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Brian Stafford, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Psychiatry-Child, Pediatrics-General Pediatrics
Stafford
Clinic Phones: 720-777-8621, 720-777-2740

Specialties: Pediatrics, Psychiatry and Neurology, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Perinatal Mental Health, Infant Mental Health

Location: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Interest for Patients: I provide a comprehensive evaluation and I'm skilled in delivering traditional psychotherapeutics as well as psyhcotherapy, and complementary/alternative approaches to support during the perinatal period. I support women and men individually, and as couples.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Parenting
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bereavement
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bipolar Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Panic Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Phobias
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Postpartum Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Stress Management
General Information
Gender: Male
Language: English
Care Philosophy: I fully accept a patient's story and make them feel heard, held, and appreciated for who they are as a person, partner, and parents.
Personal Interests: Outdoor activities in the mountains and desert. Spiritual and soulful work in nature. Parenting and marriage.
Volunteer Activities: Board of Directors for Postpartum Progress, Inc and Mothers of Preschoolers, Inc.
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Tulane University School of Medicine (1995)

Graduate Schools
MPH, Tulane University (1995)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, Wheaton College (IL) (1988)

Internships
University of Kentucky College of Medicine Program (1996)

Residency Program
University of Kentucky College of Medicine Program, Pediatrics (1998)
University of Kentucky College of Medicine Program, Chief Resident, Psychiatry and Neurology (2000)

Fellowships
University of Kentucky College of Medicine Program, Psychiatry and Neurology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (2000)
Tulane University Program, (2002)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification (2000)
Psychiatry and Neurology, Board Certification (2001)
Psychiatry and Neurology - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Board Certification (2002)
Perinatal Mental Health (2001)
Infant Mental Health (2002)

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Child and Teen Health - Children's Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Infant and Toddler Health
  • Child and Teen Health - Parenting
  • Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Anxiety
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Attention Deficit Disorder with Hyperactivity
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bereavement
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Bipolar Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Panic Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Phobias
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Postpartum Depression
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Seasonal Affective Disorder
  • Mental Health and Behavior - Stress
  • Stress Management

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Location
Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
720-777-1234
800-624-6553
Appointments: 720-777-1234
Website

Job Titles
Academic - Associate Professor
Other - Medical Director, Project CLIMB
Other - Medical Director, Healthy Expectations Perinatal Mental Health Program
Other - Medical Director, Healthy Expectations Adolescent Response Team

Recognition & Awards
Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute , Suzannah Park Memorial Psychotherapy Award (1998)

University of Kentucky, Abraham Wikler Outstanding Psychiatry Resident (2000)

Tulane School of Medicine, Outstanding Young Researcher (2004)

University of Kentucky, Irma Satter Rosenstein Lecture on Early Interventions (2009)

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Top 10 Champion in Perinatal Mental Health (2010)

Colorado Children's Hospital, Healthy Expectations Professor of Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry (2010)

Children's Hospital Colorado, Anschutz Family Chair in Perinatal and Infant Psychiatry (2011)

5280 Magazine, Top Doctor in Denver (2012)
Voted a 5280 best doctor by my peers in response to the question, "Which physician would you trust to treat you and your family?"

Professional Memberships
Marce Society
World Association of Infant Mental Health
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Research & Grants
Research Interests
My research focuses on effectiveness of perinatal mental health treatments in varied clinical settings.
Teaching
Associate Professor (2005)
School of Medicine
Psychiatry
Perinatal Mood Disorders, Integrated Pediatric Care, ADHD, Depression, Anxiety, Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy, Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health,

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: Accept referrals from around the Rocky Mountain West for Consultation related to pregnancy and postpartum related mental health concerns.

Research Interest for Referring Providers: Effectiveness of perinatal mental health treatments in varied clinical settings.

Hospital Affiliation
University of Colorado Hospital
Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinical Location: Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phones: 720-777-8621, 720-777-2740

Fax Phone: 720-777-7149
CV: Brian_Stafford_june cv.docx
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