Children's Hospital Colorado
Weight Management
Weight Management

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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