Children's Hospital Colorado

Resources for Weight Management Healthcare Professionals

At Children’s Hospital Colorado, we treat the big things, the small things and everything in between.

Patient referrals to the Lifestyle Medicine Program at Children's Hospital Colorado

Patients seeking a weight management program need a referral submitted by their primary care provider or specialty physician to come to our Lifestyle Medicine Program.

Referring physicians can submit patient referrals via:

Upon receipt of the referral, our schedulers will call patient families to schedule the first orientation visit. If we're unable to get in contact with the family, we will send a letter to both the family and the referring physician.

Referral guidelines for the Lifestyle Medicine Program

Download our weight management/obesity referral guidelines (.pdf) for information on how and when to refer a pediatric patient to our Lifestyle Medicine Program.

Tools for lifestyle and weight counseling in primary care