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Welcome to Pulmonology

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Pulmonology provides clinical services at Children's Hospital ColoradoNational Jewish Health, and at outreach clinics in Colorado and Montana. 

As a national referral center, we are dedicated to providing professional education at all levels and are committed to advancing knowledge through our comprehensive research programs.

Please explore our Web site for more information, and contact us if you have any questions.

Comprehensive clinical care and consultation for children with lung disorders & extensive expertise.

Dedicated to providing professional education at all levels. Programs include Fellowships in Pediatric Pulmonology.

Research among our faculty examines the causes and treatments of a wide range of pediatric pulmonary disorders.


  • Dr. Steven Abman has co-edited two books released this summer, Fetal and Neonatal Physiology, (co-editors: Polin, Rowitch, Benitz and Fox) and, Fetal and Neonatal Lung Development, (co-editors: Alan Jobe and Jeff Whitsett). Dr. Abman has also been selected for the Bengt Robertson Award for Research Concerning the Neonatal Lung Lecturship at the European Academy of Paediatric Societies to be held in Geneva, in October, 2016.
  • Dr. Robin Deterding has been named the Ed and Roxanne Fie Anderson Family Endowed Chair for Breathing.A celebration for Dr. Deterding will be planned in the near future.
  • Dr. Steven Abman was selected to serve as a member of the NIH Clinical Trials study section. He was also selected earlier this year to serve as Associate Editor for the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.
  • Pulmonology Fellow, Dr. Stephen Hawkins, received the Outstanding Fellow Award as part of the 2016 Resident and Faculty Teaching Awards.
  • Pulmonology Fellow, Dr. Benjamin Hughes, was the 1st Year Fellow 2016 Spring Poster Session award winner for his poster, “The Effect of Altitude on Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children.”