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It’s all about the kids at National Jewish Health for Kids in Denver, Colorado

Our pediatric program was developed by our nationally recognized pediatricians to meet the unique needs of you and your child. Our pediatricians care for children and adolescents with allergic, pulmonary and immune system disorders in a setting designed to put you and your child at ease.

We offer advanced testing, individualized care and open communication with your family and your physician. Our pediatricians are researchers, too, so your child will have access to the latest clinical trials and most effective treatments.

Pediatrics at National Jewish Health
At National Jewish Health for Kids, you and your child will find:

  • The latest in clinical trials
  • A focused and integrated approach
  • State-of-the-art testing
  • A therapy plan designed especially for your child
  • A wide variety of specialty programs focused on all aspects of pediatric health.

Our goal is to reduce symptoms and help you manage your child’s illness at home. We want your child to be able to participate in school, family and friend activities. We also want you and your child to feel good about yourselves and the treatment program.

Our Specialists

Clinical Trials

Combination Therapy for Pediatric Asthma Patients

Our researchers are studying an investigational combination of medications, one used to treat asthma in adults and the other not yet approved to treat adult asthma, to determine if it can improve symptoms and lung function in asthma patients age 5 to 17.

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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 consistently recognized among the best in the nation by multiple services, including Best Doctors in America and Castle Connolly
  • Among the top 6 percent of organizations funded for research by the NIH, providing patients access to more than 300 active clinical trials
  • 121-year history of focus on care, research and education serving thousands of patients with lung, heart, immune and related disorders

 

Patient Stories

Team Helps Teen Pursue his Passion

Breath control is something every performer must master. For dancers, good breathing technique can add not only to endurance, but also to fluidity and grace. It can add power to an actor’s speech. Breath control is especially important and challenging for 18-year old Kendrick Trujillo, who suffers from severe asthma and allergies. Thanks to his multidisciplinary team at National Jewish Health, Trujillo has mastered breath control well enough to pursue dance and theatre studies as he heads off to college.

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