Children's Hospital Colorado
I want to be a physical therapist.
The Denver Post recently followed the journey of Djimon, a 17-year-old whose family turned to deep brain stimulation surgery at our hospital. Djimon has dystonia, a movement disorder that triggers twisting and abnormal movements and postures.
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Jackie Murray, Ph.D., BS, RN, CPN has been named 2014 Magnet Nurse of the Year in Exemplary Professional Practice. Murray is a Brain Injury Program Coordinator at Children's Hospital Colorado.
Since Aug. 18, Children’s Hospital Colorado has seen an unusual influx of patients with respiratory illness at its emergency and urgent care locations, and at the same time has also seen a rare occurrence of neurologic illness, including limb weakness and cranial nerve dysfunction, in a small number of children.
5280 magazine has released its 2014 list of Denver’s Top Docs. We're proud to say that out of the 333 mentioned, 113 Children's Hospital Colorado physicians made the list.
Children's Colorado once again has been ranked among the nation's top 10 children's hospitals in the U.S. News & World Report 2014-2015 Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll. Additionally, our hospital was ranked in nine of 10 specialties surveyed, with six specialties ranking among the top 10.
Nearly 20 years ago, Katie Beets was given less than a 1% chance of survival after being diagnosed with brain cancer. Dr. Michael Handler offered to remove the 8-year-old’s brain tumor, with the caveat that she may never walk or talk. Katie recently visited Children’s Colorado, where she reconnected with her hero, Dr. Handler, and other favorite doctors and nurses.
Children's Hospital Colorado is recognized by Parents magazine as one of the top in the nation. The results ranked Children's Colorado as No. 5 for overall care and as the highest scoring children's hospital for "Family Friendliness." Read more about how we rank.