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Christine Waasdorp Hurtado, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology
Waasdorp Hurtado
Clinic Phone: 719-305-9030

Specialties: Pediatrics, Pediatric Gastroenterology

Locations: Colorado Springs - Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Specialty Care, Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Conditions & Treatments: Digestive System - Colonoscopy, Digestive System - Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems), Digestive System - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis, Digestive System - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), Digestive System - Therapeutic Endoscopy, Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Nutrition, Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity, Symptoms and Manifestations - Abdominal Pain, Symptoms and Manifestations - Heartburn, Symptoms and Manifestations - Nausea and Vomiting

 
General Information
Gender: Female
Language: English
Clinical Interest for Patients: My many clinical interests in general gastroenterology include gastroesophageal reflux, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic abdominal pain and endoscopy
Care Philosophy: I strive to provide the best care for my patients and their families. I believe in treating the person as a whole and work to understand the roles of nutrition and stress in health.
Personal Interests: In my spare time, I enjoy skiing, tennis and playing with my young children
Public Speaking: yes
Volunteer Activities: I support Pikes Peak Children's Museum in Colorado Springs, serving on their board of directors from 2011-2014. I am passionate about supporting the education of children and believe a children's museum would significantly contribute to our community.
Education and Training
Medical Schools
MD, University of Vermont College of Medicine (2000)

Graduate Schools
MSc, University of Colorado Denver (2010)

Undergraduate Schools
BA, Middlebury College (VT) (1994)

Internships
National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program (1998)

Residency Program
National Capital Consortium (Walter Reed) Program, Pediatrics (2000)

Fellowships
University of Colorado (University Hospital) Program, Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology (2010)

Specialty Information
Specialties
Pediatrics, Board Certification (2003)
Pediatrics - Pediatric Gastroenterology, Board Certification (2011)

Conditions & Treatments
Digestive System - Colonoscopy
Digestive System - Gastroenterology (Stomach, Bowel, General GI Problems)
Digestive System - Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD): Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, microscopic colitis
Digestive System - Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Digestive System - Therapeutic Endoscopy
Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Nutrition
Food, Nutrition and Metabolism - Obesity
Symptoms and Manifestations - Abdominal Pain
Symptoms and Manifestations - Heartburn
Symptoms and Manifestations - Nausea and Vomiting
Practice Locations
Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital
Memorial Health System

Clinical Locations
Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Specialty Care
4125 Briargate Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80920
719-305-9000
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 - Assistant Professor

Department, Section / Division
Pediatrics, Pediatrics-Gastroenterology

Recognition & Awards
NASPGHAN, Teri Li Education Award (2013)
Award for education of Pediatric Gastroenterologists

Professional Memberships
American Academy of Pediatrics - Member
National Association Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Hepatologists and Nutritionists - Member
Research & Grants
Research Interests
My research interests are currently focused on pH Impedence evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux.
Teaching
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics (2010)
School of Medicine
Pediatrics
Pediatric Gastroenterology

Information for Referring Providers
Clinical Interests for Referring Providers: My many clinical interests in general gastroenterology include gastroesophageal reflux, celiac disease, eosinophilic esophagitis, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic abdominal pain and endoscopy

Research Interest for Referring Providers: My research interests are currently focused on pH Impedence evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux.

Hospital Affiliation
Children's Hospital Colorado
University of Colorado Hospital
Memorial Health System

Clinical Locations: Colorado Springs - Children's Hospital Colorado Outpatient Specialty Care, Aurora - Children's Hospital Colorado

Clinic Phone: 719-305-9030

Fax Phone: 719-305-9031
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