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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. Stan Szefler was named a member of the Food and Drug Administration Advisory Panel, Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee.
  • Dr. Steve Abman and Dr. Dunbary Ivy worked closely on a four-year process and major milestone with the recent publication on clinical guidelines on pediatric pulmonary hypertension (PH). It is the first collaboration championed jointly by the American Thoracic Society and the American Heart Association, which underscores the multi-disciplinary nature of this life-threatening condition.
  • Dr. Stan Szefler served on ad hoc study section for the National Institutes of Arthritis and Musculoskelatal and Skin Diseases for PROMIS grants.
  • Dr. Scott Sagel has won (for the 3rd time) the PRC National Excellence in Health Care 5-Star Excellence Award from the Children's Hospital Colorado.
  • A document entitled American Heart Association and American Thoracic Society Joint Guidelines for Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension was just approved by the Executive Committees. This international project was conceived and led by Dr. Steve Abman, and included several members of the University of Colorado faculty.