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Welcome to Infectious Diseases

The Department of Pediatrics Section of Infectious Diseases provides clinical services at Children's Hospital Colorado

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Patients are seen in the Infectious Diseases Outpatient Clinic, the CHIP Program Outpatient Clinic, or by the Infectious Diseases Consultation Team. MORE »

We are committed to educating and training medical students, physician assistants, residents, and fellows at Children's Hospital Colorado. MORE »

Infectious Diseases has an active basic and translational research program with more than five million dollars of federal funding yearly. MORE »


  • "Aurora girl beats H1N1 infection after weeks-long battle at Children’s Hospital. When asked why this strain impacted Keyona so drastically, Suchitra Rao, MBBS, explained certain strains still can overwhelm the system, even with a flu vaccination." Read the Channel 7 story here​.

  • "The question of whether vaccines or vaccine components cause autism is one that can, and has, been answered by science," said Sean O'Leary, MD. "Despite concerns, numerous studies have shown that there is no link between thimerosal in vaccines and autism." Read the January 2018 Daily Caller article​.

  • Edwin Asturias, MD, presented on “Fever and seizures in the young infant” at the National Pediatric Congress in Guatemala on June 22nd, 2017.