Susan Brugman, MD
Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Clinic (303) 398-1617
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Gender: Female
Languages: English
Department, Section/Division: Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine

Practice Locations

National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson St
Denver, CO 80206
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Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Ave
Aurora, CO 80045
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Hospital Affiliation
  • National Jewish Health

Specialty Information

  • Pediatrics - Pediatric Pulmonology, Board Certification
  • Pediatrics, Board Certification
Conditions & Treatments
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat - Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
Clinical Interest for Patients
I am particularly interested in vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) in children and adolescents. This disorder is frequently mistaken for asthma and can result in severe limitation of activity and disability. VCD occurs much more frequently than is suspected. We are uniquely positioned here at National Jewish Health to diagnose and treat VCD with a multidisciplinary, integrative team approach. My second interest is in hypnotherapy treatment for respiratory disorders. I am certified in Medical Hypnosis and have been practicing for the past three years. With or without associated organic disease, the following entities can be treated effectively with integrative approaches which include hypnosis and biofeedback: chronic cough, hyperventilation syndrome, vocal cord dysfunction and breathing pattern disorders. I see children from infancy to age 18 yrs old. In addition, I occasionally see patients through their college years.

Information for Referring Providers

Clinical Interests for Referring Providers
Asthma, Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia, Congenital Pulmonary Disorders, Intersitial Lung Disease, Pneumonia and other Respiratory Infections, Vocal Cord Dysfunction, Medical Hypnosis (Children and Adults)

Clinic Phone: (303) 398-1617
Fax Phone: (303) 270-2189
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