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The Children's Hospital ​​

Welcome to Denver Health

Affiliate - Department of Pediatrics

Denver Health, an Affiliate of the Department of Pediatrics, is an integrated health care delivery system that provides care to one third of the children in Denver county. The Pavilion for Women and Children and the Denver Emergency Center for Children provide state-of-the-art inpatient and emergency facilities for children.

Further information is available at the Denver Health website

Contact Information

Please direct your questions or requests for additional information about Denver Health to:

Carol R. Okada, MD
Director of Pediatrics

Denver Health Medical Center
777 Bannock St., #0590
Denver, Colorado 80204
Phone: 303-602-9156


  • James Kaferly III, MD has been awarded a junior investigator award from the Denver Health Office of Research​. Dr. Kaferly will receive one-year, $25,000 award, to conduct pilot studies that can serve as the foundation for developing proposals for external funding. James’s project is “Primary Care Providers Reporting to Child Protective Services: Perceptions of Clinical Decision-Making Process for Report Versus Alternative Action.”

  • Andy White, MD, received the 2017 Outstanding Clinician Award from Denver Health​.

  • Mark Earnest, MD, PhD, Steve Federico, MD, and David Keller, MD, wrote a guest commentary article for The Denver Post, titled, “Stripping health care from 20 million people is unconscionable​.”