Children's Hospital Colorado
Juniper as a baby

Here, it's different.TM

With over 100 years of pediatric expertise, kid and family-focused care and a multidisciplinary approach, we're the only hospital in Colorado and the surrounding region that treats kids and only kids.

Pediatric expertise

Nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Kid and family-focused care

Environment and treatments designed just for children

Multidisciplinary care

Collaborative care to treat each child individually

Pediatric expertise

There's no other choice when it comes to your child

We see more, treat more and heal more children than any other hospital in the region. And because our research shapes the future of innovative treatments, we provide the best possible care years before it's available anywhere else.


3,400+ Pediatric specialists
$111 million Grant-funded research in 2016
Only Nationally-ranked children's hospital in Colorado

We treat kids and only kids

Everyone involved in your child's care has pediatric-specific training and expertise.

Read about our pediatric expertise

This is a photo of Juniper at 4 years old. She is laying on her back on a colorful quilt with her arms crossed behind her head.  Juniper had a heart transplant at Children's Hospital Colorado.

Kids aren't just small adults

Growing bodies require special care, equipment and understanding.

Find out how kids are different

Kid and family-focused care

We've built our entire hospital around kids

We know kids need to play, learn and connect – even when they're sick. That's why we offer dozens of amenities to help them do just that.

Here are a few ways we treat the whole child and their family, not just the illness:

You are the most important member of your child's care team.

Other families share how they have experienced our care.

See their stories

We have achieved nursing's highest honor.

See what awards make us stand out

Multidisciplinary care

It's not what our specialists do alone that really counts.
It's what they do as a team.

We understand that time is of the essence when your little one is sick. Instead of numerous appointments with different specialists, your child sees all our experts at one appointment. With your guidance, our team collaborates to provide the best care possible, leading to better communication and better outcomes.

A collaborative pediatric team for individual needs:


Faster to see all specialists in one visit, rather than one at a time

What is multidisciplinary care?

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Space of its kind dedicated to multidisciplinary care

Juniper's story: where pediatric expertise, family-focused care and multidisciplinary care come together

Shortly after birth, Juniper was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyopathy, a disease that was weakening and enlarging the two lower chambers of her heart. It would be fatal if not treated quickly. The generosity of another family and the expertise of our cardiology team changed Juniper's life forever.

Our team at the Heart Institute came together to help Juniper's family meet milestones, big and small:

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A very special donor is at the center of every transplant story. To all those who have given the gift of life, thank you.

Learn more about organ and tissue donation