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Susan Brugman , MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary
Brugman
Clinic Phone: 303-398-1617

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonology

Locations: Denver - National Jewish Health, Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

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.
Conditions & Treatments:
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat - Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma
General Information
Gender: Female
Language: English
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, University of Arizona College of Medicine (1976)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification
Pediatrics - Pediatric Pulmonology, Board Certification

Conditions & Treatments:
  • Ear, Nose, and Throat - Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Lungs and Breathing - Asthma

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
National Jewish Health

Clinical Locations
National Jewish Health
1400 Jackson St
Denver, CO 80206
1-877-225-5654 (patients)
1-800-652-9555 (referrals)
303-388-4461 (business)
Website

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

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Pulmonary

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)

Hospital Affiliation
National Jewish Health

Clinical Locations: Denver - National Jewish Health, Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phone: 303-398-1617

Fax Phone: 303-270-2189
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