The Breathing Institute at Children’s Hospital Colorado has one of the top pediatric pulmonology programs in the country. We are nationally recognized for expertise in asthma, cystic fibrosis and children’s interstitial lung disease, among many other specialties. Also, our institute’s Sleep Center provides evaluation and treatment recommendations for a wide range of sleep problems in children.
Below is a list of our programs:
The Aerodigestive Program is dedicated to providing comprehensive, state-of-the-art treatment and services for children with complex airway, respiratory and gastrointestinal tract disorders. The Program is the one of the most complete aerodigestive multidisciplinary programs in the United States.
The Asthma Program provides comprehensive clinical care and consultation for children with common and complex breathing problems. We offer the latest in diagnostic testing for both infants and older children. The Program treats more children with asthma than any other hospital in Colorado.
Cystic Fibrosis Research and Care Center
The Mike McMorris Cystic Fibrosis Research and Care Center is one of the premiere cystic fibrosis (CF) clinical care and research centers in the country. Experts at the CF Center deliver state-of-the-art care, provide education for healthcare professionals and for families with CF, and advance the field through clinical research.
Interstitial Lung Disease (chILD) Program
The Children’s Interstitial Lung Disease Program at Children’s Colorado is one of the leading referral centers in the world for babies, kids and teens with these rare lung conditions. The Program is world-renowned for our diagnostic ability and testing facilities, and we provide consultation to patients and healthcare providers around the world.
Pediatric Heart Lung Center Center
The Pediatric Heart Lung Center is a multidisciplinary program that provides a unique approach toward patient care, education, research and training in childhood heart and lung disease. We currently manage more than 200 patients with severe pulmonary hypertension either as a primary diagnosis or associated with heart or lung disease.
Pulmonary Hypertension Program
The Pulmonary Hypertension Program was the first multidisciplinary program for children in the United States and has been treating children with pulmonary hypertension for 25 years. We currently manage more than 200 patients with severe pulmonary hypertension either as a primary diagnosis or secondary to heart or lung disease. Our primary goal is to improve your child's quality of life by focusing on early detection and treatment.
The Children's Colorado Sleep Center includes comprehensive clinics to evaluate patients and to make appropriate treatment recommendations so that the entire family can return to a normal night of sleep. We provide a multidisciplinary approach to care, because we believe many sleep problems can be coupled with other medical issues.
Ventilator Care Program
The Ventilator Care Program is an interdisciplinary program that provides care to infants with chronic respiratory failure. The Program provides key features that are required for the successful care of children with chronic ventilator needs by linking inpatient and outpatient care. Our experienced providers are focused on providing the highest quality of care to these patients and their families.