Children's Hospital Colorado
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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.

See if telehealth is right for your child

 

Get to know our pediatric experts.

Catherine Doernbrack, CPNP-PC

Catherine Doernbrack, CPNP-PC

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Maya Bunik, MD

Maya Bunik, MD

Pediatrics

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Karen Dodd, PPCNP-BC

Karen Dodd, PPCNP-BC

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

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Gretchen Domek, MD

Gretchen Domek, MD

Pediatrics

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Children's Colorado in the news

  • CNN
    What are the COVID vaccine side effects in young kids?
    June 20, 2022

    With COVID-19 vaccines available to children as young as 6 months, doctors are fielding questions from parents. Dr. Suchitra Rao, an infectious disease specialist, says it's important to keep in mind that COVID-19 is now one of the vaccine-preventable diseases with the highest mortality rate. Learn more.

  • ABC News
    Questions about the COVID-19 vaccines? Talk to your doctor
    June 03, 2022

    According to CDC data, only 35.9% of children 5 to 11 have received a COVID-19 vaccine. Pediatric emergency medicine specialist Dr. Lalit Bajaj and his colleagues are sharing expert information to reassure parents. Learn more.

  • ABC News
    Pediatrician answers questions about COVID-19 vaccine for kids under 5
    May 24, 2022

    With the Food and Drug Administration set to meet in June to review data from both Pfizer and Moderna, a COVID-19 vaccine could be widely available to everyone in the U.S. ages 6 months and older by July. Pediatric infectious disease expert Dr. Sean O'Leary explains the latest for Good Morning America. Watch now.