Children's Hospital Colorado

Patient Volumes: Who We Treat at the Breathing Institute

Our experts treat respiratory and sleep disorders from the common to the complex, helping children and families breathe easier.

Best Children's Hospital by U.S. News & World Report Pulmonology 2021-2 Badge

Our specialists are experts in breathing, lung and sleep disorders, so patients come from all over the country to be treated at Children’s Hospital Colorado. 

Nationally-ranked care for patients in Colorado and across the country

Our pediatric pulmonologists see more patients than any other pediatric pulmonology group in the Denver metro area. Our experience is part of what makes the Breathing Institute the best in our seven-state region.

Pulmonary procedures by year

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The graph above represents common pulmonary procedures such as bronchoscopies, bronchoalveolar lavages and laryngoscopies. Since we perform such a large volume of these procedures, we offer the most experience and greatest expertise for your child.

Breathing Institute visits by year

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We regularly evaluate data on the ability of our pulmonary experts to see new patients within 10 days of their appointment request. Urgent appointments are also available and we accommodate these same-day visits after discussion with our partners in care and your child’s primary care physician.  

Sleep studies by year

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Our sleep program has grown tremendously, doubling the number of sleep studies done in the last seven years, including more than 4,500 in 2019.