Robin Deterding, MD
Professor, Pediatrics-Pulmonary Medicine
Director of Breathing Institute at Children's Hospital Colorado
Chair, Children's Interstitial Lung Disease Research Network
Chief, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Children's Colorado Innovation Center
Conditions & Treatments
Pediatrics - Pediatric Pulmonology, Board Certification
Pediatrics, Board Certification
- Lungs and Breathing
Granulomatous Lung Disease
Interstitial Lung Disease
Clinical Interest for Patients
Dr. Deterding is an internationally known pediatric pulmonologist, executive leader of one of the biggest pediatric breathing operations for children in the country and a serial entrepreneur committed to improved care models for patients.
She is a tenured Professor of Pulmonary Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine and the Children's Hospital. She completed her medical training and residency in Pediatrics and Internal Medicine at Southern Illinois University and completed Pediatric Pulmonary Fellowship training at the University of Colorado. She was competitively selected and completed the prestigious Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program.
She is currently the executive leader for breathing as the Chief of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Colorado and the Medical Director of the Pediatric Breathing Institute at the Children's Hospital, an innovative Institute designed to expand interdisciplinary programs and improve outcomes, clinical care and new treatments for children with breathing problems. She is recognized as an international expert in the care of children with rare interstitial and diffuse lung disease with low oxygen. Her research interests include biomarkers, proteomics, and defining clinical phenotypes outcomes with novel approaches. As a Founder of The Children's Interstitial Lung Disease Research Network (ChILDRN), she is co-leading efforts for a national diffuse lung disease database. She helped found the chILD Foundation for families.
Currently she is also the Medical Director of the new Children's Colorado Innovation Center. Other leadership efforts have included the development of multiple educational initiatives as the past Dean of Clinical Curriculum at the University of Colorado and the founding of 2 innovation start up companies focused on improving clinical care.
Dr. Deterding has over 100 publications and has had grant funding in medical education, clinical trials, clinical science and innovation devices. She has received numerous teaching awards and has consistently been recognized as one of Denver's 5280 Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America.