Children's Hospital Colorado
Joe Grubenhoff, MD
Emergency

Joe Grubenhoff, MD

Associate Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness

Specialties:
Emergency Medicine - Pediatric, Pediatrics
Conditions:
Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries
specialties:

Emergency Medicine - Pediatric, Pediatrics

conditions:

Traumatic and Acquired Brain Injuries

Meet Joe Grubenhoff, MD

I aim to provide family-centered evidence-based care for ill and injured children. Shared decision-making informed by sound medical knowledge and the child and parents' wishes and values is the best way to speed kids to recovery.

Get to know his background

I have a particular interest in the management on mild blunt head injury and concussions focusing on the role of the Emergency Department as the first opportunity to help children achieve a speedy, safe and complete recovery.

Undergraduate 1997

Colorado College (CO)

Medical School 2002

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Internship 2003

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program

Residency 2005

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics

Fellowship 2009

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatric Emergency Medicine

Graduate 2015

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora

13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

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South Campus, Highlands Ranch

1811 Plaza Drive
Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

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Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society 2002

This is the national medical honor society recognizing medical students demonstrating scholarship, leadership and professionalism. Members typically represent the top 10% of their graduating class. http://alphaomegaalpha.org/how.html
St. Louis University Beta Chapter

Ludwig-Seidel Award 2008

This award is given for the best research by a pediatric emergency medicine fellow at the annual Pediatric Academic Society Meeting.
Academic Pediatric Association

Golden Stethoscope - Patient/Physician Communication 2011

This award is given by the School of Medicine Foundations of Doctoring Program for displaying excellent patient/physician communication skills.
University of Colorado

5280 Top Doc 2013

Recognition by Denver Metro Area peers for providing excellent care.
5280 Magazine

5280 Top Doc 2014

Recognition by Denver Metro Area peers for providing excellent care
5280 Magazine

Excellence in Trauma Physician Award 2014

Awarded to a Children's Hospital Colorado physician who has made considerable contributions to trauma care at Children's Hospital Colorado.
Children's Hospital Colorado Trauma Program

Century Award 2014

This award is given to a member of the Children's Hospital Colorado medical staff 5 or fewer years out from training who has made significant contributions to Children's Hospital Colorado.
Children's Hospital Colorado

5280 Top Doc 2015

Recognition by Denver Metro Area peers for providing excellent care
5280 Magazine

5280 Top Doc 2016

Recognition by Denver Metro Area peers for providing excellent care
5280 Magazine

Children's Hospital Colorado Medical Staff Provider of the Month 2017

Children's Hospital Colorado Medical Staff Office

5280 Top Doc 2017

Recognition by Denver Metro Area peers for providing excellent care
5280 Magazine

5280 Top Doc 2018

Recognition by Denver Metro Area peers for providing excellent care
5280 Magazine

For Patients:
I am interested in improving the management of concussions (mild traumatic brain injury) in children.
For Referring Providers:
I am interested in improving the management of mild traumatic brain injury in children presenting to the ED by understanding barriers to follow-up care and the benefits that care provides.

Associate Medical Director, Clinical Effectiveness

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