been seeing John D. Norton for 16 yrs., long before he was an MDVIP doctor. Our experience with him has always been wonde...

  • Member: David and Brenda

    Dr. Norton has been our doctor for a very long time. He has, of course, helped us with many health issues over the years, but he ...

  • Member: Carole

    Dr. Norton is such a gift as my primary care physician. His diagnoses are always correct, and I always feel that I have the direct...