Allergy Care and Immunology at Children's Hospital Colorado
Children's Hospital Colorado's mission is to provide comprehensive clinical care and consultation for children with allergies. We are a national referral center staffed by highly skilled and trained pediatric allergy specialists.
Areas of expertise include: allergic and non-allergic asthma, exercise-induced asthma, vocal cord dysfunction, allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, chronic sinusitis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, drug allergy, animal allergy, environmental illness, insect sting sensitivity, angioedema, acute and chronic urticaria, anaphylaxis and immunodeficiency problems.
Why Choose Children's Hospital Colorado for Allergy Care
The Allergy and Immunology Specialists at Children's Hospital Colorado are leaders in allergy research and treatments. In conjunction with the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and National Jewish Health, Children's Hospital Colorado provides professional education and knowledge advancement through research. Our specialists are on the forefront of evaluating new methods of allergy testing and new medications for allergy treatment. Our researchers work to understand allergic and inflammatory reactions, and then seek new ways to safely regulate those responses.
In our clinics, we believe a multidisciplinary approach to allergy management is the best way to improve quality of life for our young patients. In addition to Children's Hospital Colorado's emergency and inpatient services, being housed with a variety of pediatric subspecialists contributes significantly to our ability to provide a full-spectrum of care.
Extensive diagnostic testing is available for both infants and older children, and an experienced staff of doctors, nurses, dieticians, social workers, child life therapists and therapists allows families to benefit from the team approach to the evaluation and management of patients with allergies. Our collaborative approach also incorporates and facilitates family involvement and involves close collaboration with the primary healthcare provider.
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Allergy Evaluations Available
- Thorough history and physical examination
- Allergen skin testing
- Laboratory testing
- Pulmonary function testing
- Radiographic imaging, including CT and MRI
- Exercise challenges
- Food Challenges
- Drug Challenges
- Allergen immunotherapy, when indicated