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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


  • 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​.”

  • Simon J. Hambidge, MD, PhD, has been elected Chair of the Reach Out and Read Colorado Board. Dr. Hambidge first fell in love with the Reach Out and Read program as a pediatric resident. Twenty years later, he is elected chair of the Reach Out and Read Colorado Board of Directors. Read the full story.

  • Carol Okada, MD, who directs pediatric inpatient programs at Denver Health, will be our Affiliate Vice Chair for that institution.