Learn more about RMHC pediatric specialists

Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children has experts in nearly every pediatric specialty to support the health of your child(ren) and children throughout the Rocky Mountain Region.

Minimally invasive surgery

When faced with the prospect of your child's surgery, you want the best possible team caring for your child with expertise and compassion. From common conditions to complex procedures, the Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) program at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) offers new options for exceptional care, reduced pain, lower complications and a faster return to normal activity for children. Our MIS Surgeons are world-renowned leaders and pioneers in their field. They offer MIS options for fetal surgery as well as procedures for infants, children and adolescents.

Cardiology and heart surgery

Whether your premature newborn needs surgery immediately following delivery, your teenager is coming in for a follow-up heart procedure or you are looking for long-term following up for a complex congenital heart condition, The RMHC Heart Center board certified pediatric cardiac physicians are here for you. We are the only hospital in the Rocky Mountain region where expert cardiac teams work together to provide care under one roof for: high risk pregnancies that involve a congenital heart condition in mom or baby, an initial congenital heart condition diagnosed prenatally or immediate after birth, cardiac conditions that develop in childhood, inpatient and outpatient long-term following up for complex heart conditions for pediatric and adult patients.

Pediatric oncology (cancer)

RMHC offers an innovative, comprehensive approach to a full range of pediatric cancers. As a member of the Children’s Oncology Group, RMHC is able to offer access to major clinical trials. RHMC offers state of the art diagnostic technology and surgical techniques, ensuring patients receive the most modern methods of cancer treatment. Additionally, we are one of only a few hospitals in the U.S. with intraoperative radiation therapy for pediatric patients with solid tumors.

Spine/scoliosis specialists

Congenital spinal abnormalities are present at birth and have lasting effects on a child’s development. The RMHC pediatric spine specialists offer advanced treatment options and continued care for pediatric spinal disorders. Using a truly multidisciplinary approach to spinal disorder management, our fellowship-trained pediatric subspecialists strive to optimize the functional abilities of each child. We have all of the pediatric subspecialists necessary to provide the highest level of care.

General pediatric orthopedics

RMHC is dedicated to getting children back to their normal lives with our General Pediatric Orthopedics program. Our team includes physicians, nurses, pediatric physical therapists, pediatric anesthesiologists, child life therapists, pediatric occupational therapists, pain management physicians and patient/family education teams that specialize in limb preservation, spinal surgery, hand surgery, shoulder and elbow services, and rehabilitation.

Multi-disciplinary Amazing Kidz clinics

At RMHC, our providers treat your Amazing Kidz by bringing unique teams of specialists together to care for children with conditions like cleft lip and palate, aerodigestive disorders, Feeding issues and more. Children in our Amazing Kidz program receive organized care by multiple specialists in one convenient location and in coordinated appointments. On top of that, all of our Amazing Kidz doctors carefully communicate with each other to make your life easier and your child’s care better.

Pediatric GI services

RMHC offers pediatric gastroenterology specialists around the clock to address all simple and emergency needs of children. Our program includes access to the full system of gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, pediatric surgeons and dietitians for long and short-term pediatric GI conditions. RMHC’s team of pediatric gastroenterologists is the only one in the Denver metro area that can perform pediatric biliary endoscopy.

Pediatric intensive care

RMHC serves the needs of the Denver metro area with our 24/7 staffing of board-certified intensivists and hospitalists at two pediatric intensive care units (PICUs). Our two PICU units are located at RMHC at P/SL in downtown Denver and the RMHC at Swedish in Englewood for the most access for families and sick children.

Pediatric emergency services

The pediatric emergency department at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (RMHC) is open 24/7. The board-certified specialists provide infants, children and adolescents with exceptional emergency care when minutes matter most. Our facility offers short wait times (day and night), kid-sized equipment and cheerful decor. We also provide highly effective pain management for injuries in children and are in close communication with your child’s primary care doctor whenever possible