University of Colorado Seal
Take a quick survey Please give us your feedback!   |   Join our community: Twitter Facebook

Kathryn Wells , MD

Associate Professor, Pediatrics-Child Abuse / Neglect
Clinic Phones: 720-944-3748, 720-777-6919

Specialties: Pediatrics, Child Abuse Pediatrics

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

General Information
Gender: Female
Language: English
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, Creighton University School of Medicine (1993)

Undergraduate Schools
BS, Carroll College (MT) (1989)

Residency Program
Creighton University/University of Nebraska Program, Pediatrics (1996)

University of Colorado (Children's Hospital Colorado) Program, Pediatrics - Child Abuse Pediatrics (2003)

Specialty Information
Pediatrics, Board Certification (1996)
Pediatrics - Child Abuse Pediatrics, Board Certification (2009)

Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
Denver Health Medical Center

Clinical Locations
Denver Health
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO 80204

Children's Hospital Colorado
13123 East 16th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045
Appointments: 720-777-1234

Job Titles
Academic - Associate Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Child Abuse / Neglect

Recognition & Awards
National Center on Substance and Child Welfare, National Collaborative Leadership Award (2007)
Presented by Sharon Amatetti, MPH, Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) on February 2, 2007.

Administration on Children, Youth and Families (ACYF), Department of Health and Human Services (DDHS), 2007 Commissioner’s Award (2007)
Presented to an individual from each State and Territory who has made a significant contribution to the field of child maltreatment research or practice and has inspired others to join this crucial endeavor

American Academy of Pediatrics, Special Achievement Award (2008)
Awarded for "distinguished service and dedication to the mission and goals of the academy for developing a Healthy Tomorrows project that creates a medical home for children in foster care in metro Denver".

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Colorado Advocate of the Year (2009)
Presented by Colorado CASA Board on October 16, 2009

5280 Magazine, 5280 “Top Doc” for “Child Abuse Pediatrics” (2010)
Named 5280 “Top Doc” in 2010 for “Child Abuse Pediatrics” – selected by Denver metro-area physicians.

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
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Fellow
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) - Vice President
American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) - Member
The Ray Helfer Society - Scholar Member
International Professional Society for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN) - Member
AAP Section on Child Abuse and Neglect - Member
AAP Section on Adoption and Foster Care - Member
Research & Grants
$1.15 million - HHS, ACF, Children's Bureau Colorado Systems Integration Model for Infants (2005)
$250,000 - HRSA, MHCB, Healthy Tomorrows Growing Connections for Kids (2007)

Information for Referring Providers
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
Denver Health Medical Center

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

Clinic Phones: 720-944-3748, 720-777-6919

Fax Phone: 720-944-3704
Filter Results




Conditions Treated

Centers & Institutes

Clinical Locations