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When your child has allergies, the immune system reacts to a foreign substance as if it were dangerous, even though it is harmless to others. Allergy symptoms can be minor or very serious, even life-threatening

In Denver, Colorado, and around the country, National Jewish Health for Kids is a trusted leader in caring for childhood allergies – from babies to adolescents. Our pediatric allergists are part of a care team, bringing together physicians, nurses, dietitians, therapists and others. These experts work together to create an individualized treatment plan for your child.

Our pediatric allergists are researchers, too, so your child will have access to the latest clinical trials and most effective treatments.
At National Jewish Health for Kids you’ll find:

  • Advanced testing not available elsewhere
  • A therapy plan customized for your child
  • Food challenges
  • Proven eczema treatments
  • Nutrition counseling and education
  • In-depth, one-on-one teaching, including training in self-care
  • Continued follow-up to treat your child’s changing needs.

Allergies can keep your kid from being a kid. We can help your kid be a kid again.

Learn about Allergy Treatment Programs.

Our Specialists

  • Donald Y M Leung
    Donald Y M Leung, PhD, MD
  • Carah B. Santos
    Carah B. Santos, MD

Clinical Trials

Healing Eczema & Improving Sleep

Exclusive clinical research opportunity for families who are enrolled in the Pediatric Day (Treatment) Program for eczema at National Jewish Health.

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Reasons to Visit National Jewish Health

  • The leading respiratory hospital in the nation and the only one devoted fully to the treatment of respiratory and related illnesses
  • Ranked as one of the top two hospitals in pulmonology every year since U.S. News & World Report included this category in its annual “Best Hospitals” survey
  • Ranked in the top 1 percent of hospitals in the nation by HCAHPS
  • Physicians frequently recognized as among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 8 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to the latest clinical trials
  • 118-year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders


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