Children's Hospital Colorado

Pediatric Primary Care

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Primary Care at Children’s Hospital Colorado provides your child with comprehensive primary care from birth to young adulthood. We have six primary care clinics to meet the needs of your child: the Child Health Clinic, Adolescent Medicine Clinic, General Pediatric Clinic, International Adoption Clinic, Special Care Clinic and the Breastfeeding Management Clinic for new mothers. Our primary care providers are committed to offering compassionate and expert care.

Why choose Primary Care at Children’s Colorado for your child?

We provide primary care services to children from the Denver Metro area and beyond with a focus on the whole health of each child. We strive to provide every child a medical home with care coordination, medical interpreting services, nursing advice line and access to specialists, in areas such as neurology and obesity management.

We accept almost any insurance, including Medicaid and Colorado access.

Choosing the right clinic for your child

Child Health Clinic

The Child Health Clinic is a full-service pediatric practice for children living in the Denver metropolitan area. We provide a community-based practice model at a leading academic institution. We see all children from birth to 18 years.

Adolescent Medicine Clinic

We recognize that teens are a special category unto themselves, and they deserve special attention. It takes a special approach within our Adolescent Medicine Clinic to provide healthcare, considering all aspects of teen health – physical, emotional, mental and sexual – to provide the best care possible. We also have a specialized clinic for taking care of young mothers and their children.

General Pediatric Consultation Clinic

Children with common sleep problems and toilet training concerns (constipation/encopresis and enuresis) are seen in this clinic, each Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. All patients are referred by community pediatricians. New patient evaluations are scheduled for 60 minutes to reach initial diagnoses and recommendations. Treatment plans typically combine medical interventions, behavioral management and pediatric counseling.

Special Care Clinic

The Special Care Clinic is a comprehensive and integrated primary care program for children with complex needs, including high-risk newborns and children with complex medical conditions, as well as siblings of patients with special needs. This integration of services includes:

  • Integrated nutrition and respiratory therapy services
  • On-site care coordinators to help cut red tape and access community services
  • Dedicated scheduler to assist in making multiple specialty appointments
  • Social work and psychiatry partnerships
  • Inpatient consultants from our practice if your child is admitted to the hospital
  • A partnership with community care providers, offering consultations for management strategies for your child

International Adoption Clinic

The International Adoption Clinic is a consultation service for children in the Rocky Mountain region who have been adopted from abroad. We offer outpatient evaluations for children from newborns to 18 years of age. Our focus is on identifying infectious, growth, developmental, and psychological issues specific to international adoptees.

Breastfeeding Management Clinic

The Breastfeeding Management Clinic supports any mother and baby having challenges (e.g., low milk, sore nipples) with breastfeeding, from feeding newborns to weaning older children. We see self-referrals as well as referrals from community physicians, birth centers and other lactation programs. Please download our referral form for more information (.docx).

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Keeping you safe, wherever you are

We're here when you need us with the same safe, high-quality care we've always offered, even during the pandemic. Now, in many cases, you can get that care without even leaving home because we offer virtual visits across every one of our specialties.

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Get to know our pediatric experts.

Jeanne Oh, MD

Jeanne Oh, MD

Pediatrics

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Ellen Roy Elias, MD

Ellen Roy Elias, MD

Clinical Biochemical Genetics, Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

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Lori Wertheimer, MD

Lori Wertheimer, MD

Pediatrics

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Rachel Workman, MD

Rachel Workman, MD

Pediatrics

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Children's Colorado in the news

  • Colorado Public Radio
    Student mental health crisis as a result of COVID-19
    April 05, 2021

    Kate Hartman is a 7th-grader in Denver and a patient ambassador for Children’s Colorado. She struggled with mental health issues in the past, and like many students her age, felt sad and isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read her story and why it’s important for kids and parents to seek connectedness during this time. 

  • 7News
    New olfactory training clinic helps kids who had COVID-19
    March 18, 2021

    Children’s Colorado is now studying children who lost their sense of smell or taste due to COVID-19 by testing their ability to smell strong scents like peppermint. Learn why gathering this data will contribute to our overall understanding of COVID-19 and whether your child qualifies for the new olfactory training clinic.

  • Colorado Sun
    Coronavirus has stolen some kids’ sense of smell, and it stinks
    February 22, 2021

    A new clinic and study opening at Children’s Colorado in March will focus on helping teens and children age 5 and older regain their sense of smell after a coronavirus infection. Dr. Kenny Chan explains how "olfaction training" may help.